Tag: IRB

Some Social Scientists are Tired of Asking for Permission

From The New York Times: The Department of Health and Human Services's Office for Human Research Protections recently revised its rules for social science research. Studies...

“Medical Research: The Dangers to the Human Subjects”

Marcia Angell in the New York Review of Books writes about the inherent conflict in clinical trials between “the search for scientific answers," on one hand, and “the rights and welfare of human subjects,” on the other.