"Placebos" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Any dummy medication or treatment. Although placebos originally were medicinal preparations having no specific pharmacological activity against a targeted condition, the concept has been extended to include treatments or procedures, especially those administered to control groups in clinical trials in order to provide baseline measurements for the experimental protocol.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Placebos" by people in Profiles.
Randomized trial comparing the safety and antibody responses to live attenuated versus inactivated influenza vaccine when administered to breastfeeding women. Vaccine. 2018 07 25; 36(31):4663-4671.
COMBINED MIRTAZAPINE AND SSRI TREATMENT OF PTSD: A PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL. Depress Anxiety. 2015 Aug; 32(8):570-9.
The role of patient expectancy in placebo and nocebo effects in antidepressant trials. J Clin Psychiatry. 2014 Oct; 75(10):1040-6.
Efficacy of omega-3 for vasomotor symptoms treatment: a randomized controlled trial. Menopause. 2014 Apr; 21(4):347-54.
Methods for the design of vasomotor symptom trials: the menopausal strategies: finding lasting answers to symptoms and health network. Menopause. 2014 Jan; 21(1):45-58.
Patients' attitudes about the use of placebo treatments: telephone survey. BMJ. 2013 Jul 02; 347:f3757.
Tooth-surface-specific effects of xylitol: randomized trial results. J Dent Res. 2013 Jun; 92(6):512-7.
Results from the Xylitol for Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT). J Am Dent Assoc. 2013 Jan; 144(1):21-30.
Should we reconsider the routine use of placebo controls in clinical research? Trials. 2012 Apr 27; 13:44.
Adherence to placebo and mortality in the Beta Blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial (BEST). Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 May; 33(3):492-8.