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Alert 74 : Why Would the FDA Approve Electroshock?

Modern electroshock (ECT) delivers up to ten times the amount of electricity needed to cause a convulsion, leading to a very severe convulsion, unconsciousness, coma, flat lining of the brain waves, and aftereffects identical to a severe concussion with traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Yet the FDA, forever evading the fact it has never demanded the testing of ECT, has once again determined that ECT is too harmless to require serious testing.

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Alert 73: MEET ME IN DENMARK MARCH 9, 2019

March 9, 2019 is the first Symposium about Scientific Freedom and the Inauguration of the Institute for Scientific Freedom. This will be the first time I speak frankly in public about the repeated, at times life-threatening, attempts to stop my scientific and reform work. Make this the travel event of 2019 for yourself and for scientific reform. It will inform and inspire you beyond all expectations.

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After decades of denial, the largest manufacturer of electroconvulsive treatment machines has just admitted for the first time that a risk of “brain damage” is associated with ECT. The unprecedented admission by Somatics, Inc., the manufacturer of Thymatron, came in the form of a Regulatory Update just posted on its […]

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Alert 65 : Listen to Dr. Gøtzsche’s heroic talk and Michael Cornwall on this week’s “Dr. Peter Breggin Hour”

Listen to Dr. Peter Gøtzsche’s heroic and brilliant talk on “The Survival of a Whistleblower.”  Also, this week’s “Dr. Peter Breggin Hour” brings back guest Michael Cornwall PhD, a psychologist who shares his lived experience, therapy skills and profound wisdom with helping people with serious emotional disturbances.  As always, my […]

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