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FDA: regulatory protections for children. Comments submitted by Vera Hassner Sharav, John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D and Howard Fishman, MEd, MSW for AHRP August 6, 2001 To: Dr. Bernard Schwetz Acting Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Dockets Management Branch (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061 Rockville, […]

FDA: Regulatory Protections for Children. Comments by Sharav, Noble, & ...


September 9, 2002 Human Pesticide Experiment: The Slippery Slope – Sunday Herald Note: more info. available on AHRP’s human pesticide experiment page. FYI Pesticide experiments are unethical because human beings are exposed to poisonous substances. Because there is absolutely no potential therapeutic purpose, such experiments violate the Nuremberg Code. The […]

Human Pesticide Experiment: The Slippery Slope – Sunday Herald


New Evidence Uncovered About AIDS Drug/Vaccine Experiments on Foster Care Infants & Children Thu, 1 Sep 2005 A moral controversy is spiraling as additional evidence is uncovered about the use of infants and children in foster care as experimental subjects of Phase I and II trials of AIDS drugs, vaccines, […]

New Evidence Uncovered About AIDS Drug/Vaccine Experiments on Foster Care ...



Antidepressant Use in Children Soars Despite Efficacy Doubts – Washington Post Mon, 19 Apr 2004 A front page article by Shankar Vedantam in The Washington Post examines the soaring increase in the antidepressant drug prescriptions for children, noting: “The explosion in antidepressant use occurred even though the vast majority of […]

Antidepressant Use in Children Soars Despite Efficacy Doubts – Washington ...



Dissenting Opinion: Against Waiving Parental Permission for Research July 25, 2001 To: Mary Faith Marshall, Ph.D, Chairperson, National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee Department of Health and Human Services Re: Specific Comment on FDA’s Decision to Adopt HHS 45 CFR 46 Subpart D, EXCLUDING §46.408 (c) Dissenting opinion of Vera […]

Dissenting Opinion: Against waiving parental permission for research




Selling Sickness: Pharma Industry Turning Us All Into Patients Mon, 12 Sep 2005 Related Link: Selling Sickness Prologue Selling Sickness: How the World’s Pharmaceutical Companies Are Turning Us All Into Patients, by Ray Moynihan, an international health journalist, and Alan Cassels, a pharmaceutical policy researcher, is likely to become a […]

Selling Sickness: Pharma Industry Turning Us All Into Patients




July 26, 2002 Cancer Trials: 60% to 70% of subjects are children – Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal reports that there is a shortage of people volunteering to test experimental cancer drugs. “Overall, only 3% to 4% of cancer patients participate in trials. Most of those participants are […]

Cancer Trials: 60% to 70% of subjects are children – ...