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Placebos

Known as: sham therapy, Placebos (Medicine), placebo therapy 
Any dummy medication or treatment. Although placebos originally were medicinal preparations having no specific pharmacological activity against a… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Abstract Objective To estimate the comparative clinical efficacy and acceptability of non-surgical brain stimulation for the… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Importance Observational studies have reported an association between low serum vitamin D levels and elevated risk of… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
For many years, placebos have been defined by their inert content and their use as controls in clinical trials and treatments in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background Placebo treatment can significantly influence subjective symptoms. However, it is widely believed that response to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The experience of pain arises from both physiological and psychological factors, including one's beliefs and expectations. Thus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The power of placebos has long been recognized for improving numerous medical conditions such as Parkinson's disease (PD). Little… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The effects of broad-spectrum antibiotic and placebo therapy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
 
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Highly Cited
1955
Highly Cited
1955
  • H. Beecher
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • 1955
  • Corpus ID: 3173505
Placebos have doubtless been used for centuries by wise physicians as well as by quacks, but it is only recently that recognition… Expand
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Highly Cited
1934
Highly Cited
1934
BOTH because of the vivid interesti of its subject matter and also the simple and clear way in which it is written, this recent… Expand
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