Mayo Clinic Minute: Why early clinical trial results can result in false hopes

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When medical clinical trials show exciting early results, those with chronic illnesses seeking new treatment can easily have high hopes. Researchers say that's a problem - in fact, a new Mayo Clinic study  published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings found early results may be grossly exaggerated in more than 1 in 3 clinical trials.
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