Heal All Illness – By Thinking. Why do people assume AltMed is safe?

October 10, 2008 at 11:48 am (Alternative Medicine, Bad Science, Big Pharma, Dangerously Wrong, Placebo, Woo) (, , , , , , , )

Here’s the story, via Ben Goldacre’s miniblog, and it’s about a new therapy that professes to heal all disease, including AIDS and advanced forms of cancer. By thinking. Dr Claude Sabbah teaches that cancer and other diseases are formed in the brain first, and must be deprogrammed. He also claims that up to 90 per cent of all illnesses are caused by messages from the medical community. The mind-body link is fascinating, particularly in terms of how the placebo effect can aid recovery, but this is going way too far. Read the rest of this entry »

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