Medical ethicists and researchers commonly hold that there are seven general rules for an ethical experiment involving humans, explained Govind Persad

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Portland State University has started disciplinary proceedings against Peter Boghossian, an assistant professor of philosophy who co-authored a series of bogus research papers that parody what the authors dismiss as “grievance studies.”

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A new report, developed by the Pregnancy Research Ethics for Vaccines, Epidemics and New Technologies (PREVENT) working group, identifies a cycle of exclusion that prevents pregnant women from accessing the benefits of vaccines. With comments from our Carleigh Krubiner

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Everyone would benefit if researchers did more to make participants feel part of a study

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Participants in medical research are more empowered than ever to influence the design and outcomes of experiments. Now, researchers are trying to keep up

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Ella Balasa writes, “I’ve known since I was a little girl that cystic fibrosis is a disease that only gets worse. Every day it destroys lung cells and tightens the small airways in my chest, taking me closer to the point when my ravaged lungs stop working”

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men in the U.S.(other than non-melanoma skin cancer) and one of the most deadly. It’s especially deadly for black men, who are more likely to get it and twice as likely as white men to die from it. Yet black men tend to be underrepresented in research for prostate cancer treatment

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Top researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have filed at least seven corrections with medical journals recently, divulging financial relationships with health care companies that they did not previously disclose

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