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When it comes to treating depression, how well a person responds to a fake medicine may determine how well they'll respond to a real one, new research finds. Those who can muster their brain's own chemical forces against depression, it appears, have a head start in overcoming its symptoms with help from a medication. But those whose brain chemistry doesn't react as much to a fake medicine, or placebo, struggle even after getting active drug.

Placebo power: Depressed people who respond to fake drugs get the most help from real ones: Different levels of brain response to sham treatment could predict resilience in the face of depression, help lead to new treatments

When it comes to treating depression, how well a person responds to a fake medicine may determine how well they'll respond to a real one, new research finds. Those who can muster their brain's own chemical forces against depression, it appears, have a head start in overcoming its symptoms with help from a medication. But those whose brain chemistry doesn't react as much to a fake medicine, or placebo, struggle even after getting active drug.

Aisha, 19, appeared on Time magazine without a nose. At 12 years old she was married to a Taliban fighter by her father as repayment for a debt. She was caught trying to escape, and her ears and nose were cut off, by her husband, as punishment. She crawled to her grandfather's house and was taken to an US medical facility in Kabul. She was eventually flown to the US, where she stayed with an American family. She has had a prosthetic nose fitted, with the hope that they might rebuild her ...

Taliban oppression poster girl unveils new nose

Aisha, 19, appeared on Time magazine without a nose. At 12 years old she was married to a Taliban fighter by her father as repayment for a debt. She was caught trying to escape, and her ears and nose were cut off, by her husband, as punishment. She crawled to her grandfather's house and was taken to an US medical facility in Kabul. She was eventually flown to the US, where she stayed with an American family. She has had a prosthetic nose fitted, with the hope that they might rebuild her ...

Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD): can this concept explain therapeutic benefits of cannabis in migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel sy... - PubMed - NCBI

Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD): can this concept explain therapeutic benefits of cannabis in migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel sy... - PubMed - NCBI

Compassion Fatigue and Psychological distress among Social Workers

Compassion Fatigue and Psychological distress among Social Workers

Blood & Fog: The Military's Germ Warfare Tests in San Francisco - Body Horrors

Blood & Fog: The Military's Germ Warfare Tests in San Francisco - Body Horrors

Are you or someone you know chronically late? Never Be Late Again, Overcoming chronic lateness and procrastination, and improving time manag...

Are you or someone you know chronically late? Never Be Late Again, Overcoming chronic lateness and procrastination, and improving time manag...

neuro responses to reward

neuro responses to reward

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