“Nothing is more fundamental to the ethical conduct of clinical trials than the informed consent of research participants. The Nuremberg Code and every subsequent major international statement about ethics and medical research enshrine this role.” In his recent article in Science and Engineering Ethics, Dr. Mark Yarborough, Dean’s Professor of Bioethics at the University of…

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Candida auris is a fungus that presents multiple serious health threats that are especially concerning. It is difficult to identify, treat and contain; and it is especially persistent in that it is both resistant to treatment and to eradication methods. What makes this fungus very hard to eradicate is that it forms spores and a…

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Neuroscientists are venturing into new areas positing that through attentive thinking (meditating) we can reshape the hard drive of our brains.

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FDA Underhanded Tactics Against Medical Officer Who Blew the Whistle Mon, 29 Nov 2004 The Food and Drug Administration is the epicenter of a collision between medical officers in the drug safety office and senior officials in managerial positions whose focus is on facilitating new drug approvals. Officials at the Center for Drug Evaluation and…

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