Should patients understand that they are research subjects?

by jeeg 4. March 2013 21:45
While checking in last month for an appointment with my doctor, I was handed a clipboard and pen and asked to sign a Terms and Conditions of Service form. With a bit of time on my hands, I decided to actually read the document, instead of just checking the box and signing it. I was half ... [More]

U.S. Orders Vast Review of Bioethics

by jeeg 1. December 2010 23:37
President Obama on Wednesday ordered a vast review to ensure the ethical treatment of people who take part in research backed by the federal government. His action is a response to the revelation this year that American scientists intentionally infected people at a Guatemalan mental hospital... [More]
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