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2012-05-31 11:58:10

The American Medical Association's Code of Ethics prohibits physicians from prescribing treatments that they consider to be placebos unless the patients know this and agree to take them anyway.

2012-05-22 05:22:15

There has always been a large focus on testing new treatments for cancer and disease, but a new study on Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) sheds light on the importance of testing standard treatment, as it could present fatal risks as well.

2012-05-21 12:40:52

A combination of three drugs used worldwide as the standard of care for a serious lung disease puts patients in danger of death or hospitalization, and should not be used together to treat the disease, called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.


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