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'Strong placebo response thwarts painkiller trials'

Recently published in Nature: http://www.nature.com/news/strong-placebo-...-trials-1.18511

Possibly, the bias is enhanced by heavier follow-up on the subjects, which leaves them with the impression that they are into Something Biggg. 

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'Strong placebo response thwarts painkiller trials'

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Steve Novella of Skeptics Guide to the Universe recently discussed this on the podcast and in more depth on the Science-Based Medicine blog.

Are Placebos Getting Stronger

 
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