Major innovations improve quality of lives or even save lives.
Claude Bernard (1813 – 1878) called “one of the greatest of all men of science” was one of the first to suggest the use of blind experiments to ensure the objectivity of scientific observations.
He also bought into attention the need of respecting ethical principles in conducting clinical studies on human saying that one should not injure one person regardless of the benefits that might come to others.
Nowadays, researchers are spread around the world targetting the improvement of medical care, searching better ways to prevent or to treat diseases.
The medical community is supporting and contributing to medical research with respect for the rights, safety and well-being of the patient.
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