Incentives to Pharma Companies but Health Care Leaders Voice Doubts on Smallpox Inoculations

Incentives to Pharma Companies but Health Care Leaders Voice Doubts on Smallpox Inoculations Thu, 30 Jan 2003 The New York Times reports (below) that serious doubts about the president’s smallpox vaccination plan emerged at a Senate hearing Wednesday. The Washington Post reports . . . Continue reading →

More than 100 top regulatory officials represented industry as lobbyists, lawyers… – Denver Post

More than 100 top regulatory officials represented industry as lobbyists, lawyers… – Denver Post Mon, 24 May 2004 To understand why government policies affecting healthcare, drug safety, food safety and the environment appear to promote industry interests at the expense of public . . . Continue reading →

Bitter Medicine: Pills, Profit & the Public Health – ABC News

Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 14:14:47 -0400 From: Vera Subject: Bitter Medicine: Pills, Profit & the Public Health_ABC News ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) A Human Rights Organization www.researchprotection.org Contact: Vera Hassner Sharav FYI On May 17 The Wall Street Journal . . . Continue reading →

IOM Committee Considers Prison Research

IOM Committee Considers Prison Research Sun, 24 Jul 2005 Today¹s New York Times Magazine cover story, Planet of the Retired Chimpanzees By CHARLES SIEBERT, reports that chimpanzees who have served as subjects in biomedical research can look forward to being set free . . . Continue reading →

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Psychiatric Drugs and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America – Whitaker

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Psychiatric Drugs and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker, Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, Volume 7, Number I , Spring 2005 Mon, 29 Aug 2005 Some uncritical promoters of psychiatry and its current . . . Continue reading →

Bayh-Dole Act: The Law of Unintended Consequences – Fortune

Bayh-Dole Act: The Law of Unintended Consequences – Fortune Sun, 25 Sep 2005 The author of this Infomail is Dianne N. Irving, M.A., Ph.D. Revisiting the Bayh-Dole Act (1980): Spawned Big Biotech, Now Has Opposite Debilitating Effects Today’s specter of harmful and . . . Continue reading →

Charitable Choice: Research Grants–Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – National Journal

Charitable Choice: Research Grants–Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – National Journal Tue, 8 Mar 2005 The Washington Post reports that conservatives have crafted a “bioethics agenda” on cloning and stem cell research. Such an agendaq determines what research the government will and will . . . Continue reading →

Psychiatry’s Claims Re: Brain Imaging Have Far Outpaced Science – NYT

Psychiatry’s Claims Re: Brain Imaging Have Far Outpaced Science – NYT Tue, 18 Oct 2005 A front page report in The New York Times Science section pulls the rug out from yet another of psychiatry’s myths. Benedict Carey reports: “Not long ago, . . . Continue reading →