Updated Helsinki Guidelines for Clinical Research Get Mixed Reviews

by jeeg 6. November 2013 21:39
The World Medical Association's newly updated "Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects" are drawing considerable praise, as well as some criticisms. The guidelines were first penned nearly a half century ago, in 1964, at a meeting of the World Medical Association in H... [More]

Horrific medical tests of past raise concerns for today

by jeeg 6. October 2010 00:49
The astounding revelation that U.S. medical researchers intentionally gave Guatemalans gonorrhea and syphilis more than 60 years ago is so horrifying that we want to believe that what happened then could never happen today. We want to believe that doctors are treating the poor, ... [More]
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