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Jacques Beaulieu

Science communicator

After university studies in biology and a certificate in electron microscopy for microbiologist from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto and several years in scientific research, Jacques Beaulieu oriented his career in science communication. He has authored or co-authored 34 books in the field of health and medicine, was a regular columnist for 5 years at L’Actualité médicale and currently writes a column in Revue Médecine in France. He also participated in the drafting of several reports for public health departments. He is frequently asked to comment on the medical news in many spoken or written media.
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Biologic Versus Biosimilar

Well before the advent of prescription drugs, since the early days of man, people had been using medicinal plants, herbal teas, decoctions, poultices and other products found in nature. Medicine hails...
04/28/2017 10:23 EDT
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Anti-Vaccination Propaganda Hasn't Changed Much Since 1887

In 2010, there were 139,300 deaths worldwide due to measles, a disease that we had hoped to completely eradicate by 2020. One reason for this is that some prejudices that originally circulated in 1887 -- like that measles is a benign, inconsequential disease -- have survived over the ages. Another reason is that an unfortunately growing part of the population believes that vaccination may be more dangerous than the disease itself.
03/23/2016 11:03 EDT
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Sleep Apnea, A New Disease

"Everyone knows what we have called the uvula fallen; but we may not imagine that this disease, which in general does not appear to be too dangerous, could eventually cost the life of the patient. A l...
03/11/2016 05:04 EST
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Sleep Apnea, A New Disease

"Everyone knows what we have called the uvula fallen; but we may not imagine that this disease, which in general does not appear to be too dangerous, could eventually cost the life of the patient. A l...
03/11/2016 05:04 EST