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Richard’s Reviews: Sham Devices and Placebos

Sham devices can have a larger effect than placebo, should they remain to be under-regulated? Yamama tells us more.

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EBOLA OUTBREAK: For Ebola vaccine development we may have bioterrorism threats to thank.

With all the media attention on the Ebola outbreak in Africa, Stephen Strauss, for the CMAJ, provides commentary on development of vaccines and treatment for the Ebola virus. Read a summary of the article and link to his commentary here.

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Richard’s Reviews: BCG Vaccine and Breast Cancer Genes

From Richards’s Review this week, Pishoy highlights the resurrection of the BCG vaccine and the new gene on the block in the world of breast cancer.