Guinea Pig Zero: An Anthology of the Journal for Human Research Subjects

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Garrett County Press, 2002 - Medical - 245 pages
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This book examines the medical human research industry from the point of view of the researched. Written by human test research subjects (also known as 'guinea pigs'), the book includes stories about flipping out on Prozac, sleep deprivation and gene therapy. Besides rating test clinics and providing practical advice to fellow human guinea pigs, Helms investigates the history of human test research and provides some illuminating commentary on the goals and motives behind the biomedical enterprise.

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As the title says, this is an anthology of articles Bob Helms wrote for his long-running zine Guinea Pig Zero. He writes almost exclusively about people who are subjects of medical experiments. Most ... Read full review

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I loved this book. I read a lot of zines growing up, and had heard about it, I knew what it was, but our paths had never crossed. And here it is, neatly trimmed and wrapped in book form. Stories about ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Robert Helms has been volunteering the use of his healthy body for medical experiments since 1995. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.

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