Monthly Archives: March 2003


FDA Warning Letter Re: Fatal Experiment: Hexamethonium Inhalation_Johns Hopkins Tue, 22 Apr 2003 An FDA Warning Letter was sent to Dr. Alkis Togias of the Johns Hopkins University Asthma & Allergy Center (March 31, 2003). The letter lists specific federal safety requirements and their violation in the hexamethonium inhalation experiment […]

FDA Warning Letter Re: Fatal Experiment: Hexamethonium Inhalation_Johns Hopkins


We are writing about the Pediatric Research Equity Act of 2003 (S 650). We are in full agreement that children should have the same safeguards as adults; that medications used in children be thoroughly tested for safety, effectiveness and appropriate dose. However, S 650 does not do this. Instead, it requires that children be used to test all drugs as a condition of licensure by FDA - unless a waiver is obtained from the Secretary of the department of Health and Human Services under section 505B.

Children are Humans: Don't Sacrifice their Rights, Dignity & Welfare


CNN: Drug Argument Embroils Psychiatrists, Pharma Companies Sun, 30 Mar 2003 The seeds of doubt have begun to taken root and the media is beginning to ask probing questions about the unholy alliance that created the big lie resulting in the indiscriminate diagnosing of mental disorders. Even perfectly normal children […]

CNN: Drug Argument Embroils Psychiatrists, Pharma Companies