Was questionable behavior behind the abrupt departure of Alden March Bioethics Institute's chief?
History is rife with unethical experiments on inmates. But with proper safeguards prisoner studies may hold the key to the accurate representation of vulnerable groups and lead to health benefits
A failure to anticipate an ethical decision makes men and women more likely to lie or cheat.
During one of my trips this spring, I had the opportunity to read Carl Elliott's book White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine .
Now that some of the gates blocking embryonic stem cell research in the U.S. may be opening thanks to the Obama administration, the ethical guidelines for such research may be getting a closer look.