Consumers with iPhones can click to contribute their genetic information to medical studies

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Safety First

February 24, 2016

Nature Eds.: It is worrying that US government departments are unable to divulge basic data on research projects involving human subjects. Such data should be publicly available to ensure volunteers’ safety

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Sharing breast milk is not new, but will rising demand – and supply – change the relationship between milk donors and the mothers whose babies need it? Carrie Arnold reports for Mosaic

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To realize the full potential of large data sets, researchers must agree on better ways to pass data around, says Martin Bobrow

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There should be a consent process for sharing patient information online, said Matthew DeCamp, MD, from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Johns Hopkins Division of General Internal Medicine in Baltimore. However, “the exact type of process — written, verbal, or otherwise — should depend on the use in question.”

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Sharing Fairly

March 12, 2014

Our Matt DeCamp blogs about a new paper in which he and colleagues open a conversation about fairly sharing any savings from accountable care organizations

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