kottke.org: Even if it’s fake (medicine), it’s real

jkottke:

Studies have long shown evidence of placebos doing something to help ill patients. Harvard Medical School’s Ted Kaptchuk is studying this effect to determine how and why it works.

Two weeks into Ted Kaptchuk’s first randomized clinical drug trial, nearly a third of his 270 subjects complained…

kottke.org: Even if it’s fake (medicine), it’s real