Fred Baughman

A neurologist in private practice for 35 years, he differentiates real diseases — epilepsy, brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, etc. — from “no disease” diagnoses — emotional, psychological, psychiatric. . . .

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Before 2007,  the research community had dogmatically insisted that only embryonic stem cell research would be medically useful, and that adult stem cell research was a waste of resources and effort.  The contentious debate was framed as between “enlightened” scientists and religious fundamentalists. Like many dogmatic theoretical constructs–this one proved to be false. The Institute…

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Another deadly drug recalled – FDA asks Congress for Power to Dictate Warnings Tue, 1 Mar 2005 Public pressure has intensified as FDA’s failure to protect the public from unsafe – even lethal drugs. That failure included the failure to at least warn physicians and the public about severe adverse drug effects. The Associated Press…

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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 not fund. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15569-2005Mar7.html Below is an excerpt of a fascinating article in the…

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July 18, 2002 Anthrax Vaccine Not Safe and Effective – Emergency Medicine News FYI In her letter in the July issue of Emergency Medicine News (below) Dr. Meryl Nass cites a body of evidence linking the anthrax vaccine with systemic adverse medical reactions, and 100,000 to possibly 200,000 veterans who suffered adverse reactions. Dr. Nass…

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