IN BRIEF: </b> placebos; teenagers; embryo licence fees
| 24 Sep 2004 |
A survey of Israeli doctors suggests that they often give inactive "placebo" pills to their patients and then lie by telling them that they are getting a real drug. Some doctors want the practice banned because of the deception and possible harm to the doctor-patient relationship, say the authors of a study in the British Medical Journal.
MORE ON THESE TOPICS |