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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Placebo Effects Little Understood

Ed Yong reports HERE on the connection between the placebo effect (fake treatment alleviating pain) and actual spinal signaling (specifically at the 'dorsal horn'). As he says though, "it's still unclear how this happens."

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