Over 60% of Adverse Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines May Just Be The Nocebo Effect

The human mind, it seems, is a very powerful thing. According to a new study involving over 45,000 patients, most of the adverse reactions people experienced after COVID-19 vaccination could be due to the nocebo effect. The nocebo effect is a bit like the ‘bad twin’ of the placebo effect, which occurs when a patient … Read more

More Than Two-Thirds of Adverse COVID-19 Vaccine Events Are Due to Placebo Effect

One-third of clinical trial participants reported receiving no vaccine for systemic adverse developments such as headache and fatigue. The placebo effect is the well-known phenomenon of a person’s physical or mental health improving after undergoing treatment with no pharmacological therapeutic benefit – for example, a sugar pill, or a saline-rich syringe. Although the exact biological, … Read more

COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy not linked to adverse birth…

.A new, large study finds that there are no links between adverse birth outcomes and COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy. LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including maternal mortality and premature birth. Yet vaccination rates in pregnant people remain low because of … Read more