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Doctors are actively prescribing placebos, a new Australian study has shown: and now, one stakeholder has urged patients not to always expect a medicine Mainstream media have reported on a …

Are placebos a legitimate tool in helping patients, or is their use unethical or deceptive? wonders Ben Basger The word “placebo” is Latin for “I will please”. Pleasing patients seems …

A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms – but both may produce a desired result. In a surprise …

All placebos aren’t created equal: the way they’re delivered can make a difference in how patients respond to the sham therapy, new research has found. A systematic evidence review published …