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Bioethics Debate: Ethics of U Penn Surgical “Drug Implant” Experiment This debate between AHRP President, Vera Sharav and Bioethicist, Paul Root Volpe, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, was prompted by an October 7 infomail. The reasons for AHRP’s opposition to drug implants for psychiatric patients are explained here: http://www.ahrp.org/ahrpspeaks/drugimplant1103.php —–Original Message—– […]

Bioethics Debate: Ethics of U Penn surgical "drug implant" experiment


Anatomy of an Epidemic: Psychiatric Drugs and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker, Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, Volume 7, Number I , Spring 2005 Mon, 29 Aug 2005 Some uncritical promoters of psychiatry and its current biological treatment paradigm have declared that the introduction […]

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Psychiatric Drugs and the Astonishing Rise ...




Calls Mounting for FDA Revamp / Americans Are the most medicated population in the world – DHHS Sun, 26 Dec 2004 A government survey by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, confirms that Americans are the most medicated population in the world – 44 percent of Americans had […]

Calls Mounting for FDA Revamp / Americans Are the most ...


Three Questionable FDA policies: drug factory inspection rules/ clinical trials/ Paxil ads Thu, 22 Aug 2002 Three news items highlight questionable FDA policies that are in conflict with consumer health interests. 1) Poor quality control standards in American drug and vaccine manufacturing plants is a disgrace. The Associated Press reports […]

3 Questionable FDA policies: drug factory inspection rules/ clinical trials/ ...


ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION* (AHRP) April 10, 2000 Gary Ellis, Ph.D, Director Michael A. Carome, M.D. Chief Compliance Oversight Branch Division of Human Subject Protections Office of Protection from Research Risks Rockville, MD 20892-7507 Re: High Risk Experiment With Children Who Have No Medical Diagnosis Dear Dr. Ellis & […]

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Florida Attorney General Subpoena’s Eli Lilly Re: Zyprexa documents Wed, 3 Aug 2005 Reuters reports that Eli Lilly received a subpoena in June from Florida’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Attorney General office which seeks documents pertaining to the marketing of Zyprexa. Lilly said “it was possible that other […]

Florida Attorney General Subpoena's Eli Lilly Re: Zyprexa documents


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 […]

Charitable Choice: Research Grants–Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – National Journal


FDA’s Double Standard Re: Advisory Committee Membership Mon, 15 Nov 2004 FDA’s inexplicable actions–the latest being the removal of Dr. Curt Furberg from an FDA advisory committee for alleged "intellectual conflict of interest" – demonstrate hypocracy and intellectual dishonesty. Dr. Furberg independently analyzed the scientific data, concluding: "The result is […]

FDA's Double Standard Re: Advisory Committee Membership