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Bioethics by Leanne K. Currie-McGhee

By Leanne K. Currie-McGhee

The start of existence -- the choice makers -- the tip of existence -- study and improvement -- Genetic trying out and engineering -- the way forward for bioethics: stem cellphone examine and cloning

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During this phase, researchers evaluate how effective the treatment is and continue to assess its safety. If a treatment appears to be acceptably safe and effective, it moves on to Phase III testing. BUILDING PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR CLINICAL TRIALS “It’s important that we have the rapport with the public that allows them to trust us with this program. ” —Bernard A. Schwetz, acting director of the Office for Human Research Protections. Quoted in Carol Rados, “Inside Clinical Trials, Testing Medical Products in People,” FDA Consumer Magazine, September/October 2003.

2 Angered parents protested that they should have the right to decide what is put into their child’s body. “There are serious considerations for safety that need to be addressed before compelling people to get vaccines,” said Jim Moody, a parent in Prince George’s County. Parents also argued for exemption waivers to be more readily available. In some cases, states allow children to opt out of certain vaccinations based on medical or religious reasons. Vaccine opponents want more states to allow waivers for philosophical differences as well.

It also obligates a scientist to stop research if continuing would harm the participants. The World Medical Association (WMA) addressed research on humans in its 1964 Declaration of Helsinki. In the declaration, the WMA discussed protections for disadvantaged patients: Medical research is subject to ethical standards that promote respect for all human beings and protect their health and rights. Some research populations are vulnerable and need special protection. The particular needs of the economically and medically disadvantaged must be recognized.

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