Antibiotics Defeat Ear Infections In Young Kids, Studies Find

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132869336/132882227" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Antibiotic Shows Promise As Treatment For Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132702599/132699378" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Study says it might be the ritual of taking placebos that makes them work like pills. David Sucsy/iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption David Sucsy/iStockphoto.com

Fake Pills Can Work, Even If Patients Know It

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132281484/132276866" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript