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Executive Health Management

Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

2015 08 Jul

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies. Citing growing evidence that placebo effects can dramatically enhance the effectiveness of pharmaceutical therapies, a “Perspectives” article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) proposes a central... Read more