Listen to our Nancy Kass on Marketplace Tech discussing informed consent and a new study to see if cooling the body of patients with massive bleeding could improve treatment of traumatic injuries

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Our Jeffrey Kahn and NIH Director Francis Collins discuss implementing the Institute of Medicine report recommendations for NIH research with chimpanzees

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Ethicists and health policy experts issue a call – and recommendations – for better regulation and guidance of crucial quality improvement health care research

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Our Nancy Kass is a guest editor of the American Journal of Public Health’s comprehensive look at the current ethical landscape of human subjects research with minority populations

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The National Institutes of Health recently decided to drastically reduce the number of chimpanzees used in NIH-funded biomedical research. “Sound Medicine” speaks with three experts in to discuss the ramifications, including our Jeffrey Kahn

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Reposted in light of today’s historic agreemnent between NIH and members of the Lacks Family: Our Debra Mathews comments on genetic research, participation, control, trust and HeLa cells

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Our Nancy Kass addresses this question on Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

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The ethical issues raised by the SUPPORT study are far more subtle, far less dramatic, and much more complex than suggested

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