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Ethical limits to biomedical publications?

  • P. Charlier
    Correspondence
    Corresponding author at: Section of Forensic and Medical Anthropology, UFR of Health Sciences (UVSQ), 2 avenue de la Source de la Bièvre, 78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France. Tel.: +33 1 70 42 92 72.
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    Section of Forensic and Medical Anthropology, UFR of Health Sciences (UVSQ), 2 avenue de la Source de la Bièvre, 78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France

    CASH and IPES, 92000 Nanterre, France

    Laboratory of Medical Ethics and Forensic Medicine (EA 4569), University Paris-Descartes, 45 rue des St Pères, 75006 Paris, France
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  • S. Deo
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    Section of Forensic and Medical Anthropology, UFR of Health Sciences (UVSQ), 2 avenue de la Source de la Bièvre, 78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France
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  • M.F. Mamzer-Bruneel
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    Laboratory of Medical Ethics and Forensic Medicine (EA 4569), University Paris-Descartes, 45 rue des St Pères, 75006 Paris, France
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  • C. Hervé
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    CASH and IPES, 92000 Nanterre, France

    Laboratory of Medical Ethics and Forensic Medicine (EA 4569), University Paris-Descartes, 45 rue des St Pères, 75006 Paris, France
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      Out of the political implications of the recent editorial signed by editors (not scholars!) in the Lancet about the Israelo-Palestinian conflict, one may ask if some ethical limits exist to biomedical publication [
      • Manduca P.
      • Chalmers I.
      • Summerfield D.
      • et al.
      An open letter for the people of Gaza.
      ]. In other words, should some basic or fundamental research, or case reports, not be published for security and/or political reasons?

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