Proponents of genetically engineered / modified (GE/GM, GMO) food often characterize the debate as one of science versus superstition. The implication is that those opposed to GE/GMOs are irrational anti-science cranks or they are misguided by religious ideas. In fact, most of . . . Continue reading →
Jacob Puliyel, MD, MRCP, M Phil, heads pediatrics at St. Stephens Hospital Delhi, India, and member of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) of the Government of India. Dr. Puliyel leads a group of concerned pediatricians, health care activists, teachers . . . Continue reading →
Part 2 of 4. The Medical Research Enterprise: a confluence of self-interest groups: government officials, academic researchers. . . . Continue reading →
The myth of the DSM “Bible” is debunked: “at best, [the DSM is] a dictionary, creating a set of labels and defining each. . . . Continue reading →
Help stop the US government from injecting children with anthrax vaccine in an experiment whose aim is to justify increased expenditure for the vaccine (BioThrax) for civilian stockpile. Continue reading →
The Environmental Protection Agency Announcement in the Federal Register, December 14, 2012 LIED in the public record claiming it excluded chronically ill people from its pollution exposure experiments. Continue reading →
Even if retracted, published clinical trial reports that misrepresent findings, withhold negative data, or make false, or unsubstantiated claims have done irreparable damage. AHRP calls upon all medical journals to adopt a publication policy requiring submission of the sponsor’s formal Clinical Study Report to accompany articles about clinical trial findings.
An urgent call for a debate about the ethics of data secrecy. Absent the humanitarian raison d’etre for enrolling in a clinical trial, no human being should be put at any–even minimal risk–without adequate compensation as a laborer and the protection of Workmen’s Compensation insurance.
100 Amgen scientists were astonished to find that they were able to replicate the results of only 6 of 53 widely cited landmark cancer research papers.
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One has been criminally indicted on 13 counts of fraud, 9 counts of money laundering , and theft of $1 million. The other was found to have made a series of "unsubstantiated and/or false" statements and slanderous accusations. Continue reading →
From 1991-2000 qui tam law suits accounted for only 9% of settlements with the government. But from 2001-2010, qui tam settlements comprised 67% of the billions in payouts Continue reading →
"When you’re selling $1 billion a year or more of a drug, it’s very tempting for a company to just ignore the traffic ticket and keep speeding.” Continue reading →