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04/21/2014

To boldly go? Experts issue ethics guidelines for health standards on NASA’s next generation of risky missions

[Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics] Nearly two years after the conclusion of its space shuttle program left Americans wondering what would become of the spacefaring dreams of decades past, NASA has sought the advice of health and ethics experts for protecting astronauts on its “next generation” of long duration and exploration-class human spaceflights. Such […]

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04/14/2014

Guidance published on informing study participants about findings with potential health implications

[Wellcome Trust] In the course of a study involving human participants, it is possible that researchers may make a finding that has potential health or reproductive implications for an individual participant. For example, during a brain-imaging study, researchers might identify a brain tumour, or during a genome-wide association study looking for genetic risk factors for […]

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