Stored biological samples are a valuable resource for researchers, but they also present complex challenges in assessing the risks taken on by participants and implications for informed consent

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Public Perception, Obesity and the Health of Politicians

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Are some people more equal than others? Including prisoners and undocumented immigrants in pandemic planning

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Op-Ed: Causing Blindness

September 7, 2011

Another sad chapter in the depressing saga about Avastin and Lucentis for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration

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A study confirms that genetic tests can reliably determine fetal sex as early as 7 weeks into a pregnancy, providing a screen for sex-linked genetic conditions, and raising concerns about how results will be used

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His recent personal best in the 400 meters qualifies him for the World Championships and puts him on a path to the Olympics, is the world of sport is about to change forever?

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The new film, a reboot of the classic series, gives a modern makeover to Pierre Boulle’s novel about the boundaries of humanity.

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Op-Ed: Being Human

August 9, 2011

What separates man from other animals? This is the question underlying a recent report examining the use of ‘Animals containing human material’

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