Skip to comments.Scientists Needn't Get A Patient's Consent To Study Blood Or DNA
Posted on 01/19/2017 6:48:39 PM PST by MtnClimber
The Obama administration has dropped a controversial proposal that would have required all federally funded scientists to get permission from patients before using their cells, blood, tissue or DNA for research.
The proposal was eliminated from the final revision of the Common Rule, which was published in the Federal Register Wednesday. The rule is a complex set of regulations designed to make sure federally funded research on human subjects is conducted ethically. The revision to the regulations, set to go into effect in 2018, marks the first time the rule has been updated in 26 years.
The initial proposal that researchers be required to get permission before using a patient's tissue sample for research came out of the desire to avoid repeating what happened to Henrietta Lacks, an American who died of cervical cancer in 1951. Some of the cells from Lacks' cancer were kept alive for decades, used in research and for commercial purposes without her consent or her family's knowledge.
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Great move, 0bama! Right when Oprah is making a movie about Henrietta Lacks...a BLACK woman whose DNA was STOLEN without her consent.
What a @#$%^&*! PUTZ!
OK. Calm down, Diana. Just a few more hours to go...
*BREATHE* *BREATHE* *BREATHE*
If this is used on leftists we can examine their detached heads to determine their hatred disorder.
You can try, but liberal skulls tend to already be void of any gray matter.
This will have no effect when a permanent ban on federal funding of scientists is placed, shortly after Trump takes office.
Patriots are reminded that the states have never expressly constitutionally delegated to the feds the specific power to tax and spend to study any citizens blood or DNA, with or without a citizens consent.
Corrections, insights welcome.
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