Archive for November, 2012

Anatomy of a pandemic

The Lancet, Volume 380, Issue 9857, Pages 1883 – 1884, 1 December 2012 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61887-X http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12)61887-X/fulltext?_eventId=login&&elsca1=ETOC-LANCET&elsca2=email&elsca3=E24A35F

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Implications of the 2012 Election for Health Care — The Voters’ Perspective

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsr1213905?query=TOC Implications of the 2012 Election for Health Care — The Voters’ Perspective Robert J. Blendon, Sc.D., John M. Benson, M.A., and Amanda Brulé, M.A. November 28, 2012DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsr1213905

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The ‘Re-Identification’ of Governor William Weld’s Medical Information: A Critical Re-Examination of Health Data Identification Risks and Privacy Protections, Then and Now

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2076397 Daniel C. Barth-Jones Columbia University – Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology June 4, 2012

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Physicians’ Top Ethical Dilemmas

http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/public/ethics2012#1

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Legal Times

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Above the Law — top blog according to ABA

http://abovethelaw.com/

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Former university professor accused of research misconduct

Following an investigation by the U.S. Office of Research Integrity, a decade of work from a former UK professor has been censored following allegations of scientific misconduct. Eric J. Smart, a former UK professor...

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For Attribution — Developing Data Attribution and Citation Practices and Standards: Summary of an International Workshop

The growth of electronic publishing of literature has created new challenges, such as the need for mechanisms for citing online references in ways that can assure discoverability and retrieval for many years into the...

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Genome-Based Therapeutics: Targeted Drug Discovery and Development: Workshop Summary

The number of new drug approvals has remained reasonably steady for the past 50 years at around 20 to 30 per year, while at the same time the total spending on health-related research and...

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President’s Bioethics Commission Posts Study Guide Related to its Historical Investigation of the 1940s U.S. Public Health Service STD Experiments in Guatemala

Guide designed to encourage ethics education November 15, 2012 Washington, D.C. – The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues today released an ethics study guide based on the Commission’s investigation into the...

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