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#placebo effect

# placebo-effect - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Column: Alcohol doesn’t make us drunken idiots – that’s society’s fault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Alcohol doesn’t make us drunken idiots – that’s society’s fault

Oct 20th 2011, 9:18 AM 410 Views 32 Comments

Research shows that drinking alone doesn’t make people flirt and start fights. So the answer must lie in ourselves, writes Shane Leavy.

# placebo-effect - Monday 7 March, 2011

Half of German doctors prescribe placebos - and they work
# Placebo Effect
# Placebo Effect

Half of German doctors prescribe placebos - and they work

Mar 7th 2011, 12:19 PM 1,307 Views 0 Comments

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

# placebo-effect - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers
# Health
# Health

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers

Feb 17th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,127 Views 0 Comments

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.