Aristotle provided two definitions of justice. Fulfilling Aristotle’s definition is vastly complicated, as Jeffrey Kahn, Anna Mastroianni, and Jeremy Sugarman, point out in their compilation of scholarly yet plainly written essays on the essential quest to establish and implement ethical guidelines for medical research

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Money is just the obvious obstacle. A few diseases, like H.I.V., so far have outwitted both the immune system and scientists

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Listen now: Rachel Fabi weighs in on the ‘public charge’ and how to respond to federal policy change proposals that will affect patients’ health

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Save the Germs

November 20, 2018

With modern medicine killing off whole categories of bacteria and viruses — including benign ones that promote health — scientists propose a way to preserve microbes that may rescue us one day

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Degrees of Freedom

November 20, 2018

A scientist’s work linking minds and machines helps a paralyzed woman escape her body

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The scene is shadowy, and the background music foreboding. On the TV screen, a stream of beleaguered humans stand in an unending line. “If you’re waiting patiently for a liver transplant, it could cost you your life,” warns the narrator. One man pulls another out of the queue, signaling an escape. Both smile

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This year, an estimated 6 million workers worldwide will receive wearable fitness trackers as part of workplace wellness programs. That’s up from about 2 million in 2016, according to ABI Research, a market research firm

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Researchers who study the beliefs of anti-vaxxers have found many different reasons, not just religious or political, as to why some parents refuse to get their children vaccinated. Joel Michael Reynolds considers such decisions to be downright indefensible. And here are three reasons why

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