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Placebo-Control Reminder Script

General medicine studies are not immune to the placebo effect, where 30-40% of patients report improved subjective and objective outcomes in general medical studies (Hrobjartsson & Gotzsche, 2001). The high placebo response has been shown to be increasing as time progresses (Kemp et al., 2010; Loebel et al., 2010; Rief et al., 2009; Tuttle et al., 2015), with such ramifications as several pharma companies reducing or closing their psychiatric as well as general medicine R&D, increased costs for drug development, more inconclusive and failed trials, and delays in the development of new medications (Alphs et al., 2012).

Female Healthy Volunteer Clinical Trials for HPV Study

According to the Center for Disease Control, the Human Papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States, and it affects more than 20 million people each year. In fact, it is so common that at least 50% of the population who...

3 Ways To Help Prevent BPH

When it comes to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), the key word to focus on is “benign.” In other words, it’s non-cancerous. So that’s very good news if you’re suspicious, or you’ve been told, you may suffer from BPH. Additionally, BPH does not cause cancer nor will...

Feel Bunions? Skip The Holiday Heels

The holidays are full of sparkle, glittering lights, and cocktail parties, which often mean donning a pair of high heels. But if you suffer from bunions, pumps and platforms can be your worst enemy. Maybe it’s time to skip being a fashion icon this year and save your...

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