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Posts tagged "clinical trials"
Last throw of the dice…?

Last throw of the dice…?

Is the granting of new rights to desperate patients and their doctors in the Medical Innovations Bill a valiant attempt to save lives - or will it turn the NHS into an unethical guinea-pig farm? More…
Why do healthy people get into ‘guinea-pigging’?

Why do healthy people get into ‘guinea-pigging’?

Human involvement in clinical or medical research is not new, however today levels of human involvement in clinical trials have increased, ironically following the high profile Northwick Park incident in 2006 in which 6 healthy subjects suffered life changing unexpected... More…