Nearly ALL doctors have given patients a placebo for the psychological benefits

Nearly ALL doctors have given patients a placebo – either to keep them happy or reassure them 97% admitted giving placebos that are not proven, such as antibiotics for a viral infection 12% had used ‘pure’ placebos, such as sugar pills, which have no medicinal value at allMost placebos given to reassure patients, or to produce a psychological effect By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:58 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 22:58 GMT, 20 March 2013 Doctors clearly believe placebos can help patients, the research found Nearly all doctors have given their patients placebos, a study has found.

The vitamin pills that actually work! How some supplements can work wonders for specific ailments

The vitamin pills that actually work! How some supplements can work wonders for certain ailments | UPDATED: 08:54 GMT, 27 May 2012 Positive results:Taking vitamin supplements can sometimes yield real health benefits When my grandmother suffered a fall and broke her pelvis, her GP advised her to take supplements to help speed healing.