Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: placebo studies

“Honest” Placebos Effective in Treating Health Problems

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From TIME: "The medical community has been aware of the placebo effect–the phenomenon in which a nontherapeutic treatment (like a sham pill) improves a...

The Placebo Effect is Amplified When Doctors Appear Likeable

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From The British Psychological Society: A new study found that the placebo effect is enhanced by the impression of warmth and competence. "Howe and her team...

Study Finds the Spice Curcumin Fights Depression

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The study finds that curcumin may be as efficacious as antidepressant medications, particularly for atypical depression