20 Apr, 2024

Non-conventional medicines: “there is a risk in using these practices without restraint, without limits”, warns a general practitioner

Doctor Pierre de Brémond warns of the danger of belief in health matters while a Support Committee meets on Wednesday at the Ministry of Health. Published on 06/28/2023 09:38 Reading time: 4 min Hynosis “used as a global concept” poses “a problem because you enter into a system of beliefs”, denounces the NoFakeMed collective (photo […]

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we explain to you why the government wants to regulate unconventional medicine

An unprecedented meeting bringing together supporters and opponents of these so-called “alternative” medicines is being organized on Wednesday at the Ministry of Health. Published on 06/28/2023 4:55 p.m. Reading time: 3 min A practitioner carrying out a preparation in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes), September 15, 2022. (FRANTZ BUTTON / MAXPPP) Aromatherapy, naturopathy, sophrology… Since the health crisis, […]

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Fighting for the city: “It’s not just buildings that are being destroyed, it’s our entire lives”

“ These are anecdotes and personal stories from Groux residents. It’s about what it’s like to live in a stigmatized city as a child of immigrants. »presents Karima Benali, co-founder of Renaissance des Groux. This Friday evening at the Volume bookstore, she introduces the book Fight for the city which traces the fight of four […]

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Here’s why Elementary is a deeply personal story for director Peter Sohn and his cast

In Elementary, residents of fire, water, earth, and air all interact together in a city called Element City. But what happens when two opposing elements – a fire element named Ember and a water element named Wade – fall in love? Disney and Pixar’s new animated film is a romantic comedy about opposites attract. It […]

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At what age should women have their first mammogram?

If the Canadian Cancer Society notes a prevalence of breast cancer mainly among women aged 50 to 69, Quebecer Annie Slight was diagnosed when she was only 42 years old. After 10 years of medication, chemotherapy treatments, a complete hysterectomy, a bilateral mastectomy and two surgical reconstruction operations, she asks the authorities in the field […]

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SPVIE: opinion on alternative medicine

What is alternative medicine? Alternative or alternative medicine encompasses numerous practices, some of them ancestral, which have the common point of not using any medication or chemical molecule. However, they each have their own characteristics and philosophies. Generally, this alternative medicine, which some also call integrative, is used in a complementary manner to “conventional” medicine […]

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VIDEO. How alternative medicine and the far right unite around an “anti-system” discourse

Published on 03/06/2023 07:02 Video length: 21 min How alternative medicine and the far right unite around an “anti-system” discourse A team from the franceinfo show “vrai ou fake” went to two events dedicated to health and esotericism, where simple meditation workshops rubbed shoulders with “anti-vax” and “anti-system” speeches. (FRANCEINFO) A team from the Franceinfo […]

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Overpriced and dangerous treatments, a collective complaint in progress against Hocine Sekkiou, fan of holistic medicine

Their target: Hocine Sekkiou, a fan of unconventional medicine, and his company, where nutritionists and naturopaths practice, officially in “synergy” with doctors in Belgium. Without ever having met their patients, the latter nevertheless prescribe heavy drug treatments, controversial or even prohibited, as revealed Provence end of April. “The Marseille public prosecutor’s office confirms having received […]

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Overpriced and dangerous treatments, a collective complaint in progress against Hocine Sekkiou, fan of holistic medicine

Their target: Hocine Sekkiou, a fan of unconventional medicine, and his company, where nutritionists and naturopaths practice, officially in “synergy” with doctors in Belgium. Without ever having met their patients, the latter nevertheless prescribe heavy drug treatments, controversial or even prohibited, as revealed Provence end of April. “The Marseille public prosecutor’s office confirms having received […]

5 mins read