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New Study Shows NIH-Funded Oxygen Experiment on Premature Babies Was Unethical, Parents of Babies Were Misled

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Contrary to statements made in consent forms signed by the parents of most premature babies enrolled in a controversial government clinical trial, some key procedures being used in the experiment were inconsistent with usual or standard care for such babies, a new study published by researchers at Public Citizen and National Institutes of Health (NIH) study published in the medical journal PLOS ONE shows.