Anthrax Vaccine Consent Form / Should You Roll Up Your Sleeves_WSJ

Anthrax Vaccine Consent Form / Should You Roll Up Your Sleeves_WSJ Sat, 29 Mar 2003 The Administration’s determination to push its two controversial vaccine programs forward–smallpox and anthrax–even as medical experts urge caution in light of the serious health risks posed by . . . Continue reading →

Infomail Archive

Infomail 2005 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Subscribe to the AHRP infomail list Dec 16: Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Dec 11: Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck . . . Continue reading →

Antidepressant Ban for Kids Puts Pressure On U.S. / Canada

Antidepressant Ban for Kids Puts Pressure On U.S. / Canada Mon, 15 Dec 2003 The British government ban for use of all but one SSRI antidepressant drug in children and teens (Dec 10, 2003) is reverberating wherever these drugs are widely prescribed. . . . Continue reading →

Soldier vaccinated with anthrax / smallpox died shortly from pneumonia: Army coverup- UPI

Soldier vaccinated with anthrax / smallpox died shortly from pneumonia: Army coverup- UPI Sat, 9 Aug 2003 It would appear that suppressing negative results – in this case, probably death from pneumonia that followed inoculation with two experimental vaccines – anthrax and . . . Continue reading →

Court Strikes Down FDA Pediatric Rule

Court Strikes Down FDA Pediatric Rule Fri, 18 Oct 2002 Court ruling posted at: http://www.dcd.uscourts.gov/00-02898.pdf FDA’s pediatric Rule has been struck down by a federal District Court. The Court ruling came at the exact time that AHRP disseminated an Infomail explaining why . . . Continue reading →

Scientifically unsupportable treatments: Hormone replacement therapy and anti-depression drugs

July 12, 2002 Scientifically unsupportable treatments: Hormone replacement therapy and anti-depression drugs FYI July 11th New York Times Editorial said “The news keeps getting worse about the value of hormone replacement therapies for postmenopausal women,” indicating that “The promotional blitz over the . . . Continue reading →

UK’s Elderly Care Plan Run by US "Cheats"

UK’s Elderly Care Plan Run by US “Cheats” Tue, 12 Nov 2002 Healthcare fraud is bankrupting the American healthcare system, and leaving 41.2 million Americans without healthcare insurance because the cost is so high. British newspapers–The Observer and The Guardian–report that the . . . Continue reading →

How Did the Vioxx Debacle Happen? USA Today / Lancet

How Did the Vioxx Debacle Happen? USA Today / Lancet Tue, 12 Oct 2004 Dr. Eric Topol of the Cleveland Clinic: “The senior executives at Merck and the leadership at the FDA share responsibility for not having taken appropriate action and not . . . Continue reading →