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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Informed Consent and Medical Research

  • Aired: 06/25/2010
  • 07:22
  • Rating: NR
"Blood samples are sacred," says Carlotta Taluci, a Havasupai Indian, and "a major part of our spiritual, cultural, and religious identity." The tribe was recently involved in a dispute that raised ethical questions about research subjects and the use of genetic material.
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What ethical obligations do scientists have to participants in medical research?
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