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Dangerous Ethics Oversight in Purdue Child Nutritional Study: Fordham University's Dr. Celia Fisher Weighs In

This past July. an $8.8 million dollar, camp-like nutrition study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was shut down, resulting in a vast internal investigation at Purdue University, one of the nation’s top research institutions, and raising several issues about research ethics and the role of institutional review boards (IRBs), according to… 692 more words

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Why this flu season could be a bad one

(ABC News) – ‘Tis the season – the flu season.

Many Americans hoping to celebrate the holidays will find themselves curled up with a bowl of chicken noodle soup instead. 194 more words


NIH and partners launch HIV vaccine efficacy study

The National Institutes of Health and partners have launched a large clinical trial to assess whether an experimental HIV vaccine regimen is safe and able to prevent HIV infection. 945 more words


⁉️ Can You Help? Adderall and Cushings

Recently posted on the message boards at http://cushings.invisionzone.com/topic/54332-adderall-and-cushings/

I was recently diagnosed by the NIH with Cushings and Adrenal hyperplasia due to a tumor in my adrenals.   42 more words


Health, home and his Harley: What keeps this top doctor humming

Dr. Francis Collins, known for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project, is the director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the largest and most prestigious biomedical research institution in the world. 1,060 more words