¬ŅUn placebo costoso es mejor que un placebo barato?

Si alguien tuviera todav√≠a alguna duda sobre el poder que tiene la mente sobre la salud f√≠sica, lo que les voy a contar hoy espero deshaga en algo esa incredulidad y les ofrezca un momento de reflexi√≥n. Tambi√©n quiero exhortarlos a considerar lo que es la necesidad real de un medicamento y lo que no lo es. Personalmente pienso que mucha gente toma demasiados medicamentos que no son necesarios y que debemos todos aspirar a mantener nuestros cuerpos lo m√°s …

Major New Study Tests Drug to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

In what some experts¬†are calling the most important Alzheimer’s¬†research of the decade, scientists at 61 medical centers across the country and elsewhere have¬†launched a groundbreaking study to test whether an experimental new medication can protect healthy older adults from the memory loss and brain damage caused by the disease.¬† “Our best chance of really changing the disease is to start treatment before people have symptoms,” said lead researcher Reisa Sperling,¬†professor in neurology at Harvard Medical School and director of the …

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

¬†News, discoveries and fun … 1. A novelist/farmer gives “chick lit” a whole new meaning. (Learn more at¬†CBS) (hat tip to Hilarie Grey) 2. It’s possible to score a night at the Waldorf-Astoria for $15.75. (Learn more at AARP) 3.¬†New surgical superglue can patch a hole in a¬†beating heart. (Learn more at¬†NPR) 4.¬†Some people who get¬†migraines¬†spell relief p-l-a-c-e-b-o. (Learn more at¬†AARP) 5. The NBA will end merger payments to the owners of a defunct ABA team – at $800 million.¬†(Learn …