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October 31, 2018
Saline Used As Placebo

On Using Saline as a Placebo: When Is a Placebo Not a Placebo? Part Two

In the previous post, I reviewed evidence presented in Bar-Or, et al. concerning the potential analgesic activity of saline used as a placebo in clinical studies. The authors provided evidence that saline didn’t act as an “inert” material in clinical studies. I will cover the authors thoughts on possible mechanisms for the saline’s analgesic activity...
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