“Human beings are being treated like animals” R.M. Lodha, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India An opinion article in The Sunday Guardian by Jacob Puliyel, MD, focuses on the plan to conduct unethical medical experiments in which human beings are deliberately infected with infectious diseases in order to develop possible vaccines. These…Read More
Donald Klein, MD, one of the pillars of biological psychiatry who was instrumental in medicalizing the ebbs and flows of human moods, and of fostering psychiatry’s reliance on psychiatric drugs, is dead. The obituary in the New York Times notes that: “Klein’s research into panic attacks, depression, childhood anxiety disorders and related areas reshaped how…Read More
Editor of New England Journal of Medicine defends catastrophic experiments, and the Institute of Medicine expands prison drug trials. Question: How many times have these members of the elite put their own life at risk “to advance our knowledge?”Read More
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.Read More
"Over the past seven years, some 73 clinical trials on 3,300 patients – 1,833 of whom were children – have taken place at Indore’s Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital. Dozens of patients have died during the trials, however no compensation has been paid to the families left behind."Read More
Besides these cases, 1,833 children from the Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya (the paediatric hospital affiliated with MGM Medical College) and 233 mentally ill patients had been enrolled in clinical trials without any consent, according to documents submitted to the Supreme Court.
The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP) has recently obtained further information reaffirming our original concerns and raising new ones about the safety and ethics of a government sponsored clinical trial.Read More
AHRP is concerned about the ethics and safety of human subjects in a blood storage experiment ( RECESS) sponsored
by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
AHRP Letter to Editor re: ARDS published NEJM Fri, 11 Jul 2003 A truncated version of a Letter to the editor submitted by John H. Noble, Jr., PhD and Vera Sharav appears in the current July 10, 2003, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Note: On April 3, 2003 the NEJM published several…Read More
Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav February 18, 2002 FYI United States Government Sponsored Genetic Research in Rural China Raises Troubling Ethical Concerns A January 2002 report in China Daily, byXiong Lei, the senior journalist with China Features, Xinhua News Agency(below), raises troubling ethical concerns about U.S. government-sponsoredgenetic research in rural China. The research under question…Read More
AHRP Testimonies and Presentations Sep 8, 2005: AHRP Testimony: NYS Hearing –AIDS Drug /Vaccine Experiments on Foster Children July 18, 2005: Cheaper than Chimpanzees Statement by Vera Hassner Sharav before the Committee on Ethical Consideration for Revisions to DHHS Regulations on Protection of Prisoners Involved in Research July 2- 8, 2005: Protecting People with Mental Disabilities…Read More