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Ethics of Research on Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Here are three related items to bring to your attention:

On the blog of Policy Options magazine, here’s a very good piece by our pal Tim Caulfield, called Homeopathy and the ethics of researching magic. And via the same outlet, here’s my piece in which I partly disagree with Tim: Homeopathy and Research Ethics.

And just recently, An anonymous Canadian foundation grants $3 million to study naturopathic oncology. But such a study could not be done in Canada because it a study funded by an anonymous source would violate the Tri-Council Policy Statement. Page 29 of the Policy Statement makes clear that informed consent must include identity of the funder or sponsor.

~ by Chris MacDonald on April 11, 2015.

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