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    Medical Experiments of the Holocaust As a society we place those in the medical profession on a pedestal. They are people to be looked up to and admired. In many ways they are Gods, right here with us on earth. People put the hope and faith in doctors hoping they can perform miracles. Throughout history, doctors have indeed preformed many wonders. There were, however, some doctors that betrayed this belief and peoples trust. These doctors could be found in concentration camps such as Auschwitz and

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    Medical ethics are considered to be extremely important in order for participants of medical experiments to be treated fairly and safely. However, medical ethics were not just something that suddenly sprang out of nowhere. Medical ethics were created from of years of discrimination and racism in the past towards those who were participants of these medical studies. These participants of these medical studies participated against their will; additionally, these participants were also part of discriminated

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    In 1951, Dr. Albert M. Kligman, a dermatologist, he began doing medical experiments on prison inmates. He first started at Philadelphia’s Holmes burg prison. The only reason he went to the prison was because there was an outbreak of herpes virus, and staphylococcus bacteria, athlete’s foot fungus. Also he was sponsored by drug companies such as Dow Chemical, the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Kligman told newspaper reporters “All I saw before me were acres of skin. It

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    concentration camps as medical test subjects because “..no tests with human material had yet been possible as such experiments are very dangerous and nobody volunteers for them”. Himmler gladly inclined to the suggestion and let the sadistic physicians begin their lurid experiments. Prisoners in concentration camps were often experimented on for medical and military advances, or for pure morbid curiosity. Around a dozen of concentration camps conducted these excruciating experiments. There were four main

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    Creams: An Analysis of Vivisection in the Medical Industry 19.5 million animals are killed every year due to different experiments being tested on the animals. Vivisection is the use of live animals during operation for scientific research. Such animals may include: dogs, cats, primates, guinea pigs, and hamsters. One of the most common forms of vivisection is the experimentation for medical purposes such as making new medicines. The use of animals in the medical industry should be prohibited, in order

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    Medical Experiments

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    methodologies and became members of the Nazi Party. This group conducted medical experiments on people in concentration camps without their approval (Nazi Medical Experiments). Over 7,000 victims of these experimentations are documented. 70 medical research projects occurred in concentration camps within this time, and the projects were classified into three categories: research, testing, and validation of Nazi beliefs (Medical Experiments). Three cruel and painful trials consisted of freezing the subjects

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    Nazi Medical Experiments

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    the holocaust the Nazis conducted medical experiments on what they thought were inferior individuals. The experiments were cruel and had no regard for the quality of life of the subjects. Regardless of the cruelty the medical community gained knowledge that they would not have been able to gain within the strict ethical guidelines of the profession. The experiments are divided into three categories: racial, war related, and pharmaceutical. The race experiments were the worst of all of the categories

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    Bad Science

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    as a doctor who was forced to aid Dr. Josef Mengele. Dr. Mengele was a man who practiced very bizarre, unethical medical experiments on the prisoners of Auschwitz and he eventually became known as “the doctor of death” or “the angel of death.” Dr, Perl said, “One of the greatest crimes in Auschwitz was to be pregnant.” (Brozan C: 20) Not only did Dr. Mengele perform horrible experiments on pregnant women, but he also preformed tests on handicapped prisoners and twins (which he is most famous for)

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    Scientific Murder

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    Scientific Murder: Human Experimentation in Nazi Germany The Nazi's were infamous for their cruel and unusual experiments on humans. Although they played a small part of Nazi Germany's attempt at racial hygiene, these experiments desecrated and exterminated thousands of humans (Lifton 269). "The Nazi medical experiments of the 1930's and 1940's are the most famous example of recent disregard for ethical conduct " (Polit & Hungler 127). For the sake of science, thousands lost their lives "I have

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    The medical experiments of World War II and the Holocaust involved the most horrible kind of torture there could have ever been. Most people say that it was a horrific event of history, even worse than the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The medical experiments were performed by medical physicians who instead of saving lives, took lives in the name of science by performing inhuman acts on innocent people. The performers of the experiments were also known as German scientists. In other words the scientists

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