Tuesday, September 05, 2006

U.S. Government to Review Rules Allowing Human Testing Without Consent

Joseph Rhee reports on ABC News' "The Blotter":

The federal government said it will now reconsider a controversial loophole that allows human medical experiments without the subjects' consent.

The decision comes in the wake of a highly-criticized experiment involving a blood substitute product, Polyheme, which was given to trauma patients in 27 U.S. cities without their knowledge.

More here.


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