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Tags Medical/scientific ethics

Tag: medical/scientific ethics

Prostate cancer: How can we decide when to treat?

You have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and your doctor gives you the option of not being treated, but of remaining under observation: is...

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Comprehensive COVID-19 hospitalization and death rate estimates...

First comprehensive estimates from mainland China of the proportion of people with COVID-19 who required hospitalisation, and latest death rate estimates, both...

JNCCN: Younger cancer survivors far more likely to experience food and...

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA -- New research from the American Cancer Society in the March 2020 issue of JNCCN--Journal of the National...

Terminally ill who request doctors make decisions undergo more aggressive final...

Terminally ill patients who request that physicians make decisions on their behalf are more likely to receive aggressive treatments in the weeks before they...

Tanning industry uses promos, cheap prices to lure adolescents and young...

Everyone knows cigarette smoking causes cancer and as a result, prices and advertising are closely regulated to discourage youth from starting. But another cancer...

U of Guelph study finds health professionals need to be cautious...

For health professionals, posting a single negative comment to their Facebook profiles may hinder their credibility with current or potential clients, a new University...

Study shows 70% of patients lack advance directives before elective surgery

INDIANAPOLIS -The majority of people visiting preoperative testing clinics before an elective surgery do not have an advance directive (AD) in case of...

Balancing data protection and research needs in the age of the...

Scientific journals and funding bodies often require researchers to deposit individual genetic data from studies in research repositories in order to increase data sharing...

How nurses bring clarity to the nature of social change

PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2019) - History provides an enhanced understanding of the factors that inform social policy. In the wider arena of public...

Study finds FDA dermatology advisors receive payments following drug approvals

A team of researchers led by a member of the University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty at the Anschutz Medical Campus examined post-advisory...