placebos clinical trials

1. Increasing placebos responses over time, in the U.S. only

Could placebos be hurting clinical trial results of nerve damage pain relief drugs?  Find out more in this article!

2. Flu vaccine could reduce risk of stroke

There has been controversy over the flu vaccine, whether it is beneficial or not.  Researchers have recently found it can also reduce the risk of having a stroke.

3. New Diagnostic Test Predicts Teens’ Risks for Developing Heart Disease

Heart disease claims the life of over 600,000 Americans a year!  Pediatricians have developed a new test to help predict a teenager’s risk using certain risk factors.  Their hope is it will encourage teens to live a healthier lifestyle.