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Placebos Produce Real, Measurable Results
A 2014 study found that 50 percent of the effects of a drug could be just because the patient was told they'd been given medicine, and they believed it.
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Should Doctors Prescribe Placebos?
In the UK, 97 percent of doctors admitted to giving a placebo in place of medication at least once in their careers.