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'Strong placebo response thwarts painkiller trials'

Recently published in Nature:

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.

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