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]

Court dismisses suit over unethical US experiments

by jeeg 22. June 2012 21:44
A US court has dismissed a lawsuit by Guatemalan citizens against US officials in connection with unethical medical experiments conducted by American researchers in the 1940s. Lawyers representing the plaintiffs vowed to appeal the 14 June decision. The semi-secret research project, whic... [More]
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