The secrets of the placebo explained

  • 29/02/2016
Michelle Dickinson (Paul Henry)
Michelle Dickinson (Paul Henry)

The power of the mind over body is something that has been widely dismissed as quackery, up until now.

A new book called “cure” cites the latest research from all over the world, and shows there may be great potential for our minds to treat pain, help transplant patients ...and even slow the progression of AIDS.

But it’s controversial. Auckland University’s Michelle Dickinson joined us to explain why.