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Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Health and Medicine

Guest Edited by Nan Liu, Kadri Simm, and Honghan Wu.

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Link to articlePrejudice in healthcare practices are harmful and unjust. Urgent interventions are essential in increasing awareness of obesity prejudice, both implicit and explicit, among physicians.

Link to articleLanguage first, governance follows.      The current use of passive language in human tissue research can benefit from transitioning into a more continuous, bi-directional relationship between tissue providers and biobanks.  


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BMC Medical Ethics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the ethical aspects of biomedical research and clinical practice, including professional choices and conduct, medical technologies, healthcare systems and health policies.

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