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NIH offers support to address ethical challenges associated with clinical research advances

NIH offers support to address ethical challenges associated with clinical research advances

Rapid progress in brain organoid research prompts ethical debate

Rapid progress in brain organoid research prompts ethical debate

Patients would like to be asked before using medical data for research

Patients would like to be asked before using medical data for research

How moral distress leads to erosion of clinicians' moral strength in health care systems

How moral distress leads to erosion of clinicians' moral strength in health care systems

“Mini Brains” in the lab show electrical activity similar to a preemie’s brain

“Mini Brains” in the lab show electrical activity similar to a preemie’s brain

Machine learning reveals links between genetic factors and behavior

Machine learning reveals links between genetic factors and behavior

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures

Many women skip scientific conferences because of family obligations, study finds

Many women skip scientific conferences because of family obligations, study finds

New tool promotes greater sharing of clinical trial data by pharmaceutical companies

New tool promotes greater sharing of clinical trial data by pharmaceutical companies

In secret, seniors discuss ‘rational suicide’

In secret, seniors discuss ‘rational suicide’

Miracle machine makes heroic rescues — and leaves patients in limbo

Miracle machine makes heroic rescues — and leaves patients in limbo

New research explores foundational questions about end-of-life choices for people with dementia

New research explores foundational questions about end-of-life choices for people with dementia

National Endowment for the Humanities funds new Hastings Center project on disability and technology

National Endowment for the Humanities funds new Hastings Center project on disability and technology

Security cameras installed in nursing homes may do more harm than good

Security cameras installed in nursing homes may do more harm than good

Hasting center publishes new articles on Federal Right to Try, Citizen Science and Gamification

Hasting center publishes new articles on Federal Right to Try, Citizen Science and Gamification

Groundbreaking experiment in pigs challenges the notion about brain damage

Groundbreaking experiment in pigs challenges the notion about brain damage

Scientists revive pig brain cells four hours after death, providing hope for stroke patients

Scientists revive pig brain cells four hours after death, providing hope for stroke patients

Lethal plans: When seniors turn to suicide in long-term care

Lethal plans: When seniors turn to suicide in long-term care

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Studying Root Canal Anatomy with Non-Destructive Imaging Tools

Studying Root Canal Anatomy with Non-Destructive Imaging Tools