“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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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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THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION  https://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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OHRP Investigation of experimental treatment for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. ARDSNet studies: ARMA, FACCT, and ALVEOLI Table of Contents to Fax from OHRP page 1 Oct. 7, 2002 OHRP letter to: Ronald S. Newvbower, Ph.D(Mass. General Hospital), Lee E. Limbird, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt University), and Robert Kay, MD) (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) page 2 “OHRP continues to…

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Informed Consent: The Subject’s Right to Know Here’s what you should ask before you decide to give your informed consent to research. A 1999 report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), “To Err is Human,” brought to light the magnitude of preventable deaths resulting from medical errors The IOM report indicated that as many as…

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