Placebo Effect May Explain Relief From Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea WebMD News Archive Effect Depends on Expectations continued... In contrast, patients who did not expect the acupressure bands to work didn't report any benefits.
Ryan discussed the findings today at a news briefing sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Patients undergoing chemotherapy often ask if there is anything more they can do, says ASCO incoming President Douglas Blayney, MD, of the University of Michigan.
Nausea and vomiting are less common with chemotherapy today, thanks to newer cancer drugs and medicines to treat these side effects or prevent them. When they do happen, nausea and vomiting tend to be less severe and pass more quickly than in past years.
Results of a small study reported Thursday indicate that the anti-nausea drug Zofran can reduce by half the number of binge/purge episodes in bulimic patients. A larger study, which is now enrolling patients, must be completed before researchers can confirm whether the results are scientifically valid.
I am now 12 weeks pregnant and hadn't been getting many symptoms bar the odd headache and feeling queasy here and there but no vomiting. I recently started to take a pregnancy vitamin ( pharmaton matruelle ) and yesterday for the first time I vomited!
Question We are currently TTC our first child. My cycle is typically 33 days and my last visit from AF started March 1.