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Did the drugs against COVID-19 whose EUA was revoked lead to a huge decline in hospitalization rates in Florida?

The FDA recently revoked the emergency use authorization for Regeneron and Eli Lilly. In this article, Ron Desantis claims that these medications led to “a huge decline” in hospitalization rates in ...
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Does dark chocolate benefit athletic performance?

Dark chocolate has been "proven" to increase the performance of (amateur) athletes competing in endurance sports. Some sources: fitnessmagazine.com Deakin University The Telegraph ... and many more. ...
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Is there no evidence that pre-publication peer review improves papers or detects errors or fraud? [closed]

A former editor of the prestigious scientific journal the BMJ has recently argued that the peer review process for scientific publications is broken and should be abandoned. He argues (my emphasis): ...
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