Tag: Clinical trials

Chronic Experimentation by Kane Race

Kane Race , February 26th, 2021

The introduction of effective combination antiretroviral therapy for HIV disease in 1996 was commonly narrated as a major event that transformed HIV from an inevitable death sentence into…


Web Roundup: Beyond Using More Female Rats: Gender Disparities in Biomedicine by Anika Jugovic-Spajic

Anika Jugovic-Spajic , July 11th, 2019

Recently, physicians, public health experts, and anthropologists (among others) have pointed to a prevalence of gender, class, race, age, and ethnic bias in biomedical research and the specific…


Sun of the Sleepless by Jason Pine

Jason Pine , September 26th, 2018

The sleep experiment, back in Chicago in 1992… was that really more than 25 years ago? In that experiment he could locate the seed of what would become…


Web Round Up: Clinical Trials on Trial by Moira Kyweluk

Moira Kyweluk , May 2nd, 2018

This month saw breaking news web-wide on one aspect of medicine that has drawn critiques and support from both social scientists and biomedical experts: clinical trials. Drug trials…