Science and Society

May 6, 2015

Plans to begin construction of a $1.4b giant telescope on Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii, have been put on hold in the face of continuing protests

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The Berman Institute of Bioethics will enroll its first class of master’s degree students in Fall 2015, offering a multidisciplinary Master of Bioethics (MBE) program for full-time and part-time students

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Q&A with Elizabeth Dzeng, MD, MPH, MPhil, MS, lead author of a new study exploring the influence of institutional culture & policies on do-not-resuscitate decision making at the end of life

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A Q&A with our Leonard Rubenstein about physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and the constitutionality of death penalty protocols

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Homeopathic Oversight

April 22, 2015

In the wake of new evidence of ineffectiveness and potential risks, the FDA is considering changing the way it regulates homeopathic drugs

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As research moves healthcare into the modern era, what of our evolving understanding of the interpersonal elements of medical care and the difference they can make to patient outcomes?

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What we do and don’t know about providing good care to trans patients — and what’s likely to change soon

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Johns Hopkins experts, including our Joseph Carrese, MD, MPH, discuss the regulations and importance of an Institutional Review Board and the guiding principles they operate by (video)

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