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As U.S. doctors in Guatemala were wrapping up one of the most unethical medical experiments they had ever conducted, a Guatemalan medical official praised the lead researcher as noble and thanked him profusely. The Guatemalan
To this day, the memory of it fuels mistrust of the government and of the medical establishment...Although the CDC, the National Medical Association, and the American Medical Association all supported the study, many questioned its ethics...A
A group of Guatemalans who were infected with syphilis during U.S. human experiments and their heirs have filed a lawsuit against U.S. health officials. The class action lawsuit, filed this week, alleges that the U.S. government violated a number of
Progress in science-based medicine depends upon human experimentation. Scientists can do the most fantastic translational research in the world, starting with elegant hypotheses, tested through in vitro and biochemical experiments, after which they
The author of two books on the Tuskegee syphilis experiments said she wants her research to help teach people about medical research -- not scare them away from it. Susan Reverby, who recently uncovered evidence that the American government helped
Apologizes for Abusive Guatemala Human Medical Experiments Ralph E. In an Oct. 1, statement, the U.S. government acknowledged that between 1946 and 1948, U.S. Public Health Service physicians deliberately infected at least 696 Guatemalans with
The specific numbers released this week by the Centers for Disease Contro l may change a little from year to year and from study to study, but the overall issue that black people are far more likely to contract the dreaded disease represents a true-
Now on your feet to the tower and yell, Evil is alive, and well. Jakob DylanEvil is Alive, from Seeing Things The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential. From The Nuremberg Code I consider myself a modern Progressive.
The health insurance industry is spending millions to influence the implementation of health care reform, but thanks to a groundbreaking Supreme Court decision and lax campaign finance laws, the public record only reflects a fraction of total
37 The United States issued an unusual apology Friday to Guatemala for conducting experiments in the 1940s in which doctors infected soldiers, prisoners and mental patients with syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases.