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Your Body Belongs to Us for Experimentation

The obligation of researchers to gain informed consent from those willing to be human subjects is a sacrosanct human right established by the Nuremberg Code. But some in the bioethics movement seek to undermine this crucial human subject protection–to a respectful listen at the highest level of bioethics discourse, including the Hastings Center Report. Author […]

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Children in Anthrax Experiments?

Human subject research is rife with potential ethical peril. That is why, beginning with the Nuremberg Code — which led to the USA’s Common Rule and international legal agreements, such as the Helsinki Accords — great efforts are made to ensure that human experimentation protocols protect participants’ safety, most particularly that of the most vulnerable, […]

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