A study in The New England Journal of Medicine shatters the last myth about the integrity of the current system of checks and balances in medical research. Continue reading →
The lead story in The New York Times on Thanksgiving day (below) acknowledged several facts demonstrating that children are the victims of major medical malpractice:
An eye opening article by Jeanne Lenzer, “NIH Secrets,” in The New Republic (below), should make the new Congress sit up and take notice!
The Baltimore Sun reports (below) that in a paper scheduled for publication in the journal Epidemiology and Infection, a Harvard University-led team proposes that a vitamin D deficiency caused by inadequate winter sun exposure may predispose people to infection. Continue reading →
"Why are scientists coy about publishing negative data? Continue reading →
FDA's slip-shod approval of defective, harmful drugs, accompanied by rubber stampped endorsements by compromised FDA advisory committees may be reaching a boiling point.
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The banner headline news story in today's New York Post (below) reports that New York City's "Department of Education has turned thousands of public school students into "guinea pigs" –allowing researchers to use kids in lucrative and racially explosive studies, critics charge."
Steven Fiorello, former Chief Pharmacist for the State of Pennsylvania, was arraigned on on Tuesday, November 21, 2006, on Felony and Misdemeanor charges related to his accepting money from drug companies whose drugs he put on the state Formulary. Continue reading →
"The amount of legal stimulants used as medication and produced in our country has grown 2,000 percent in the last 15 years."
Presentation by Vera Sharav. NARPA Conference, Baltimore, MD. Nov. 17, 2006. PowerPoint slides (2.8 MB file).