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For Patients with Parkinson’s Disease, Expensive Placebo Works Better

In a recent study, an "expensive" salt solution was shown to to be significantly more effective at managing the symptoms of patients with Parkinson's disease than an "inexpensive" one. The salt solutions were identical placebos.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

This is why the practice of medicine remains more of an art than a science.


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