Overzealous oversight

September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, pE113
Academic Journal
The article reports that medical research in the U.S. is slowly taking a halt because of excessive and ineffective regulatory oversight. According to the investigation of the Infectious Disease Society, this was due to the redundant system of adverse event reporting for multicentre trials and overzealous efforts to protect children involve in the research. The society's recommendations on how the sector could solve these problems are also provided.


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