News archive results 1-20 of 73 in Science Communication and Clinical ethics
Humanitarian crises need much stronger evidence to help drive effective health responses — the focus of a new US$10 million research fund.
NEWS | 5 June 2013 | EN
Research into the extent of scientific misconduct in developing countries highlights the need to combat it, say researchers.
The world's largest drug firms have increased spending on drug access in developing countries, but face questions over clinical trial ethics.
The results of two GM mosquito trials, in Brazil and the Cayman Islands, show up to a 90 per cent drop in dengue mosquito populations.
India is planning tighter legislation to regulate clinical trials and expansion of its pool of experts in concerned medical fields.
NEWS | 12 September 2012 | EN
A lack of women in HIV vaccine trials is undermining the value of results for a key target population, a conference has heard.
French and US scientists have produced a GM mosquito whose immune system is capable of disabling or killing malaria parasites.
An expert panel will examine charges made by an Indian parliamentary committee of irregularities in approvals for new drugs.
NEWS | 11 May 2012 | EN
Dozens of NGOs have issued a joint statement urgently calling for the emerging field of synthetic biology to be internationally regulated.
Pakistan's medical laboratory workers need better biosafety awareness says a new study.
NEWS | 8 February 2012 | EN
Recent scandals have exposed weaknesses in India's ability to police its own doctors as they participate in international drug trials.
NEWS | 17 January 2012 | EN
US-funded medical trials overseas could follow local ethical procedures if they offer 'equivalent protection', says a report.
A new trial has found that tenofovir gel, previously found to be effective, does not prevent HIV infection.
NEWS | 29 November 2011 | EN
Joining forces would save countries money on clinical trials, and speed up drug development for neglected diseases, says a report.
A new website aims to improve medical ethics in developing nations by providing information and a forum for discussion.
The bioethics commission has confirmed that between 1946 and 1948 US physicians committed serious abuses during clinical trials held in Guatemala.
NEWS | 4 September 2011 | ES
An official inquiry into trials of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines has unearthed ethical violations.
NEWS | 20 May 2011 | EN
India's top medical officials see research and interpretations of the latest 'superbug' study as motivated.
NEWS | 8 April 2011 | EN
Pakistan will conduct new clinical trials on a controversial, locally-made drug against hepatitis B.
NEWS | 3 February 2011 | EN
Two studies have shown for the first time that mass vaccination after a cholera outbreak has started can reduce deaths.