Non-Consensual Medical Experiments Expose Patients to Risk of Death

When invited to become subjects in a medical experiment, most African-Americans decline; the memory of Tuskegee is indelibly ingrained in their communal memory. Their distrust is buttressed by the evidence; before and since Tuskegee. This community has been subjected to a continuum . . . Continue reading →

Germany’s Colonial Genocide in Namibia (Part 2)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Germany's Colonial Genocide in Namibia

German scientists viewed South West African colonies as laboratories They used them as a testing ground for Darwinian racial science and coerced medical experimentation on expendable human subjects At Shark Island, which even German soldiers called “The Death Camp” Dr Bofinger conducted . . . Continue reading →

Pediatric Psychiatry Ethics in a Nutshell

A five-year government supported study, “Affective Neuroscience of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder,” was halted after  parents complained to the University of Illinois in Chicago. According to documents obtained by ProPublica Illinois, Dr. Mani Pavuluri, a prominent psychiatrist who had founded the Pediatric Mood . . . Continue reading →