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There has been much investment in research on the ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI) associated with genetic and genomic research. This research should inform the development of the relevant policy. So far, much of the relevant policy - such as in the areas of patents, genetic testing and...
Herbal Remedy Clinical Trials in the Media: a Comparison with the Coverage of Conventional PharmaceuticalsDownload
Background This study systematically compares newspaper coverage of clinical trials for herbal remedies, a popular type of complementary and alternative medicine, with clinical trials for pharmaceuticals using a comparative content analysis. This is a timely inquiry given the recognized...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) encompasses a wide variety of treatments, such as herbal remedies, not currently thought to be part of mainstream medicine. Our study focuses on herbal remedies, as their use is significant and increasing. We ask whether media coverage of conflicts of...
Many commentators have expressed concern regarding the sensationalistic reporting of biomedical stories by the popular press. It has been suggested that inaccurate or exaggerated reporting can have an adverse impact on public understanding, creating unwarranted hope or fears, and the development...
Due to the growing industry support of biomedical research, studies are increasingly scrutinized because of conflicts of interest of investigators and concerns about inaccurate reporting of study results by the popular media. The Association of American Medical Colleges has defined conflict of...
Background. Biobanks are an important research resource that provides researchers with biological samples, tools and data, but have also been associated with a range of ethical, legal and policy issues and concerns. Although there have been studies examining the views of different stakeholders,...
Nutrigenomics has been called the “next frontier in the postgenomic era.” Over the past few years this emerging area has received a considerable amount of attention, both in the popular press and from the scientific community. Viewed as one of the more promising applications of genomics and as...
Media coverage of politics often comments on the decline of the public’s trust in government institutions. There is a notion that public trust of government is steadily decreasing. Many factors contribute to this reduced trust, including: unhappiness with government performance, negativity of...
Miller, Fiona A., Hogarth, Stuart, Evans, Jim, McCabe, Christopher, Pullman, Daryl, Joly, Yann, Szego, Michael J., Bubela, Tania, Fishman, Jennifer, Sankar, Pamela, Cook-Deegan, Robert, Biesecker, Barbara, Ravitsky, Vardit, Borry, Pascal, K. Cho, Mildred, Ungar, Wendy, J., Ossorio, Pilar, Kato, Kazuto, Wilson, Brenda, McGuire, Amy, Soo-Jin Lee, Sandra, Caulfield, Timothy, Rothenberg, Karen, Rousseau, Francois, Etchegary, Holly, Carroll, June C.
The cost of whole genome sequencing is dropping rapidly. There has been a great deal of enthusiasm about the potential for this technological advance to transform clinical care. Given the interest and significant investment in genomics, this seems an ideal time to consider what the evidence tells...
Representations of the health value of vitamin D supplementation in newspapers and magazines: Media content analysisDownload
Objective To examine the nature of media coverage of vitamin D in relation to its role in health and the need for supplements. Design Media content analysis. Setting Print articles from elite newspapers in the UK, the USA and Canada. Participants 294 print newspaper articles appearing over...