The universal right of Informed Consent to medical interventions has been recognized in US law since at least 1914. That year, the New York Court of Appeals established the right to informed consent to medical intervention in a case involving non-consensual surgery. Schloendorff v. Society of New York Hospital 105 N.E. 92, 93 N.Y. (1914)…

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“Gain-of-function” is the euphemism for biological research aimed at increasing the virulence and lethality of pathogens and viruses. GoF research is government funded; its focus is on enhancing the pathogens’ ability to infect different species and to increase their deadly impact as airborne pathogens and viruses. Ostensibly, GoF research is conducted for biodefense purposes.  These…

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 “Nothing is more fundamental to the ethical conduct of clinical trials than the informed consent of research participants. The Nuremberg Code and every subsequent major international statement about ethics and medical research enshrine this role.” In his recent article in Science and Engineering Ethics, Dr. Mark Yarborough, Dean’s Professor of Bioethics at the University of…

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The New York Times has published a series of reports about rampant abuse at state-facilities for the mentally / developmentally disabled. This latest report report is about the an investigation by the Justice Department about experiments on hydration and sexual arousal that have been illegally carried out at the Glenwood Resource Center, a state-run residence…

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“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…

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President Barak Obama’s *declared* healthcare reform goal was to cut healthcare costs and to provide access to healthcare by mandating healthcare insurance. During the heated debate about *the Affordable Care Act (in 2009, when Obamacare was a pejorative name), two contentious issues in particular aroused public suspicion and these were hotly debated at the time.…

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A congressional hearing was held on October 16, 2019, to examine the allegations by two whistleblowers — Martina Buck, Ph.D., a UCSD and VA research scientist and her husband, Mario Chojkier, M.D., UCSD professor of medicine and a liver specialist at the VA Medical Center — that veterans at the San Diego VA hospital were…

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THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION  http://www.ahrp.org The following are my personal reflections about the profound threat posed by government-dictated mandatory childhood vaccination schedules. I submit these comments at the invitation of the President of the Network Impfentscheid Deutschland (Network for Vaccine Choice Germany) for their Protest Against Forced Vaccination in Berlin,  Sept. 2019.  …

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Millions of people around the world participate in research trials each year, whether for personal, financial or humanitarian reasons. They submit their DNA, organs, body chemistry or personal history to studies that aim to better society. A substantive investigative news report by San Diego’s independent investigative news source, Inewsource.org by Brad Racino and Jill Castellno,…

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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 pattern of discrimination and exploitation by the medical establishment. Under the auspices of…

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The patient, H.M. as he has been widely known within the neuropsychological literature for more than five decades was Henry Molaison whose identity was made public only after his death in 2008. Luke Dittrich is an award winning journalist whose recently published book, Patient H.M. A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets (August 2016),…

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Beware the month of August – when Congress and many citizens are vacationing! Government bureaucrats favor August to issue announcements about radical medical research policy changes, for which taxpayer money is sought. They do so, to avoid public controversy about public funding of radical experimentation…

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