Latest Placebo-controlled study Stories

2012-03-25 23:00:35

Scientific proof for the effectiveness of Zymaderm in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum was announced today by Naturopathix,Inc., with the publication of a randomized controlled clinical trial demonstrating that the combination of tea tree oil and organically bound iodine found in Zymaderm is effective in reducing or eliminating molluscum lesions in over 85% of children in 30 days. The study was published in the March issue of the prestigious Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and conducted...

2011-12-21 10:11:21

Patients with systolic hypertension who were treated with the diuretic chlorthalidone for 4.5 years as part of a clinical trial had a significantly lower rate of death and a gain in life expectancy free from cardiovascular death about 20 years later compared to patients who received placebo, according to a study in the December 21 issue of JAMA. "Antihypertensive drug therapy has been shown to decrease nonfatal and fatal cardiovascular events in controlled clinical trials and...

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