The efforts of AHRP to hold the medical research community and government administrators accountable for unethical exploitation of vulnerable children in medical experiments conducted in violation of federal regulations. Continue reading →
UK Patients Used as Drug ‘Guinea Pigs”_Guardian Feb 9 2003 Medical fraud experts in the U.K. estimate that one per cent of all drug trials involve fraud, including failure to get proper consent from patients. An investigation by The Guardian / Observer . . . Continue reading →
Carl Elliott, MD, PhD, is professor at the Center for bioethics, University of Minnesota, the author of several books including White Coat, Black Hat. In 2014 Dr. Elliott received the Pellgrino Medal to honor his contributions to healthcare ethics. For several years . . . Continue reading →
I have just signed a petition urging Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota to appoint an independent, external panel of experts to conduct an investigation into gross medical research and clinical care misconduct by psychiatrists at the University of Minnesota. . . . Continue reading →
“You have to protect the health of the citizens of the country. It is your obligation. Deaths must be arrested and illegal trials must be stopped.” Continue reading →
"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." Continue reading →
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 decision to suspend the trial is viewed as highly questionable, raising disturbing questions about the role that marketing played–especially in light of the fact that Zytiga’s patent is due to expire in 2017.
On Friday, April 6, the FDA approved another of Eli Lilly’s "breakthroughs" whose clinical value is questionable (at best). Continue reading →
A year after professor Susan M. Reverby, a historian at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, uncovered a heinous Guatemalan syphilis experiment conducted between 1946 and 1948, on at least 5,500 under the auspices of the US Public Health Service, a hearing was . . . Continue reading →
Project on Government Oversight (POGO) asked NIH Director to take a firm stance against ghostwriting by academics who receive taxpayer funded grants.
Hidden financial conflicts-of-interest are sneaking into published drug research through the back door–meta-analyses. Continue reading →