Placebo sweet spot for pain relief identified in brain

October 28th, 2016 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Scientists have identified for the first time the region in the brain responsible for the "placebo effect" in pain relief, when a fake treatment actually results in substantial reduction of pain, according to new research. Pinpointing the sweet spot of the pain killing placebo effect could result in the design of more personalized medicine for the 100 million Americans with chronic pain.
Source: Health Medicine Science Daily

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