A biohacker injected himself with a DIY herpes treatment in front of a live audience
When asked if there was an ethical commission, he said no.
Common Rule Revision Delayed
On January 4, 2018, HHS submitted a final rule titled Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects: Delay of the Revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects. This final rule, which would delay the implementation date of the revised Common Rule for an unspecified amount of time, is currently undergoing regulatory review by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This final rule is separate from the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects: Proposed 1-Year Delay of the General Implementation Date While Allowing the Use of Three Burden-Reducing Provisions During the Delay Year, which was submitted on October 7, 2017, and remains under review at OMB.
Faced with public pressure, research institutions step up reporting of clinical trial results
The reporting of clinical trial results to a public database — mandated by a 10-year-old federal law — has improved sharply in the last two years, with universities and other nonprofit research centers leading the way, according to a new STAT analysis of government data.
NIH adopts new rules on human research, worrying behavioral scientists
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