The placebo effect and designing placebo treatments with Dr Felicity Braithwaite

The placebo effect and designing placebo treatments with Dr Felicity Braithwaite

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This week I discuss the placebo effect and the use of placebos in clinical trials with Dr Felicity Braithwaite, physiotherapist and scientific researcher at the University of South Australia.

Clinical trials are used to assess whether an active ingredient or treatment is having a real health outcome. (In very lay terms) one method of achieving this is to take two groups of similar people, administer one group the active ingredient or treatment in question and the other group a sham, or ... See More

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