The Placebo Effect Forty three years ago, I was in medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. The Chief of Medicine offered some useful advice about dispensing medication. He suggested we provide the patient with a few … Continue reading →
Lexapro for Hot Flashes – Medical Victimization or a Joke? by Jeffrey Dach MD A JAMA study by Ellen W Freeman shows that Lexapro is “marginally” more effective than placebo for Hot Flashes. This is laughable, and surely you must be joking? The authors … Continue reading →
SSRI Antidepressants No Better Than Placebo Says JAMA by Jeffrey Dach MD A study published in JAMA Jan 5, 2010 reported that SSRI antidepressants are no better than placebo for most cases of depression. The authors reviewed 30 years of … Continue reading →
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