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The ‘nocebo' effect: how informed consent can cause unnecessary harm in trials

1 month ago   |   By Oxford University

Research published today in the Journal of Medical Ethics found that the way informed consent is currently taken causes unnecessary ‘nocebo' harms.
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Impeachment Was on the Family Table This Thanksgiving

Impeachment Was on the Family Table This Thanksgiving

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The two biggest adtech companies that help advertisers defund news are...

The two biggest adtech companies that help advertisers defund news are hiring to keep up with demand

Adtech firms DoubleVerify and Integral Ad Science have faced criticism from ad agencies and publishers for blocking ads from appearing next to news about the coronavirus. While... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Can you catch coronavirus from your pets? Study reveals all

Coronavirus: Can you catch coronavirus from your pets? Study reveals all

CORONAVIRUS has infected more than 780,000 people across the planet, with authorities struggling to contain the virus. But are pets contributing to the spread of the virus? Read more ...

Coronavirus lockdown: Up to 120,000 European lives already saved thanks to...

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CORONAVIRUS measures have already saved more than 100,000 lives across Europe, researchers have stated. Read more ...

‘I know my science' How MoD insider exposed truth of NASA's Apollo 11 Moon...

‘I know my science' How MoD insider exposed truth of NASA's Apollo 11 Moon landing

NASA's iconic Apollo 11 mission happened more than 50 years ago, but conspiracy theories are still rampant over the possibility that the Moon landings were faked. Read more ...

Coronavirus symptoms: App can let you know if YOU have coronavirus

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A CORONAVIRUS symptom tracking app has been launched which will help experts gain a better understanding of the true numbers of who has or has had the disease. Read more ...

Coronavirus latest: NASA satellites reveal scale of China's COVID-19 shutdown

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NASA satellite images have revealed how the nightlife throughout Wuhan, China, changed following the outbreak of the coronavirus. Read more ...

Lean team readies ESA's Mercury-bound BepiColombo for planetary flyby

Lean team readies ESA's Mercury-bound BepiColombo for planetary flyby

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Lessons From a Coronavirus Symptom-Tracking App

Lessons From a Coronavirus Symptom-Tracking App

To download the app, go to COVIDradar.org or covid.joinzoe.com and follow the links to the Apple App store or Google Play. The global COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel... Read more ...

Mayors are pleading with their Republican governors to follow the science...

Mayors are pleading with their Republican governors to follow the science and shut down states over the coronavirus

Mayors across the country are on the frontlines of fighting the spread of the coronavirus in vulnerable urban areas. But the governors of several large red states, including... Read more ...