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China Daily A farming family’s recollection 2003-09-25 http://www1.chinadaily.com.cn/en/doc/2003-09/25/content_267233.htm Near-death experience after 55-year-old father of four inhales ‘fog-like’ spray China Features reporters XIONG LEI and WEN CHIHUA recently visited Zongyang County, in East China’s Anhui Province, to further dig into the allegations surrounding Harvard’s genetic studies in China. Their investigation was […]

China Daily investigation challenges US genetic experiments on poor farmers


NHLBI director Dr. Lenfant is Retiring Thu, 3 Jul 2003 The retirement of Dr. Claude Lenfant, director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) was announced today. Not mentioned in the press release is the heated controversy surrounding two clinical trials sponsored by the NHLBI, conducted by the […]

NHLBI director Dr. Lenfant is Retiring


Pilots/ Children prescribed addictive stimulant drugs – “go pills” / “no go pills” – Christian Sci Monitor Fri, 20 Sep 2002 The Christian Science Monitor (below) reveals that performance-enhancing drug use by US military personnel is likely to escalate. To stay awake during long range bombing missions, U.S. pilots use […]

Pilots/ Children prescribed addictive stimulant drugs




SSRI Defects: Infants Suffer Drug Withdrawal / Adults risk GI bleeding Wed, 18 May 2005 The Associated Press reports that new research confirms that: “Babies born to women taking antidepressants in the last three months of pregnancy were three times more likely to develop drug-related symptoms than those born to […]

SSRI Defects: Infants Suffer Drug Withdrawal / Adults risk GI ...


Smallpox vaccine: Experts Urge Caution, Administration Pushes Hard Sat, 29 Mar 2003 In our earlier Infomail today, the focus was on the Administration’s difficulty in recruiting volunteers for the anthrax vaccine trial. This Infomail focuses on the determined push to implement the smallpox vaccine program, despite the advice of medical […]

Smallpox vaccine: Experts Urge Caution, Administration Pushes Hard



Abuses Endangered Veterans in Cancer Drug Experiments – NYT Sun, 6 Feb 2005 Paul H. Kornak pleaded guilty to fraud, making false statements and criminally negligent homicide in the death of an Air Force veteran, James DiGeorgio – one of the patients he used as subjects in medical experiments that […]

Abuses Endangered Veterans in Cancer Drug Experiments – NYT


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


FDA Standards – Good Enough for Government Work? Fri, 23 Sep 2005 An essay in The New England Journal of Medicine, by Jerry Avorn, M.D., professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, chalolenges FDA’s “minimalist” drug […]

FDA Standards – Good Enough for Government Work?



Is there hope for Psychiatry to make it as a profession? Tue, 14 Jun 2005 The New York Times reports: “Psychiatrists have been searching for more than a century for some biological marker for mental disease, to little avail.” Indeed, the latest embarassing controversy that perennially plagues the psychiatric establishment […]

Is there hope for Psychiatry to make it as a ...