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PET Scan of Brain. Used by permission Placebos: Sugar, Shams, Therapies, or All of the Above? Placebos such as inactive pills and sham procedures have a history of use in controlled experiments. What is newer, and less well known, is that people's responses to placebos, when harnessed, might enhance health and health care. Two researchers on placebos and their effects presented to an audience of NCCAM's Advisory Council and the public. More


Attendees discussed the Center's activities and priorities. Copyright Bob Stockfield CAM Stakeholders Bring Their Views to NCCAM Dialogue A rich, multifacted conversation took place on June 20, 2007, at the "NCCAM Stakeholder Dialogue" on the NIH campus. Read about many suggestions that attendees made with regard to the Center's activities and priorities. More