When experimental studies go awry

Articles in the English press have recently focused on how an experimental study went horribly wrong. Six victims of the disastrous Elephant Man drugs trial have been told they face contracting cancer and other fatal diseases as a result of being poi...

Antibiotic drug trials not good for children

Ketek, an antibiotic that is currently being tested in small groups of children, ages 6 months to 13 years, could pose serious health risks. The drug has been used to treat tonsillitis and ear infections in  4,000 children in over a dozen countr...


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