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By Paul J. Mills, PhD, Laura Redwine, PhD
  • Gratitude,
  • Health,
  • Well-being

The Role of Gratitude in Spiritual Well-being

We’ve learned that gratitude is good for the heart – but what is the relationship between gratitude and spirituality? Can spirituality’s effects on well-being be explained by gratitude itself? Here, Drs. Laura Redwine and Mills explore the power of gratitude as the driving force behind the links between spirituality, symptom relief, and self-efficacy.

By Shamini Jain, PhD
  • Placebo

Placebo=HEAL: Reframing Placebo in Science and Healthcare

In this keynote talk given at the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine in 2015, Dr. Shamini Jain discusses key scientific findings in the field of placebo research, proposes a new framing of placebo, and discusses how to implement “placebo” elements in clinical and daily practice. Slides are shown on the left of the screen, […]

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By Ted J. Kaptchuk, Elizabeth Friedlander, John M. Kelley, et al.
  • Placebo

Placebos without Deception: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Abstract Background: Placebo treatment can significantly influence subjective symptoms. However, it is widely believed that response to placebo requires concealment or deception. We tested whether open-label placebo (non-deceptive and non- concealed administration) is superior to a no-treatment control with matched patient-provider interactions in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Methods: Two-group, randomized, controlled three […]

By Gerald Pollack, PhD
  • water

Water, Cells, and Life

In this video, Dr.Pollack explains how light is absorbed by cells and creates energy through interaction with the exclusion zone (EZ).


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