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#placebo

# placebo - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms Placebo

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# placebo - Monday 5 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Vitamins do not reduce men's risk of heart trouble: study Vitamins

Vitamins do not reduce men's risk of heart trouble: study

Researchers from Harvard University said that taking vitamins makes no difference when it comes to warning off stroke or cardivascular illness.

# placebo - Monday 7 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Half of German doctors prescribe placebos - and they work Placebo Effect

Half of German doctors prescribe placebos - and they work

A study shows that most doctors have successfully treated depression or stomach complaints with the power of positive thought.

# placebo - Thursday 17 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers Health

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers

Researchers discover that the opposite of the placebo effect also exists – if we believe a drug isn’t working on our bodies, then it probably won’t.