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Antidepressants for pets

People are not the only users of antidepressants. A spike in sales of “happy pills” for animals is being seen in Sweden.

Fear cancels out placebo effect

Placebos offer no analgesic effect for people who are afraid of pain, a Norwegian study shows.

Less blood clot damage with extra treatment

Roughly half the people who get a serious blood clot in the leg experience lasting damage. A little-used supplementary treatment can help prevent such complications.