May 17, 2016

Scientists Fight Obama Plan to Require Patient Consent to Use Blood, Biopsies in Research

(STAT News) – Scientists are warning that a new proposal by the Obama administration could stifle medical research and undermine major initiatives being pursued by the White House. The controversial provision would require researchers to obtain consent from patients to use … Read More

May 17, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Is Now Available

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (vol. 109, no. 5, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Moving Patients to Create Bed Capacity” by Jim George and Iain Wilkinson “The Junior Doctor Contract—How Have Medical Students Been Affected … Read More

May 16, 2016

Stem Cell Guidelines Would Block Marketing of Unproven Therapies

(Canadian Broadcasting Co.) – A global organization of scientists and bioethicists has released updated guidelines for research using stem cells, the so-called “holy grail” of regenerative medicine, stressing that the protection of patients must take precedence as the field continues … Read More

May 13, 2016

A New Edition of NanoEthics Is Now Available

NanoEthics (vol. 10, no. 1, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Broadening Discourse on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)” by Christopher Coenen “Laboratory Safety and Nanotechnology Workers: An Analysis of Current Guidelines in the USA” by Jeong Joo … Read More

May 11, 2016

A New Edition of The New England Journal of Medicine Is Now Available

The New England Journal of Medicine (vol. 374, no. 10, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Zika Virus as a Cause of Neurologic Disorders” by N. Broutet, et al. “Partnerships, Not Parachutists, for Zika Research” by D.L. Heymann, … Read More

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