Drug side effects aren’t usually wanted – unless it is to generate a placebo effect. Researchers have found that a fake painkilling nasal spray worked better when it was spiked with capsaicin, the chemical responsible for the heat of chilli peppers, so that it triggered a very mild burning sensation.
The findings suggest that a…
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Publish date : 2023-12-01 17:29:50
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