A recent study mapping the outsourcing of pharmaceutical pediatric research in developing countries has raised the concern of exploitation. The study performed by Duke investigators Globalization
Archive | August, 2010
Investigators have found that patients with terminal lung cancer began receiving palliative care immediately at the time of diagnosis were happier, more mobile, in less pain as the end-of-life and ALSO: lived nearly three months longer than those who did not receive palliative care.
The study was published in The
At the urging of consumer groups and key members of Congress, the Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy. The expressed concern is that the current rules do not adequately protect the rights of patients. The rules specify when doctors, hospitals and insurers must tell patients about the improper use or disclosure of