klo 12:39 | 25.8.2005
Ei mikään kummastuttava uutinen, mutta ompahan tämäkin nyt tutkittu.
Sometimes, just thinking you are receiving treatment is enough to make you feel better, a phenomenon known as the placebo effect. Scientists have long wondered what causes this outcome, the magnitude of which is not the same for all people.
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