homeopathy

If homeopathic teething “remedies” are essentially nothing, how do they have an adverse effect on infants?

The FDA in the U.S has raised alarm about homeopathic teething pills that may have caused seizures in babies and possibly even caused some deaths. But how can homeopathic “remedies” do this, given...

Naturally Trained, Medical Pains

The Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors has produced several television ads featuring Naturopathic doctors sporting white lab coats and stethoscopes highlighting their apparent medical...

Homeopathy Debate: Follow-up Questions/Answers by Joe Schwarcz & Andre Saine

Published: 14Feb2013

A note from Dr. Joe Schwarcz: After our November 26 debate Andre Saine and I agreed to ask each other questions that would be answered in writing and posted on our websites. Mine were ready a few...

The Curious “Science” of Oscillococcinum

Take the carcass of a duck and place 35 grams of its liver and 15 grams of its heart in a one liter bottle filled with a solution of pancreatic juice and glucose. When after forty days the liver...

VIDEO: Homeopathy Debate: Mere Placebo or Great Medicine?

Published: 12Dec2012

Dr. Joe Schwracz and Dr. Andre Saine debate, Homeopathy: Mere Placebo or Great Medicine?    Part two of a 2-part debate on Naturopathic Medicine.    

Homeopathy: The Controversy Ensues

Homeopathy is a controversial “alternative” practice. In 2012, Dr. Joe expressed his views in a series of columns in The Montreal Gazette - Homeopathy: Delusion through Dilution - which triggered a...

Homeopathy-Delusion through Dilution

Homeopathic products. They are safe enough, no doubt about that. Millions of people around the world swear by them.  No doubt about that either.  Furthermore, their label features the term “DIN-HM,...

Stopping Pucks and Spreading Myths

I like Carey Price. He’s become the heart of the Montreal Canadiens. Carey is an excellent goaltender with a lot of gumption. But something he doesn’t have is a scientific background. That of...

The Food and Drug Administration Issues Warning About Zicam Nasal Gel and Nasal Swabs

In June the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about some Zicam products based on having received over 130 reports of a decreased sense of smell, often after single use of one of...

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