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# 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.
# 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 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.
# 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.