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Improvements, database urged in wake of 1940s research

Ove, Torsten (2011) Improvements, database urged in wake of 1940s research. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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A presidential ethics panel said that federally sponsored research involving human subjects provides adequate safeguards to reduce risk but also recommended some improvements such as the creation of a central, publicly available database to keep track of experiments. In a report released today, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues suggested 14 changes to current practices and called on the federal government to improve the way it monitors research supported by taxpayers. The report is the second phase of a government mission undertaken in the wake of revelations in 2010 that John Cutler, a former U.S. Public Health…

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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, John Cutler, Guatemala, syphilis
Subjects: Health > Health Equity > Bioethics
Health > Policy
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    Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2011 10:12
    Last Modified: 21 Mar 2012 21:57
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3636

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