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Dopamine is the secret behind the "placebo effect"

Dopamine is the secret behind the "placebo effect"

If person placebo effect, it means that he is the proud owner of a specific genetic sequences, reports BBC. This sequence of Professor Edzard Ernst of the University of Exeter has revealed some 104 people from the group of volunteers. All participants had irritable bowel syndrome. Turned out, those who had a particular version of the gene COMT, began to feel better after placebo treatment (in this case, it was an imitation of acupuncture). True, scientists do not yet know whether this...

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