Noun(1) an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug(2) (Roman Catholic Church
(1) In the first week, three patients in the fusidic acid cream group and eight patients in the placebo group did not comply with the treatment protocol.(2) placebo drugs(3) The point is that all therapeutic practices, all therapeutic interactions have a placebo component.(4) She says, "'I'm Not Afraid of Monsters' spray acts like a placebo to eliminate children's nighttime fears."(5) That one doesn't get answered as often as it should, because the FDA generally only requires testing against placebo .(6) One method would be to test the current dosing regimen against shorter, delayed, or less potent regimens rather than placebo .(7) Lightheadedness was reported by two patients in the placebo group, but no adverse effects were reported in the treatment group.(8) For example, during the first year, patients receiving orlistat lost more weight than patients receiving a placebo .(9) The pain experienced by patients in both the placebo and cold gel groups was at the same level at the beginning of this study.(10) The revised declaration also calls for new treatments to be tested against the current best treatment rather than placebo .(11) In the first phase, more patients are randomised to placebo than to active treatment.(12) And trust is a priceless asset in medicine, where a placebo can work wonders.(13) A practitioner who administers a placebo wants to benefit the patient by making the patient believe that he is receiving an active treatment.(14) The practice of testing new medicines against placebo , rather than against the best treatment available, has contributed to a general lack of knowledge.(15) All placebo controlled trials were positive and all comparative trials indicated equivalence with other active therapies.(16) They found a significant improvement of symptoms compared to patients taking a placebo .
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and a little birdie told me
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