Fw: CBS News ULTIMATE RISK_Human Drug Trials
- From: Vera Hassner Sharav
President, CIRCARE: Citizens for Responsible Care & Research, a Human Rights organization
Tel. 212-595-8974 FAX: 212-595-9086
veracare@...FYIFor those who missed last night's CBS News rebroadcast of one segment of its Feb. story, "ULTIMATE RISK":An Inside Look At Risky Human Drug Trials" Below are the wbsite links to each segment of the story:After this story was first aired the Federal Office of Protection from Research Risks shut down clinical trials at 8 academic research institutions for their failure to comply with Fed. regulations.The fact is, since Shalma Prince's terrifying experience as a research subject, there are NO NEW SAFEGUARDS. In fact, today more people--including children-- are at risk of being recruited involuntarily into drug experiments which may cause them permanent harm.
http://cbsnews.cbs.com/now/story/0,1597,200597-412,00.shtml> CBS News Online ULTIMATE RISK>Interview with Shalmah Prince who sought treatment & wound up a guinea pig in a horrific experiment:DRUG MONEY:Medical Trials Run Without Real Doctors; Elaborate Fraud Scheme Lined Researchers Pockets; Patients Worsened, Little Oversight Provided A psychopharmacologist who is now in prison for stealing--not for the abuse that his human subjects endured-- told CBS: "I liked the money, it was almost like an addiction to see how much you can make"