Articles Tagged 'National Institutes of Health'
Your Tax Dollars At Work: Frats Like Beer, Girls Like Dolls, Sharks = Scary!
Federal grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) bankrolled studies to discover that fraternity brothers like to drink, that “Jaws” is a scary…READ MORE
Feds spend $100k teaching teen girls ‘condom negotiation’…
The administration is funding a $100,000 study of pregnant and “at-risk” 14-17-year-old girls on probation in Houston, Texas, to determine ways to help them choose safer lifestyles and avoid pregnancy, including better “condom negotiation” tactics.
TheÂ National Institutes of Health, part of the Health and Human Services Department, is providing aÂ University of HoustonÂ researcher the money…READ MORE
Dope-Smoking, Menstruating Monkey Study Got $3.6 Million in Tax Dollars
ByÂ Christopher Neefus (CNSNews.com)
– The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a division of the federal governmentâ€™s National Institutes of Health (NIH), has spent $3,634,807 over the past decade funding research that involves getting monkeys to smoke and drink drugs such as PCP, methamphetamine (METH), heroin, and cocaine and then studying their behavior, including during different phases of the…READ MORE
Court Blocks New Federal Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research
A federal judge temporarily blocked the Obama administration Monday from using federal dollars to fund expanded human embryonic stem cell research, saying the research…READ MORE
U.S. Spent $410,624 on Project to Teach Chinese Meditation to Cocaine Addicts
By Jane McGrath (CNSNews.com)
– The U.S. government has spent $410,625 to study the effects of teaching Chinese meditation to cocaine addicts.
â€œOur clinical…READ MORE
U.S. Spent $550,496 on Study That Did ‘Focus Groups and In-Depth Interviews’ To Learn About the Sex Lives of Truck Drivers
By Adam Cassandra (CNSNews.com)
– The federal government has spent $550,496 on a project that involved conducting â€œfocus groups and in-depth interviewsâ€ with American long-haul truck drivers to learn about their sex lives in order to assess their risk of contracting HIV or other sexually transmitted infections.
TheÂ project has failed to find any instances of HIV amongÂ the…READ MORE
U.S. Has Paid $1.44 Million for Project That is Studying the ‘Social Milieu’ of Male Prostitutes in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi
By Edwin Mora, CNSNEWS.com
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has so far awarded $1.44 million in federal funds to a project that, among other things, is estimating the size of the population and examining the â€œsocial milieuâ€ of male prostitutes in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam