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Are Placebos The New “Miracle” Drug?

It’s a plot device that’s been used over and over in movies, television, and books. The main character is convinced that he or she is going to fail, until a friend offers some sort of token – a potion, a lucky coin, a magic feather. Suddenly the main character is

How Important Are Expectations With Migraine Treatments?

The way that a doctor presents information about migraine treatments to a migraine patient can dramatically affect treatment outcomes, notes research conducted at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Doctors and researchers have long believed in a correlation between a doctor’s message and how well a patient responds to