LANDING AND THAT FORCED THE PLANE TO FLIP OVER. THEY ESCAPED WITH JUST MINORRER INJURIES. — MINOR INJURIES. COULD A FAKE PILL HAVE HEALING POWERS? COULD THEY WORK WHEN PATIENTS KNOW THEY ARE NOT TAKING A PRESCRIPTION. DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL HAS THE DISCOVERY. Reporter: GETTING REAL RESULTS FROM A FAKE PILL. I DIDN’T HAVE A LIFE. Reporter: DESPERATE FOR RELIEF SHE SIGNED UP FOR A PLACEBO STUDY. SAID IT WAS A PLACEBO. I WAS DISAPPOINTED. A SUGAR PILL? Reporter: IT STILL WORKED. NEVER FELT BETTER IN MY LIFE. Reporter: IS IT REAL? IT IS AS REAL AS HOPE IS. Reporter: HE RAN THE STUDY AND SAYS IT COULD ACTIVATE PARTS OF THE BRAIN LIKE A POWERFUL DRUG. USING THE SAME PATH WAYS DRUGS USE. Reporter: IN ANOTHER STUDY MIGRAINE SUFFERS ALSO GOT RELIEF. YOU DON’T NEED DECEPTION FOR MANY CONDITIONS TO GET A RESPONSE. AMAZING THING. Reporter: HE SAYS THERE MAY BE SOMETHING ELSE AT WORK. I BELIEVE THERE IS A PARTY THAT IS SAYING I WONDER IF THIS IS A PLACEBO. Reporter: WHETHER YOU BELIEVE IT OR NOT EVERYONE AGREES THEY DO HAVE THEIR LIMITS. IT WON’T CURE CANCER. FOR SOME CONDITIONS HE HOPES IT WILL CHANGE THE WAY PATIENTS ARE TREATED. INSTEAD OF PUTTING PEOPLE ON DRUGS IMMEDIATELY, THEY WILL BE PUT ON PLACEBOES. Reporter: RIGHT NOW THEY ARE RECRUITING FOR A LARGER STUDY.

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