Clinical Research

When does health research need ethics review? What does a Research Ethics Committee review?

PAHO videos now available in English

 

These research ethics videos of PAHO’s Regional Program on Bioethics are now available in English:

These other PAHO videos on COVID-19 are already available in both languages:

Why is fighting COVID-19 a group effort? https://youtu.be/5-8v826Rk1c

What is needed to fight COVID-19? https://youtu.be/O11acaLa8_Y

Why do scientists change their views? https://youtu.be/xZKnbsdSBNU

The black substance in the face of loneliness and hunger. An experiment shows that ten-hour forced solitude activates the same brain areas as fasting

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge (USA) studied the brain against the longing for social contact and discovered that after ten hours of solitude, Individuals respond to the lack of social relationships in the same way as they respond to fasting. The need for company and food activates the same brain area (black substance).

An ethical framework for global vaccine allocation

Article published in Science

This article by Emanuel et al. presents the “Fair Priority Model” for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines among countries. The article is available here.

Palaeogenetics: the scientific revolution from the Genome

Svante Pääbo is a Swedish biologist specializing in evolutionary genetics.

 Reading the ancient DNA showed the crossing between Neanderthal and Sapiens

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECLARATION BY HELSINKI OF THE AMM – ETHICAL PRINCIPLES FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH IN HUMAN BEINGS

Consult the web of the WMA in English

Manual for physicians about the role of ethics in medicine

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