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Drug company gifts undermine confidence in FDA and medical journals                    including BMJ, JAMA, NEJM and The Lancet


Toxicity re-testing madness erupts in Europe


Scientific A-V groups oppose EU  proposed toxicity testing  (scroll down)


Xenotransplantation experiments in Mexico and Cook Islands


Progress in organ procurement  (scroll down)


Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may be overused


Cow milk as a cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome


Proctor & Gamble's Iams promotes vivisection


Unvaccinated French troops free of Gulf War Syndrome

US Defense Department acknowledges Gulf War illness


GM corn invades Mexico


Green pigs and ham courtesy Japanese scientists


Bushmeat trade potential for another AIDS-like disease


Amalgam filling fight in New Hampshire


No more chimpanzee experiments in Europe


Europe to stop testing cosmetics on animals


UK and NZ grant chimpanzees human rights


Viagra good for seals


Curing disease in mice and rats


ON THE DRUG SCENE

      Super aspirin kills as well as cures

      Ghost-writing doctors help promote drug sales

      Drug enforcement agency urges control of OxyContin

      Supreme Court denies nausea relief of marijuana

      More aggressive us of cholesterol-lowering drugs

      15 states sue Aventis for high drug prices


RESEARCH WITHOUT ANIMALS

      Ear tubes fail to improve child development

      Butter vs. margarine

      Chelation fails to reduce high lead levels

      No lead rather than low led --childhood study

      Brits achieve breakthrough in pain research

      World Trade Center dogs to be monitored


REVIEWS

       The Homeopathic Treatment of Influenza by J. Perko

               reviewed by Dorothy Kendall

       SCIENCE FICTIONS, A Scientific Mystery, A Massive Cover-up,

               and the Dark Legacy of Robert Gallo by John Crewdson

               excerpt from review by Helen Epstein in Los Angeles Times


LETTERS

     Dr Stuart and Terry Hirschberg, Short Hills NJ

     David Brainerd, Surprise AZ

     Gill Williamson, Scotland

     email from student

     Lura B. Irish, Home WA

     Connie Matthews, Pittsfield MA     


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The Civil Abolitionist

   Spring 2002  v.13 no.1