February 18, 2020

Clinical Trials: How to Make Informed Consent More Ethical

(The Conversation) – The study describes a multicentre randomised trial of aspirin versus sulfinpyrazone for treating unstable angina. Because of differences in individual hospital review processes, patients either received or did not receive a statement outlining possible gastrointestinal side-effects. This … Read More

February 12, 2020

Our Phones Can Now Detect Health Problems from Parkinson’s to Depression. Is That a Good Thing?

(Vox) – Deducing details of a person’s health through how often they text or when they leave home is called digital phenotyping, and it’s a rapidly growing area of research. Phenotypes, generally speaking, are the traits, like behavior and appearance, … Read More