Medical Research

Female Authors Less Likely to Be Listed as First Author in Clinical, Basic Science Journals

Female Authors Less Likely to Be Listed as First Author in Clinical, Basic Science Journals

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Female researchers still face challenges when publishing research.

Individual Consent for Health Research: Ethical Obligations vs Public Good

Individual Consent for Health Research: Ethical Obligations vs Public Good

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A recent paper examines the circumstances in which public good outweighs the requirement that researchers receive individual consent to use a person's data.

Updated Common Rule Regulations for Medical Research in the 21st Century

Updated Common Rule Regulations for Medical Research in the 21st Century

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The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent while introducing a new concept of "broad consent".

Reporting Negative Data in Clinical Trial Results

Reporting Negative Data in Clinical Trial Results

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Increasingly, the scientific community is coming to realize the invaluable role that negative outcomes play in the understanding of medicine as a whole.

Informed Consent in Medical Research: A Q&A

Informed Consent in Medical Research: A Q&A

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New methods of obtaining consent are offering options that can bridge the geographic distances between researcher and participant, while making study information more easily accessible.

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