Human Experimentation

The Nazi Doctors

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A study of mid-20th Century medicine, and what faults must be constantly guarded against in science. Read it online at Holocaust-History.org, and at Google books.

The ICC Investigation – Radio Interview with Liam Scheff, and ICC childcare worker Mimi Pascual on the Lizz Brown Show

The following transcript is taken from the 2005 radio interview on the Lizz Brown Show (lizzbrown.com), featuring Mimi Pascual, former ICC orphanage childcare worker and Liam Scheff, who broke and investigated the story. Mimi worked at ICC for 8 years over a ten year period. Her story is told in “Inside Incarnation” [Here] Listen to [...]

Still on Trial

April 2005. NY Press Last July, New York Press published “Orphans on Trial,” the story of the HIV-positive children of Incarnation Children’s Center (a Washington Heights Catholic orphanage overseen by Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center). The piece detailed how these children are being used in National Institutes for Health- and pharmaceutical-industry-sponsored clinical trials.

The Good Man at the NIH

GNN, January 2006 Mr. Fishbein Goes to Washington Dr. Jonathan Fishbein’s fight for medical ethics in AIDS medicine Editor’s note: In December 2005, GNN’s Liam Scheff spoke with NIH whistleblower Dr. Jonathan Fishbein. In an exclusive interview, Fishbein discusses the controversial African AIDS drug trials he exposed, his firing and reinstatement and how medical ethics [...]

The NIH Scandal and the Future of AIDS Research

GNN June 2005 A federal investigation calls drug trials on orphans unethical. Now what? ICC) has found that the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital acted unethically. The Associated Press reported Thursday June 16th: “The government has concluded at least some AIDS drug experiments involving foster children violated federal rules designed to [...]

Dr. Jonathan Fishbein, NIH-Whistleblower on Nevirapine, Reinstated with Honors

by Liam Scheff Dr. Jonathan Fishbein, former NIH AIDS doc and good apple who was fired after he threatened the worldwide sale of the dangerous AIDS drug Nevirapine by reporting ethical misconduct during the course of the Ugandan drug trial, has been reinstated to government service, with praise.

False Positive HIV Tests in Pregnant Women

False Positives and Pregnant Women [attached] Tests that test for pregnancy…also used to test for a “specific” virus? From the review: “A strongly reactive ELISA result is more likely to indicate that the person is infected (true-positive result) than a weakly reactive result.16-17 There are many ‘levels’ of reaction, but no standard as to what [...]

More Guinea Pig Kids

An ongoing investigation by the Vera Institute of Justice, has uncovered 59 additional New York City foster care children–between July and September–who may have been used in AIDS drug / vaccine trials in violation of federal regulations. This brings the tentative total number of mostly minority children involved, to 773. These children were enrolled in [...]

HIV Foster Babies, Children Used to test safety of Experimental Drugs – NY Post

HIV Foster Babies, Children Used to test safety of Experimental Drugs – NY Post Sun, 29 Feb 2004 As a society, we need to be concerned that too many within the medical research community seem to have abandoned the foremost principle of medical ethics: First, do no harm. The latest evidence of medical research gone [...]

Aids Tots Used as Guinea Pigs

SHOCKING EXPERIMENTS AIDS TOTS USED AS ‘GUINEA PIGS’ By Douglas Montero NY Post “I took the girls out of hell—and the city stole them back” February 28, 2004 Jacqueline Hoerger will never forget the raid of her Nyack home by foster-care social workers who snatched the two HIV-positive sisters she was trying to adopt. Her [...]

Nevirapine – FDA Summary of Drug alerts -1999

BOXED WARNING: “SEVERE AND LIFE-THREATENING SKIN REACTIONS (STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME, TOXIC EPIDERMAL NECROLYSIS), INCLUDING FATAL CASES, HAVE OCCURRED IN PATIENTS TREATED WITH VIRAMUNE” Deleted – Replaced with the following text – “SEVERE, LIFE-THREATENING SKIN REACTIONS, INCLUDING FATAL CASES, HAVE OCCURRED IN PATIENTS TREATED WITH VIRAMUNE. THESE HAVE INCLUDED CASES OF STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME, TOXIC EPIDERMAL NECROLYSIS, AND [...]

Over a quarter of HIV-positive children on treatment have lipodystrophy in European study – 2004 aidsmap.com

AIDS drugs cause body-fat distribution, increased cholesterol, elevated triglyerides (increased risk of heart disease) ”*Our results demonstrate that lipodystrophy among HIV-infected children in Europe is already a significant issue, despite the fact that HAART has only been widely used for the past five years*”, comment the investigators. They also warn “the problem may worsen with [...]

Gastric Tube for AIDS Drug Adherence in Children

Gastric Tube for AIDS Drug Adherence in [attached] HTML Here ] The study states that Aids doctors want to be able to (and so do) put a tube surgically through the stomachs of children who don’t like to, want to, or can’t swallow their very “unpalatable” FDA Black-Box labeled “Aids Drugs.” The study notes that [...]

Nevirapine-associated Stevens-Johnson syndrome – The Lancet, February 1998

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The Lancet reports NVP toxicity in 1998 [attached] The Lancet Reports on Skin Eruptions and Nevirapine in 1998 – Nevirapine Toxicity. Yes, that’s the result of an Aids drug. Yes, we give it to human beings. A 31-year-old man who was seropositive for HIV-1 was admitted to hospital with a generalised skin eruption accompanied by [...]

Corporate-Sponsored Viramune Donation Programme

Nevirapine Donations by Boeringer to Afr [attached] Donation Programmes for HIV/AIDS-Related Drugs : Documenting the Early Experience of the Diflucan®Partnership Programme and Viramune® Donation Programme