The placebo effect is whack

from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/1yeRKed on January 30, 2015 at 04:50PM


“Placebo effect of medication cost in Parkinson disease“: Objective: To examine the effect of cost, a traditionally “inactive” trait of intervention, as contributor to the response to therapeutic interventions. Methods: We conducted a prospective double-blind study in 12 patients with moderate to severe Parkinson disease and motor fluctuations (mean age 62.4 ± 7.9 years; mean […]