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New Guidelines Promise Stronger Bioethics

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Science  03 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5493, pp. 919
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5493.919

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NEW DELHI-- The Indian government has issued new guidelines for conducting medical research on humans that would raise standards and tighten oversight at most institutions. The voluntary guidelines, released on 18 October, are also expected to bolster international collaborations by putting Indian practices on a par with standards in the West.