Who determines whether a medical intervention falls within the parameters of an experiment?   Historical case is examined by Maria Rentetzi, who addresses the issue in “The Women Radium Dial Painters as Experimental Subjects (1920-1990), or; What Counts as Human Experimentation?” She notes that the plight of the women and their painful abhorrent deaths, have been…

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One day following a rport in The New York Times, Sanifo-Aventis, manufacturer of Ketek, suspended the trial in children. The FDA has not announced any action.

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