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Interesting Article in Time

Discussion in 'Physician Scientists' started by Neuronix, Apr 23, 2002.

  1. Neuronix

    Neuronix Total nerd
    Administrator Physician PhD Faculty SDN Advisor 10+ Year Member

    Mar 14, 2002
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    <a href="http://www.time.com/time/covers/1101020422/story.html" target="_blank">http://www.time.com/time/covers/1101020422/story.html</a>

    It's about the recent mishaps in clinical trials and about new changes in oversight committees and proposed legislation to that effect. The picutre on the cover is a little misleading (cages? Nobody is forcing you into a clinical trial), but it's still a very interesting article. Good stuff for us future clinical researchers :)
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  3. brandonite

    Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Oct 19, 2001
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    Yes, I read the article. It seemed like there was a bit of fear-mongering going on. I mean, I know that there needs to be pretty careful oversight of clinical trials, but I don't see how a few notable failures means that there is something fundamentally wrong with the system! And until there is a better alternative to clinical trials, then there's not really much that can be done... :( Other than carefully watching what's going on, and managing trials very carefully...

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