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Revenge of the Vaccines

April 30, 2010

It’s fair to say that vaccines haven’t had the best few years in terms of PR. The “anti-vax” movement of parents suspicious about potential side effects of childhood vaccines has grown in strength, despite numerous studies [Read more]

Exporting Transplant Ethics to China

April 22, 2010

Organ transplantation has existed in the Western world for more than five decades now, and over that time, a lot of kinks had to be worked out. Medical questions about how best to perform such procedures and protect the health of the recipient and [Read more]

To Reveal or Not to Reveal

March 11, 2010

At the heart of every trial involving human subjects, there’s a conflict. The investigators design their study to find the most accurate answer to a particular scientific question, be it the efficacy of a new drug or the incidence of disease [Read more]