Placebo effect

Are expensive medicines making your condition worse? This is the Nocebo effect, says study

 Researchers at University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany studied if price might also affect the strength of the nocebo effect.

Oct 08, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

30 minutes of daily meditation may reduce anxiety and depression

A new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed that meditating for 30 minutes daily may help improve symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Jan 12, 2014, 17:49 PM IST

Food aphrodisiacs may not boost your love life

It`s been said that food is the language of love but a Kansas State University nutrition expert and registered dietitian has asserted that food aphrodisiacs may not promote romantic feelings or sexual desire.

Feb 10, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

Half the benefit of sleeping pills comes from `placebo effect`

Much of the effects of sleeping pills are in the mind, according to a study.

Dec 21, 2012, 18:02 PM IST