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Sen. Grassley Blasts Psychiatrist for Failure to Disclose Industry Funding

By VT / May 15, 2009

Sen. Grassley Blasts Psychiatrist for Failure to Disclose Industry Funding http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2008/09/11/sen-grassley-blasts-psychiatrist-for-failure-to-disclose-industry-funding/ By Scott Hensley Karen Wagner, a child psychiatrist at the University of Texas Medical Branch, is the latest academic psychiatrist to be criticized by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) for failing to fully disclose drug industry ties. Grassley said in a letter that Wagner didn’t […]

A UT System researcher’s ties to drug firms is questioned

By VT / May 15, 2009

A UT System researcher’s ties to drug firms is questioned 12:00 AM CDT on Saturday, May 9, 2009 http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/texassouthwest/stories/DN-drugresearch_09tex.ART.State.Edition1.4c7383e.html By EMILY RAMSHAW / The Dallas Morning News [email protected] AUSTIN — An influential U.S. senator has told a federal investigator that a University of Texas System researcher may not have properly disclosed her financial relationship with […]

Baxter: Product contained live bird flu virus

By VT / May 15, 2009

Baxter: Product contained live bird flu virus http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2009/02/27/8560781.html By Helen Branswell, THE CANADIAN PRESS Last Updated: 27th February 2009, 3:26pm The company that released contaminated flu virus material from a plant in Austria confirmed Friday that the experimental product contained live H5N1 avian flu viruses. And an official of the World Health Organization’s European operation […]

Swine Flu May Be Human Error; WHO Investigates Claim (Update1)

By VT / May 15, 2009

Swine Flu May Be Human Error; WHO Investigates Claim (Update1) http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=afrdATVXPEAk&refer=worldwide# By Jason Gale and Simeon Bennett May 13 (Bloomberg) — The World Health Organization is investigating a claim by an Australian researcher that the swine flu virus circling the globe may have been created as a result of human error. Adrian Gibbs, 75, who […]

[1954] Polio Pioneers

By Dawn / May 15, 2009

In 1954, national testing began on one million children, ages six to nine, who became known as the Polio Pioneers: half received the vaccine, and half received a placebo. One-third of the children, who lived in areas where vaccine was not available, were observed to evaluate the background level of polio in this age group. […]

[1774] Benjamin Jetsy’s grave stone indicated that he utilized cow pox material to inoculate his wife and 2 sons in 1774, 22 years before Jenner’s experiments in 1796.

By VT / May 14, 2009

Benjamin Jetsy’s grave stone indicated that he utilized cow pox material to inoculate his wife and 2 sons in 1774, 22 years before Jenner’s experiments in 1796. Benjamin Jesty was a successful farmer, who lived at Yetminster and then moved to Downshay. He dealt in cattle and maintained a herd. In the year 1774, small […]

Reference Documents: Webcast Interview — 05/16/09 InTheory.tv

By VT / May 14, 2009

1. Edward Jenner’s biography. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/302579/Edward-Jenner 2. Louis Pasteur’s biography. http://www.catholic.org/encyclopedia/view.php?id=9039 3. Gerald L. Geison’s biography. http://wapedia.mobi/en/Gerald_L._Geison 4. Dr. Paul Offit on Addressing Parents’ Concerns: Do Multiple Vaccines Overwhelm or Weaken the Infant’s Immune System? He then uses some physiological immune facts to come to the outrageous conclusion that an infant would have the theoretical capacity […]

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