Physicians for Human Rights is the first group to argue that the presence of medical personnel who monitored the CIA’s use of torture on detainees–e.g., waterboarding, sleep deprivation and other "enhanced" interrogation techniques–rendered these medical professionals complicit in lending support to interrogation practices that were intentionally harmful.

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A series of slides, all prepared by Dr. Biederman–according to his sworn testimony–are revealing as they raise serious doubts about the scientific and ethical integrity of his oeuvre.

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Dr. Marcia Angell, a senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School, and former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine and author of The Truth About Drug Companies, describes Sharav as an extraordinarily observant and valuable critic.   "I see her as someone the research establishment badly needs."

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AHRP Letter to Editor re: ARDS published NEJM Fri, 11 Jul 2003 A truncated version of a Letter to the editor submitted by John H. Noble, Jr., PhD and Vera Sharav appears in the current July 10, 2003, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Note: On April 3, 2003 the NEJM published several…

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Greatest Experiment Ever Performed: exploding the Estrogen Myth Wed, 9 Jul 2003 A newly published book by Barbara Seaman, “The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth,” Hyperion Press, should provide women with the ammunition they need to confront the medical / pharmaceutical / establishment, including the FDA and the National Institutes…

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Suffer the Little Children in the Research for Cures_USA Today Thu, 29 May 2003 USA Today focuses on safety issues affecting children who are being sought as human guinea pigs by the thousands. They are being recruited clinical trials to test new drugs– whose safety is unproven. “Was the death of Ryan Lucio — and…

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Don’t Medicate Away Student Angst – Chronicle Higher Ed Sun, 15 Jun 2003 The Chronicle of Higher Education has published a superb essay by Joli Jensen, a professor of communications from the University of Tulsa. Jensen recognizes the harmful effects of medicating students to suppress their experience of normal, turbulent, and necessary emotions. Hers is…

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ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) August 21, 2002 Comments Re: DHHS Notice of Proposed Recommendation Regarding Support of Research Protocol: "Precursors to Diabetes in Japanese American Youth" Grant Number I R01 DK59234-01 The proposed experiment would involve 450 children healthy children, aged 8-10 years old, 300 of Japanese ancestry and 150 Caucasians. The experiment…

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