Basic introduction to clinical trials.

Homepage of the MHLW, the governmental body in charge of regulating clinical trials in Japan.

Information about various clinical trial topics with links to other resources.

A searchable database of clinical trials planned and in operation in the US and around the world.

Website of the ICH, a joint project between top regulatory bodies in Europe, Japan and North America to harmonize clinical trial requirements.

The ICH Good Clinical Practice is the international standard for clinical trial regulations.

Wikipedia article on the Nuremberg Code, the first international agreement on ethical principles for scientific experimentation on humans developed after WWII.

Wikipedia article on the Declaration of Helsinki, an agreement that contains internationally recognized ethical principles concerning scientific experimentation on humans (links to the original document are at the bottom).

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