TITLE

News @ at a glance

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p572
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers world news briefs related to health. A campaign to allow research institutions and pharmaceutical companies to register the 20 core elements of their clinical trials involving human beings has been launched by the World Health Organization (WHO). The "Journal of the American Medical Association" plans to tighten its financial conflict-of-interest policy beginning in January 2007. According to WHO, up to 60,000 people die annually from malignant melanomas and other forms of skin cancer.
ACCESSION #
22469918

 

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