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Marcia Angell: The Body Hunters & The Constant Gardner Mon, 19 Sep 2005 Marcia Angell’s insightful and informative review of the film and John le Carre’s book, The Constant Gardner, needs no additional commentary: "On the basis of the research I did for my book I believe that most of […]

Marcia Angell: The Body Hunters & The Constant Gardner


Harvard Study: Multivitamins Effective in Thwarting AIDS progress Thu, 1 Jul 2004 A report in the New England Journal of Medicine may be the first serious challenge to the current accepted treatment of people infected with the HIV-virus. Those expensive and toxic cocktails of AIDS drugs may not be the […]

Harvard Study: Multivitamins Effective in Thwarting AIDS progress


Int’l Registration of Clinical Research WHO Tue, 6 Apr 2004 On April 3, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Current Controlled Trials, Ltd (based in London, Philadelphia and Tokyo) announced that all randomized controlled clinical trials approved by the WHO ethics committee will be registered in a unique international registry […]

Int'l Registration of Clinical Research WHO



Just How Effective are Medical Screening Tests? Mon, 17 Nov 2003 A investigative report in the Guardian (UK) takes a critical view of medical screening for early detection of latent diseases. Contrary to the promoters of medical screening tests, there is scant evidence that early detection actually saves lives. The […]

Just How Effective are Medical Screening Tests?


Minnesota initiative: Compulsory newborn congenital testing Mon, 24 Mar 2003 The Minnesota House Health and Human Services Policy Committee will vote tomorrow on a law requiring the screening of every newborn baby to ascertain who may have a congenital disorder. It is important to note that this “public health” initiative […]

Minnesota initiative: Compulsory newborn congenital testing


  AHRP InfoMail Return to Home Page Return to InfoMail Media Coverage List MediaCoverage News Stories on Human ResearchProtection andCommentary by Vera Hassner Sharav March 15a, 2002 Harm to Alzheimer ExperimentalPatients FYI ABC reports that Bob Helms, the self-described humanguinea pig, has written a book about his experience and observations about […]

InfoMail for March 15a, 2002



Submitted Testimony of Meryl Nass, MD Mount Desert Island Hospital Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 (207) 288-5082 ext. 220 Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Hearing: Biodefense: Next Steps Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 10 am SD-430 Dirksen Senate Office Building Thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony […]

Nass – Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness ...


Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 2005 pp. 111-124 Screening for Mental Illness: The Merger of Eugenics and the Drug Industry Vera Hassner Sharav, MLS New York, NY The implementation by the President’s New Freedom Commission (NFC) to screen the entire United States population – children […]

Screening for Mental Illness: The Merger of Eugenics ...


Incentives to Pharma Companies but Health Care Leaders Voice Doubts on Smallpox Inoculations Thu, 30 Jan 2003 The New York Times reports (below) that serious doubts about the president’s smallpox vaccination plan emerged at a Senate hearing Wednesday. The Washington Post reports (below) that "The hearing illustrated the growing tensions […]

Incentives to Pharma Companies but Health Care Leaders Voice Doubts ...



IOM Committee Considers Prison Research Sun, 24 Jul 2005 Today┬╣s New York Times Magazine cover story, Planet of the Retired Chimpanzees By CHARLES SIEBERT, reports that chimpanzees who have served as subjects in biomedical research can look forward to being set free in one of 12 specially built chimp sanctuaries […]

IOM Committee Considers Prison Research