Some of the protections are explained below.
Researchers follow the general ethical guidelines, some of which are listed below, proposed by various regulatory and oversight organizations.
All federally-supported research is governed by Federal regulations that are overseen by the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP). Participation in studies is specifically regulated by Title 45 CFR 46.
Research that involve products that are regulated by the FDA follow Title 21, CFR 50
The NIH has several sets of guidelines, including some that incorporate the provisions above, for those who conduct and support clinical research funded by the NIH. Information about some of these guidelines is included below:
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