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Placebo reduces back pain -- even when patients know they're taking placebo

(Wolters Kluwer Health) For patients with chronic back pain, 'open' treatment with placebo -- informing patients that they are taking an inactive pill, and why it might be helpful -- leads to reductions in pain and disability, reports a study in PAINĀ®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.
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