News tagged with medical studies

Placebo effective despite intellectual disability

Contrary to earlier beliefs, people with severe congenital intellectual disability are sensitive to placebo-like effects, new research from Karolinska Institutet shows, published in the scientific journal Neurology. The results ...

May 17, 2017
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Pharmacist medicines reconciliation reduces patient harm

A pilot study, published today in British Medical Journal Open, demonstrates that medicines reconciliation provided by pharmacists can significantly reduce medicine discrepancies and may be associated with reductions in length ...

Mar 17, 2017
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Dangerous generalisations in medical research

Drugs are taboo during pregnancy. That's the guiding principle. But the reality is different. According to an international study that was published in 2014 in the British Medical Journal, 80 percent of all women take drugs ...

Mar 15, 2017
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