Posts Tagged ‘placebo’

Stress Illness and Placebos

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

In the next edition of The Economist magazine is an article about Edzard Ernst, professor of complementary medicine at Peninsula College of Medicine in Exeter, in southwestern UK. ┬áHe is retiring after 18 years of studying “alternative” medical remedies which includes acupuncture, chiropractic medicine, Reiki, herbal remedies, Ayurvedic medicine, homeopathy, reflexology and many others. ┬áDuring this time he and his group published over 160 analyses of the research in these fields.