Sweetening the pill : Could some birth-control drugs kill you?

Could some pharmaceutical birth-control methods be having side-effects that are much more dangerous than women realise ?

Featuring interviews with parents and friends of those who’ve died after complications related to some birth control hormones, Abby Epstein and Holly Grigg-Spall question how much the public really know about their medical effects.

  • Find out more about the Sweetening the Pill documentary on Kickstarter.
  • Video published on 22 Jun 2015 by The Guardian.

The power of the placebo effect

The amazing power of the mind over the body

The placebo effect is an unexplained phenomenon wherein drugs, treatments, and therapies that aren’t supposed to have an effect — and are often fake — miraculously make people feel better. What’s going on?

  • Emma Bryce dives into the mystery of placebos’ bizarre benefits.
  • Video published on 4 April 2016 by TED-Ed.

How one scientist averted a national health crisis

Dr Frances Oldham Kelsey : 20th-century American heroine for her role in the Thalidomide case

In 1960, Frances Kelsey was one of the Food and Drug Administration’s newest recruits. Before the year was out, she would begin a fight that would save thousands of lives — though no one knew it at the time.

  • Andrea Tone explains how Kelsey was able to prevent a massive national public health tragedy by privileging facts over opinions, and patience over shortcuts.
  • Video published on 7 June 2018 by TED-Ed.

The Bleeding Edge, Trailer

A searing exposé of the medical device industry from Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering

Technological advances have been responsible for many groundbreaking developments in modern medicine. Countless individuals have seen their quality of life improve through research and development, from the advent of pacemakers to bionic limbs. But there is a dark side to the relentless pace of all this innovation.

    • Video published on 12 Jul 2018 by Netflix. About the documentary.

Comment distinguer un lobby de ce qui n’en est pas ?

Il ne faut pas amalgamer lobbies et ONG !

Les lobbies ont pris trop de place dans les cercles du pouvoir…

Référence.

Glyphosate in Food Controversy : Is it Safe to Feed My Children Cereal for Breakfast ?

Are there health risks from the chemicals found in popular cereals?

Certified nutritionist Shellee Dyne breaks down the toxology report.

  • Video published on 20 Aug 2018 by FOX 11 Los Angeles.
  • Reference. Featured image credit EWG.

Quelles vont être les conséquences de la récente condamnation de Monsanto ?

Le procès de tous les dangers pour Monsanto

Monsanto : un jugement historique, avec Emilie Gaillard, maître de conférences à l’Université de Caen Normandie et spécialiste du droit des générations futures, elle a participé à l’organisation du « Tribunal Monsanto » qui s’est tenu à la Haye en octobre 2016 et Stéphane Foucart, journaliste au Monde, lauréat en 2018 du Prix de la Presse Européenne avec Stéphane Horel pour leur enquête sur les Monsanto Papers.

  • Quelles vont être les conséquences de cette condamnation pour Monsanto, qui prévoit déjà de faire appel ?
  • Que va-t-il se passer pour les milliers d’Américains qui ont lancé des procédures similaires?
  • Et quels effets sur les débats autour de la toxicité du glyphosate ?

Primodos Hormone Pregnancy Test Testimonials, 2018

Hormone Pregnancy Test Drug Given to 1.5M Linked to Birth Defects

Three mums speak out as they believe it is the primodos drug that left their children with devastating health issues.

The women who were given a hormone pregnancy test have shared emotional stories of the terrible health problems their children are forced to live with.

Reference.

Le lien entre la prise de distilbène de la (grand-)mère et la stérilité de la descendance

Toute une histoire, vidéo publiée le 5 octobre 2015

Le distilbene est un “modèle” des perturbateurs endocriniens.

Le Distilbène DES, en savoir plus

Une fille Distilbène sans enfants témoigne

Extrait d’un journal de bord d’une femme numérique, juin 2017

“Il faut de tout pour faire un monde”,
… et …
“à toute chose malheur est bon”.

dit on… voici un témoignage, d’une fille distilbène, qui sort de l’ordinaire…

Le Distilbène DES, en savoir plus