Anika Mittal

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Case: Willowbrook Experiments

<b>Case: Willowbrook Experiments</b><p>Mentally retarded children housed at the Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, New York, were intentionally given …

City University of New York (CUNY)

Studies show 'dark chapter' of medical research - CNN.com

The Public Health Service took photographs during the Tuskegee syphilis study, but no captions remain. This is one of them.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The Tuskegee syphilis experiment of the 20th century is often cited as the most famous example of unethical medical research. Now, evidence has emerged that it …

Tuskegee Study - Timeline - CDC - NCHHSTP

<b>1895</b><br>Booker T. Washington at the Atlanta Cotton Exposition, outlines his dream for black economic development and gains support of northern …

Public Health

Top 10 Unethical Research Programs in U.S. History - Listosaur | Hungry for Knowledge

Modern science is subject to strict ethical codes when it comes to scientific trials, and for good reason. In the past, thousands of experiments were …

Tampa Bay

Unethical human experimentation in the United States

This article is about U.S. medical experiments that are alleged to be unethical, non-consensual, or illegal. For the consensual, ethical, and legal …

Unethical Clinical Trials Still Being Conducted in Developing Countries

In 1997, Public Citizen's Health Research Group brought widespread international attention to unethical clinical trials. The trials were testing new methods for preventing the spread of HIV infection from pregnant women to their babies before or after giving birth in developing countries in Africa, …

Research Ethics Timeline (1932-Present)

<b>1932-1972</b><p>The Tuskegee Syphilis Study, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health. Studied the effects of untreated syphilis in 400 African American …

Top 10 Unethical Psychological Experiments

Psychology is a relatively new science which gained popularity in the early 20th century with Wilhelm Wundt. In the zeal to learn about the human …

This Former Google Exec Is On A Mission To Develop A Blood Test For Cancer

A personal tragedy was one of the motivations for Jeff Huber to seek out his new role as CEO of Illumina spinout Grail.<p>For many oncologists, the holy grail of medicine is a blood test that can detect cancer before symptoms arise. But developing such a test is a daunting challenge.<p>San Diego-based …

What You Actually Need to Know About Deodorant and Breast Cancer

Every time you turn around, it seems something else is blamed for causing cancer—including a link between deodorant and breast cancer. Breast cancer …

Study identifies potential colon cancer biomarker

A protein that suppresses a key cancer pathway in the colon may be a potential biomarker for colitis-associated tumors, researchers at Vanderbilt …

New 'Cancer Goggles' help surgeons spot malignant tumors

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- New hi-tech goggles that allow doctors to see cancer cells during surgery will be tested in clinical trials at hospitals across the country.<p><b>SEE ALSO</b>: Family of toddler battling cancer asks for cards for his Valentine's Day birthday<p>The innovative glasses, known as Cancer …

Cancer

An Engineered Protein Can Kill Cancer Cells in the Bloodstream

Most cancer research focuses on the mechanisms of tumor development, despite the fact that tumor metastasis—the spread of tumor cells—is responsible …

Cancer Cells

Study finds mechanism by which obesity promotes pancreatic and breast cancer

Suppression of metastasis-promoting microenvironment by blocking signaling pathway may be particularly effective in obese patients<p>Massachusetts …

Cancer

New nanotechnology detects biomarkers of cancer

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Feb., 12, 2016 - Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have developed a new technology to detect disease biomarkers …

An entrepreneur with a novel approach to fighting cancer

One of the joys of TED, which begins on Monday in Vancouver, is that it’s not a business conference. For a non-profit, TED runs a shrewd and …

Ohio State-led patient database fills national need in cancer research

If cancer were just one disease — same cause, same treatment — caring for it would be relatively simple. But it's not, not even close. Take two …

Cancer

Mysterious Cancer

<b>Mysterious Cancer</b><p><b>Researchers agree that space radiation can cause cancer. They're just not sure how.</b><p>Listen to this story via<p>, a<p>, or get help.<p><b>May 9,</b> …

Saliva Tests for Cancer Move Closer to Clinical Use

Gypsyamber D'Souza and David Wong at the 2016 AAAS Annual Meeting. | AAAS<p>Over the past decade, David Wong of UCLA and his colleagues have been …

Georgia cancer centre’s failure tied to British Columbia fraud accusations

The National Cancer Centre in Tblisi, Georgia, is filled with rubble. Many of the nine-storey building's floors are covered in broken cement or bare dirt, and rooms stand empty with unpainted cement walls or fractured plaster that has been torn apart and never replaced.<p>The once-functioning …

New 10-minute test for cancer developed by scientists

Scientists are developing a 10-minute cancer test which can be taken at home with just a drop of saliva<p>A 10-minute cancer test which can be taken at home using just a drop of saliva is being developed by scientists.<p>David Wong, a professor of oncology at University of California, Los Angeles, says …