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Is a study of one research in the field of medicine?

To build off of what JohnP said, scientific evidence has a hierarchy of reliability. Some types of papers, by their very nature, are more academically rigorous and likely to lead you to the truth. ...
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Is a study of one research in the field of medicine?

"Studies of one" are also known as case studies, N-of-1 studies or case reports. I will refer to them below as case reports, for simplicity. They vary in quality just like any other type of studies. ...
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Is there a reliable website about cosmetic science?

I would trust the professional organizations' websites and journals: American Academy of Dermatology http://www.AAD.org American Osteopathic College of Dermatology http://www.aocd.org/ American ...
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Is a study of one research in the field of medicine?

The difference is that you are looking at a case study, versus a scientific research study. The basic difference is that a case study is an in depth look at a single instance of something which may ...
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Can side effects on test drug be not fully disclosed and still ethical?

At least for psychological study, it seem ethical to deliberately lying to the subjects, as long as the research is review through a committee about ethical issues. Source In medical study, I think ...
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Can side effects on test drug be not fully disclosed and still ethical?

There are 2 questions here: Is not disclosing potential side effects during a clinical trial ethical? What does the "informed consent" of a clinical trial say about disclosing side effects? ...
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Controlled experiments on neonatal/infant salt intake/supplementation?

After posting this, I did a lot more research and I was finally able to find some publications with controlled experiments on Na+ neonatal/infant intake, mostly in animals of course, with a few human ...
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