November 27, 2006

Scientists are finally paying attention to Hippocrates, the Greek physician widely regarded as the father of medicine,

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Theory suggests that a shortage of vitamin D triggers outbreaks of flu

November 14, 2006

From messages received, I gather that many of you missed the CNN-Paula Zahn News segment about FDA's

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Waived consent controversy: Video available_CNN: Paula Zahn

November 9, 2006 University, School of Medicine PRIME Research Clinic  Yale's New PRIME Research Clinic Is at the Forefront

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Yale Psychiatric Institute, PRIME clinic

August 23, 2006

What sets human research subjects apart from animals is the universalprohibition enshrined in the Nuremberg Code: "The

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NYT Editorial: Safe Drug Testing in Prisons?

August 14, 2006

Below a group of press reports about an untehical Stanford University experiment which we presented in our

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Stanford University Drug Test on Incarcerated Juveniles 1997-1999

August 13, 2006

The New York Times reports (below) that The Institute of Medicine (IOM) panel–which includes a well known

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IOM Panel Recommends Using Prison Inmates as Guinea Pigs in Drug Trials_NYT

July 21, 2006

Our colleague, Barry Turner, who teaches law and medical ethics  (University of Lincoln, UK) sent along some

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Professor Roy Porter-Greatest Benefit to Mankind

July 4, 2006

The British MHRA (equivalent to the U.S. FDA) reportedly acknowledged that Parexel, the U.S. firm that conducted

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German Drug maker of disastrous TGN1412 files for insolvency_BBC

June 10, 2006

An article by Gardiner Harris of The New York Times (below) reported that a recent review by

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Antibiotic Ketek Trial in Children

May 12, 2006

The drugs being tested on very young, defenseless children are the most toxic, harm producing psychotropic prescription

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Tots Used as Guinea Pigs? ABC News

May 3, 2006

The New York Times reports: “In recent years, psychiatric researchers have been experimenting with a bold and

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Yale-Lilly Experiment: Adolescents Rx Toxic Drug for Presumed Mental Illness They Do Not Have

April 27, 2006

A continuing stream of biomedical research scandals involving research fraud, concealment of negative trial evidence, patient abuse,

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Bioethics: Dial ‘E’ for ethics

April 4, 2006

The results contradict psychiatry’s current clinical practice and treatment guidelines. It is instructive to learn flat out

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CATIE study results Contradict Current Clinical Practice & Treatment Guidelines

March 9, 2006

The article is published online at: . Below are some snippets. From “detail men” to sales

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The Drug Pushers by Carl Elliott Atlantic Monthly