News tagged with medical ethics

Sex-changing treatment for kids: It's on the rise

(AP) -- A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments, according ...

Feb 20, 2012
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Experts aim to redefine healthcare and research ethics

In what they acknowledge as a seismic shift in the ethical foundation of medical research, practice and policy, a prominent group of interdisciplinary healthcare experts, led by bioethicists at Johns Hopkins, rejects an ethical ...

Jan 11, 2013
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Prisoners unfairly excluded from general clinical research

Prisoners are being unfairly excluded from taking part in potentially beneficial clinical research, on the grounds that it would be too difficult and expensive to do so, indicates a study published online in the Journal of ...

Jun 23, 2014
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