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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.

Norwegian elite support immigration

The social elite in Norway are more supportive of immigration than the rest of the country’s population. The elite are also very supportive of the welfare state, but not everyone with lots of money is thrilled with the redistribution of wealth.