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Blinded study

Blinded study

clinical trials of drugs are often done blinded so that the patient does not know (is blinded as to) whether they are receiving the product being tested or the control/placebo to ensure that the results of a study are not affected by a possible placebo effect (by the power of suggestion).

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Theories - Origin of Life

... really is unobservable. The probability of bias or error in a single study is much higher than the probability that a "supernatural" ... under conditions that screen out bias. For example, when you run actual blinded (and/or otherwise controlled) experiments testing psychic phenomena, ...

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by AstraSequi
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:09 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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The Fiber Disease

... a passenger in tumours or is it important in their pathogenesis? This study states that SV40 should be considered a group 2A carcinogen. -- Gazdar ... study coordinator of the VEB, Dr. Strickler, apparently compromised the blinded nature of the study and allowed Dr. Shah to modify and improve his ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:32 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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