Breitbart News reported that Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced his resignation on Tuesday, just weeks after documents exposed that he made “untruthful” comments about U.S. federal funding of gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Gary Ruskin, executive director of U.S. Right To Know, said the documents obtained by…

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A Canadian Federal Court decision (July 9, 2018) is a victory not only for Dr. Peter Doshi who filed a suit to gain access to pharmaceutical data, against the Attorney General of Canada; it is a victory for “open access” and affirmation of the importance of  “freedom of expression.” “Freedom of expression certainly includes the…

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FDA documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, revealed that the FDA has been concealing from the medical community and the public serious research misconduct; including fraud, deception, avoidable risks for human subjects — even deaths — that occurred in clinical trials. The FDA documents were obtained by Charles Seife, a journalism professor at New…

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Genetic engineering – the experimental process of manipulating an organism’s genetic core (DNA) – including insertion of genes from one species into another – is one of the most polarizing issues in medicine and in food production. Genetically engineered (GE) a.k.a. genetically modified/manipulated (GM) food crops are hailed by its proponents as the solution for…

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The corruption of nutrition science goes back 50 years when the sugar industry bribed Harvard scientist Public health and nutrition policies that are claimed to be “science-based” are most often shaped by industry-paid academic scientists who deliver findings favorable to their corporate benefactors. “If, as seems increasingly likely, the nutritional advice on which we have…

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1967-1968: Grünenthal executives were put on trial in Aachen, Germany The indictment charged the company with intent to commit bodily harm and involuntary manslaughter.  The central defendant was Dr. Heinrich Mückter, an indicted Nazi war criminal, who was the company’s chief scientist and head of research. Mückter was credited with the development of thalidomide and…

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Antidepressant Makers Withhold Data on Children – Washington Post Thu, 29 Jan 2004 A front page article in The Washington Post addresses the key issue undermining public health and safety. Drug companies conceal unfavorable clinical trial findings: the tests failed to demonstrate that antidepressants are either safe or beneficial for children. The truth is finally…

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