Earlier this evening, the House of Representatives released the most recent draft of the 21st Century Cures Act, which has ballooned from a 200-page discussion draft in April 2015 to a 996-page draft version today

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To protect people participating in medical research, the federal government decades ago put in place strict rules on the conduct of human experiments. Now the Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a major revision of these regulations, known collectively as the Common Rule. It’s the first change proposed in nearly a quarter-century

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“That [goal] sounds pretty good,” Avorn says. But he says the bill is “loaded with a lot of provisions that were heavily influenced by pharmaceutical and biotech and medical device lobbyists that really do some pretty worrisome things.”

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‘Region-selective’ pluripotent cells raise possibility of growing human organs in animals

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Join our Cynda Rushton as she presents this free #nursingethics webinar on quality and efficiency in healthcare. Monday July 28, 2014. 7-8pm EDT.

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Parsimonious Care

January 13, 2012

The American College of Physicians has updated its ethics manual to include a call for parsimonious care — the practice of effective and efficient health care, using resources responsibly

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