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Japan Guidelines Under Fire After Protest Halts Study

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Science  22 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5636, pp. 1039
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5636.1039

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TOKYO-- The Japanese Medical Association has raised concerns about government oversight after city workers distributed questionnaires for a health study. Next week it will convene a committee to investigate the government's handling of genetic information in research.