Tag: Drug

No standard for the placebo?

Public release date: 18-Oct-2010 HRR- Requested Repost , in regards to  how to rig double blind cross over placebo drug trial. – “there isn’t anything actually known to be physiologically inert. On top of that, there are no regulations about what goes into placebos –  what is in […]

Frequently prescribed drug used in concerning ways with harmful side effects: i.e. Death – benzodiazepines

Contact: Kate Taylor TaylorKa@smh.ca 647-393-7527 St. Michael’s Hospital TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2013—A popular class of drugs commonly used to treat sleep and mood symptoms continues to be frequently prescribed despite being known to have potentially life-threatening side effects. Previous studies have linked benzodiazepines – a medication class that […]