I am here in vigorous opposition to SF 2841 that would implement mental health screening for three-year-old children entering public school.Read More
Dr. Sydney Brenner, PhD, Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine (2002), deplores the current profit-driven culture in science. A culture in which he believes — as do a significant growing number of genuine scientists and physicians — genuine breakthroughs and important discoveries are impeded. In a recent interview in King’s Review magazine (2014) he expressed his critical…Read More
Richard Smith, MD. Former Editor British Medical Journal (BMJ), a founder member of the Committee on Publication Ethics, a trustee of the UK Research Integrity Office. Dr. Smith is a fervent critic of current research and publication practices. In a provocative recent article in Times Higher Education (2015) he states, “It is paradoxical and ironic…Read More
Another child casualty of a commercially-driven vaccination policy.
Genetically modified (GM) food is a highly controversial issue in Europe, less so in America where GM food is not identified in labels. This may change if a law that will be voted upon in November’s ballot in California, requiring mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods, will pass. We focus on a recent peer-reviewed…Read More
Respected international scientists who examined the evidence, concluded that annual influenza campaigns are likely an utter waste of time and money." But officials at the US Centers for Disease Control disregard science and accept commercial propaganda as their guide for setting public health policy.
Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.
Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.Read More
The latest area of controversy focuses on the proposed revision of the definition "behavioral addiction disorder" extending the addiction diagnosis to include drug, alcohol and gambling. It is estimated that the change would expand the number of people labeled as "addicts" by 20 to 30 million who would be entitled to treatment and disability payments costing taxpayers many hundreds of millions of dollars.Read More
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.Read More