The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced a public meeting to be held on August 28, 2013, to seek public input and comment regarding what risks should be disclosed to potential
Researchers at the Group Health Research Institute and the University of Washington (UW) has published their study in which they discovered that peopled want to be informed and asked for their consent to share their coded, de-identified genetic information in a federal database. This study, published in the September 2010 Journal
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
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