23 Dec

A placebo, even if you know about it, might still help!

Here’s an interview with the author of a new study about placebos that might shake things up a bit!

A provocative new study called “Placebos Without Deception,” published on PLoS One today, threatens to make humble sugar pills something they’ve rarely had a chance to be in the history of medicine: a respectable, ethically sound treatment for disease that has been vetted in controlled trials.