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The Baby Oxygen Trials and How Govt. Officials Allegedly Interfered With the Ethics Probe

[This article was first published on June 4 2014] Pressure from government officials and eminent researchers appears to have pushed a federal agency to postpone enforcement action on violations it found in a government-financed experiment on extremely premature babies. The agency, which polices ethics in health studies, says the controversy over the study of preemies […]

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Questions Surrounding Review of Challenged Vaccine-Autism Study

Did the medical journal Pediatrics stand by a questioned vaccine-autism study without interviewing the coauthor who confessed to and exposed alleged scientific misconduct? If so, that would deviate from what should be standard procedure in such an investigation, according to internationally recognized medical ethicist Dr. Michael Carome. “If the evidence seems substantial, the journal should […]

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