Search Tag: Nocebo Effect

Cardiology Management

Study: 'Googling' may trigger statin intolerance

2018 07 Jun

According to researchers, countries where patients using Google are more likely to find websites about statin side effects have greater levels of statin intolerance. The "nocebo effect" driven by online information may be contributing to statin intolerance, says a new study published in International Journal of Cardiology. For patients with... Read more

Cardiology Management

Statins: Muscle-Related Side Effects or Nocebo Effect?

2017 04 May

According to a new study, muscle-related symptoms are less commonly reported when patients and doctors are unaware that statin therapy is being used as compared to when these patients and doctors are aware. The findings are published in The Lancet. See Also : Low Adherence to Statins Following Heart Attack The study evaluated data on 26 side... Read more