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Stories with subject: Medical ethics
  • J&J seeks bioethics advice on compassionate use of drugs 
    Updated: May-07-15 1:29 am

    WASHINGTON - Dying patients sometimes seek emergency access to experimental medicines, desperate for a last-chance treatment even if there's little proof it could help. Now drug giant Johnson & Johnson is taking an unusual step, turning to independent bioethicists for advice on when to say yes or no.