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Are there diseases for which a placebo treatment is state of the art?

I was reading about the placebo effect, and I wondered if there exists or ever existed a disease with the following properties: There are no known treatments for the disease that perform better than ...
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What's so special about Chassaignac tubercle?

1-How does massaging of carotid artery at chassaignac tubercle( anterior tubercle of transverse process of C6 vertebra ) can relieve the symptoms of Supraventricular Tachycardia? My attempt: I think ...
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toxin determination and treatment of wild water

I am writing an article on the treatment of wild water from a wilderness survival angle. I have come across the term "toxin" and am finding it hard to produce a determination and treatment strategy. ...
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Why are treatment periods with antibiotics longer than 1-2 days?

Antibiotics are given prophylactically for several indications (e.g. prior to dental surgery). Why are the treatment periods for prophylactic antibiotics much shorter than when treating an ...