Category: studies

Knee surgery proved not necessary

August 25, 2010 | 4 comments

Continuing yesterday’s discussion about Bruce Lipton’s book, “The biology of belief”… Another study he shares illustrates the placebo effect of surgery, in this case, knee surgery. He wrote, “A Baylor School of Medicine study, published in 2002 in the New

The impact of belief on your health

August 24, 2010 | 1 comment

I just finished reading Bruce Lipton’s book, “The Biology of Belief.” A cellular biologist with a Phd, and a past researcher at Stanford University, Lipton contends that cells act as receptors for beliefs that in turn control and dictate actions

What happens after death

September 25, 2008 | 3 comments

A reader just sent me a link to a thought provoking article on the distinction to be made between mind and brain. Reports of Near Death Experiences have been around for decades, but medical scientists have yet to come to

Genes controlled by belief

July 19, 2008 | 4 comments

I came across one of my favorite news clippings today, lifted from the Christian Science Sentinel of January 6, 2003, which reprinted a newswire from the Canadian Press, titled “Perceptions, thoughts, beliefs more important than genes.” It is a fascinating

Placebo effect

March 11, 2008 | 1 comment

I had to chuckle when I read in the Christian Science Monitor last Wednesday, March 5, that Researchers writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association said subjects in their study of the “placebo effect” indicated that a dummy