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Horizon

Horizon

Horizon: The Power of the Placebo

As they contain no active ingredient, placebo medicines and pills should not really work, but they are now being shown to be effective in helping treat pain and depression and even alleviating some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. This programme explores why they work and how everyone could benefit from them.

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  • Wednesday 29th October, 9:00am
    BBC Two England
  • Thursday 30th October, 8:00pm
    BBC Four
  • Wednesday 5th November, 8:00pm
    BBC Four

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