On Jan. 28, 2013, Emergent BioSolutions, manufacturer of BioThrax (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) reported its failure to develop an animal model to provide evidence for assessing efficacy of anthrax vaccine in human. Continue reading →
Researchers have cataloged some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe, spanning German-controlled areas from France to Russia anditself, during ’s reign of brutality from 1933 to 1945.
When the doctors found patients who were deemed "incurable," they marked their form with a "+"– which designated them to die. Between 1939 and 1941, doctors sentenced 70,000-100,000 Germans to death through their experiments in "perfecting methods of group killings" [Fishkoff, 1996] Continue reading →
Canada’s draconian judicial system can strip elderly patients of their human rights, forcing them to be confined to a nursing home against their expressed wishes and against the wishes of their adult child who is prepared to care for them.
Physicians for Human Rights is the first group to argue that the presence of medical personnel who monitored the CIA’s use of torture on detainees–e.g., waterboarding, sleep deprivation and other "enhanced" interrogation techniques–rendered these medical professionals complicit in lending support to interrogation practices that were intentionally harmful. Continue reading →
Why has the Pentagon, the C.I.A., state licensing boards andprofessional medical societies ignored the gross and appalling violations by medical personnel? Continue reading →
Two news reports: Alaska Supreme Court decision and a JAMA report confirms that risk of violence among schizophrenia patients "was mostly confined to patients with substance abuse comorbidity." Continue reading →