New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent, while introducing a new concept of "broad consent."

Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Passage of the 2017 budget, along with congressional approval of the AHCA, leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.

FDA Revises Blood Donor Policy for Men Who Have Sex With Men

FDA Revises Blood Donor Policy for Men Who Have Sex With Men

The FDA's final guidance states that men who have sex with men (MSM) will be deferred from donating blood for 12 months since last sexual contact with another man instead of being indefinitely deferred.

FDA Making Strides Toward Reducing Foodborne Illnesses

FDA Making Strides Toward Reducing Foodborne Illnesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized the first two of seven major rules under the bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act this week.

FDA Issues Proposal on Generic Biotech Medications

FDA Issues Proposal on Generic Biotech Medications

All biotech drugs to carry a four-letter code to distinguish brand name, generic versions.

National Immunization Awareness Month Kicks Off

National Immunization Awareness Month Kicks Off

At the federal, state and county levels, immunization campaigns are everywhere in August.

DOD: Live Anthrax Shipment Resulted From A 'Massive Institutional Failure'

DOD: Live Anthrax Shipment Resulted From A 'Massive Institutional Failure'

Plans to prevent anything like this from reoccurring, officials said, include working with CDC officials to standardize the handling of live B. anthracis.

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