At a minimum, the practice of responsible medicine requires that physicians who prescribe drugs whose known severe adverse side effects are likely to cause their patients irreversible harm, requires that those physicians follow monitoring guidelines to ensure their patients’ safety.
Three new studies–one,, a pharmaco-genetic study, is groundbreaking–confirm that widely prescribed psychotropic drugs that pose serious risks of harm, offer no therapeutic benefit.
"One million children have been diagnosed with this new and controversial diagnosis – “childhood bipolar.” And one million children are being treated for “childhood bipolar” disorder and more and more at younger and younger ages." Continue reading →
The primary promoters–inventors, one might say– of diagnosing children with "bipolar" disorder, who for over a decade, aggressively promoted the biopolar diagnosis and use of antipsychotics in children, were disciplined by Harvard University and its affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital.
"From the start, the [Tri-University Schizophrenia Practice Guidelines] project subverted scientific integrity, appearing to be a purely scientific venture when it was at its core, a marketing venture for Risperdal."
An audit by Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of DHHS, confirms what has already been documented: that antipsychotics are widely misprescribed for unapproved uses and taxpayers are saddled with the high cost through Medicaid and Medicare. Continue reading →
America’s children are being victimized by public servants who abuse their authority: children’s physical and emotional health is under stress. The Rutherford Institute reports about a kindergartner who was suspended by Virginia school officials for crying in class. Yesterday, we reported that . . . Continue reading →
"Unless we put medical freedom into The Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship." Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signatory to the Declaration of Independence.
Johnson & Johnson officilas made a business decision to decieve doctors by lying about the diabetes risk: “how much commercial liability would we incur if we sent a similar letter about Risperdal”? Continue reading →
The authoritative expert who chaired the DSM-IV revision has become a formidable critic whose publicly expressed views about psychiatry’s diagnostic assessments and prescribed treatments–mostly chemical interventions–validate the criticism expressed by the Alliance for Human Research Protection for more than a dozen years. Continue reading →
If mentally incapacitated troops are being drugged with dangerous, mind-altering drugs and deployed to battle against their will, how can we say that we have a volunteer army?