Alliance for Human Research Protection Fri, 18 Jul 2003 Dear Dr. Campbell and others concerned about ethical research: This is in response to your July 11 comments objecting to AHRP’s criticism of the ethics of two controversial ARDS experiments sponsored by the . . . Continue reading →
Scientists and entrepreneurs have tried for years to develop a safe and universal blood substitute that did not spoil after 42 days. However, all such efforts have encountered serious safety problems.
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UK Patients Used as Drug ‘Guinea Pigs”_Guardian Feb 9 2003 Medical fraud experts in the U.K. estimate that one per cent of all drug trials involve fraud, including failure to get proper consent from patients. An investigation by The Guardian / Observer . . . Continue reading →
4,500 vulnerable premature babies are being sought as guinea pigs in 7 government-funded experiments being conducted by the National Research Network–the same Network that conducted the lethal oxygen experiment. . Continue reading →
Is it progress when US government sponsored medical research moves from deliberately infecting Guatemalan men with syphylis to designing experiments that kill premature babies?
The Environmental Protection Agency Announcement in the Federal Register, December 14, 2012 LIED in the public record claiming it excluded chronically ill people from its pollution exposure experiments. Continue reading →
The Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting ongoing poisonous air pollutant inhalation experiments on human beings that defy civilized medical research–many have been conducted at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, others at the University of Rochester (NY), University of Southern California, University of Michigan, and elsewhere.
Respected international scientists who examined the evidence, concluded that annual influenza campaigns are likely an utter waste of time and money." But officials at the US Centers for Disease Control disregard science and accept commercial propaganda as their guide for setting public health policy.
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An urgent call for a debate about the ethics of data secrecy. Absent the humanitarian raison d’etre for enrolling in a clinical trial, no human being should be put at any–even minimal risk–without adequate compensation as a laborer and the protection of Workmen’s Compensation insurance.
About 30 women who participated in a clinical trial have been left hundreds of particles of potentially hazardous metal in their breast by a faulty disk made of tungsten and silicone that was used to shield against radiation exposure.
This year alone, because of patent expirations, the drug industry will lose control over more than 10 megamedicines whose combined annual sales have neared $50 billion.
The deeper problem is that current incentives reward drug companies to develop mainly new, but not better medicines at ever higher prices. Continue reading →