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  • K2: The Vitamin, Not the Mountain (32)
    • Ella Mentry { Stella, the article you’ve linked to is about all statins at all doses. The author of the book was commenting on a particular statin at… } – Oct 05, 3:38 AM
    • weing { “If the statement that high-doses of Crestor are associated with crippling side effects in most people is “demonstrably untrue”, then why not demonstrate it? According… } – Oct 04, 1:32 PM
  • Did a high ranking whistleblower really reveal that the CDC covered up proof that vaccines cause autism in African-American boys? (1206)
    • MadisonMD { Yes, that experiment was done by the CDC starting in 1932. The researchers justified it because they figured these people didn’t have access to medical… } – Oct 04, 10:13 PM
    • tom { I’ve looked at several autism vs (fill in the blank) studies and have yet to find one that screens test subjects for Fragile-X syndrome. Since… } – Oct 04, 7:46 PM
    • Analu { the CDC did that horrendous syphilis experiment???wth! } – Oct 04, 1:25 PM
  • Announcement: “Integrative oncology” – Really the best of both worlds? (149)
    • Dave { Avijit, I hope you do not get cancer, because even if you developed a curable type you would probably refuse treatment for it and die…. } – Oct 04, 2:01 PM
  • Brain Research in the 21st Century (30)
    • John F { I noticed that the discussion poked along in a desultory manner, covering the BRAIN initiative with a “ho hum” tone. Then suddenly, when the question… } – Oct 04, 9:14 AM
    • Frederick { So, you think that you have discovered that something, by yourself, with no outside second opinion and now your screen people for it. Are you… } – Oct 03, 8:40 PM
    • Windriven { An anecdote. Ho hum. I was a 92 pound weakling. I tried lifting weights. I tried running marathons. Nothing worked for me. Then I found… } – Oct 03, 8:34 AM
    • Tina Cutler { As a sufferer of Irlen and now a screener, your dismissal of Irlen needs some attention. I was 57 years old when i discovered I… } – Oct 03, 6:39 AM
    • n brownlee { Oh, dear- this threading defeats me. Anyway- @Devout Catalyst WHAT a terrific site! Thank you! } – Oct 02, 1:53 PM
  • Bad News and Good News from Down Under: Science-Based Medicine in Australia (20)
    • Windriven { “That said, if it is nutrition that plays the main role, perhaps it should be dieticians and not naturopaths working alongside pharmacists!” Absolutely! Not naturopaths,… } – Oct 03, 1:03 PM
    • Yolanda { I also am an Australian health professional and whilst I believe having a naturopath working alongside a pharmacist can send a confusing message to the… } – Oct 03, 12:41 PM
  • “Mystery” Illness in Colombia (222)
    • mouse { @DW – Ha! Just saw this. I will just say – Language is my second language. If you are one of those folks to whom… } – Oct 03, 9:52 AM
    • DW { The thing to do is use the correct psychiatric terminology. Per the DSM 5, the conditions you’re talking about are – as noted in the… } – Oct 02, 11:17 PM
    • DW { Mouse, I do hope you mean you are their descendant and not a decedent :) } – Oct 02, 10:45 PM
    • simba { Wait, in fairness, while she did say that at first, Whoa did then afterwards agree that some women found bras comfortable. She implied that was… } – Oct 01, 12:31 PM
    • DT35 { You certainly created the impression in my mind that you were gobsmacked that any woman could possibly have an attitude toward bras that differed from… } – Oct 01, 11:26 AM
  • How “they” view “us” revisited: Mike Adams goes off the deep end (123)
    • simba { I love in Lords and Ladies when the morris dancers cannot stop. } – Oct 03, 8:36 AM
  • The false hope of “right-to-try” metastasizes to Michigan (223)
    • Nell on Wheels { Oh! And he ran for President (yes, of the United States!) in 2004. } – Oct 02, 4:30 PM
    • Nell on Wheels { State official sues `Doc Mike’ over health Web site September 19, 2003|By Meg McSherry Breslin, Tribune staff reporter. Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan filed suit… } – Oct 02, 4:25 PM
    • Windriven { doc mike witort,r.p.md. Mike “Doc” Witort L.C., H.F. Doc Mike Witort, PLRN Which is it? Windriven, E.I.E.I.O } – Oct 02, 2:10 PM
    • Harriet Hall { Really? This source indicates that you were sued for violating the state’s Consumer Fraud Act, not for curing cancer. https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/cancercure/conversations/messages/25512 } – Oct 02, 1:41 PM
    • doc mike witort,r.p.md. { i was jailed in 2006 in illinois for curing cancer..please call me asap doc mike. 708 488 8887 } – Oct 02, 1:07 PM
  • Rationalizing the Ridiculous (256)
    • Chris { One case report is one anecdote, which is exactly what the authors said in the discussion. } – Oct 02, 11:56 AM
    • mcshane { I was reading one of your archived articles regarding Colloidal silver. I came across something that may interest you regarding Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J R Soc… } – Oct 02, 9:42 AM
  • Naturopathy vs. Science: Facts edition (497)
    • Andrey Pavlov { Typical stigmatising ignorance. You don’t like something I do or say so blame it on a DSM label instead of addressing the issue. No, your… } – Oct 01, 7:29 PM
    • mouse { cabrogal “I only represent myself when speaking of coping strategies. And when I specifically did so you and several others immediately cut in and claimed… } – Oct 01, 1:52 PM
    • Chris { Yawn. Random insults, lack of evidence, appeal to imaginary things like vitalism. Nothing to see here, move along. } – Oct 01, 1:13 PM
  • One more time: No, wearing a bra does not cause breast cancer (306)
    • Chris { I did do a bit of a Google, and this was my favorite description of the study: http://www.dontrewardbadbehaviour.com/blog/bra-less-or-brainless/ } – Oct 01, 6:14 PM
    • mouse { “As Nelson points out, most of the center’s grizzly bears were deemed “problem bears” in the wild and were brought to WSU as an alternative… } – Oct 01, 5:13 PM
    • Chris { Bears also like donuts, and will move a box to get at them: https://news.wsu.edu/2014/08/19/grizzly-bears-use-tools-wsu-study-under-way } – Oct 01, 4:17 PM
    • mouse { I don’t know about your bears, but my bears definitely don’t get soggier wearing a bra. But then my bears don’t mind being soggy as… } – Oct 01, 4:13 PM
    • simba { Don’t care- comfort over beauty. } – Oct 01, 12:32 PM
  • Lemons and Lyme: Bogus tests and dangerous treatments of the Lyme-literati (244)
    • Windriven { “This however, is called blinding the observer to the samples.” Facepalm – with nosebleed. Thank you. } – Oct 01, 3:45 PM
    • MadisonMD { As to randomizing, it would seem to me important for the PCR test to accurately sort supposed CLD sufferers from controls naive to the bacteria…. } – Oct 01, 2:50 PM
    • Windriven { @MadisonMD As is clear, I envisioned a much larger trial and with controls and blinding. And still the hard costs – say $50k – are… } – Oct 01, 2:16 PM
    • MadisonMD { Perhaps I was unclear. Take 5 patients who you believe have CLD, collect their blood, and run PCR. If you demonstrate persistent Borrelia, you are… } – Oct 01, 1:44 PM
    • Windriven { “There was such naiveness in the “$200″ comment…” Naivete? No. Madison was noting that PCR could be done for ~$200. Per subject. In a study… } – Oct 01, 8:38 AM
  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Separating facts from fiction (317)
    • SkepticWithMCS { I think there’s somatogenic IEI, psychogenic IEI and IEI misdiagnoses. And we need to very carefully select IEI study participants to filter out the later… } – Oct 01, 3:43 AM
    • SkepticWithMCS { We need a starting point, so it’s fine to define an idiopathic illness based on characteristics without objective findings. Not every emerging illness will readily… } – Sep 30, 11:12 PM
    • MadisonMD { I have MCS so I know it exists Great. Here is how Uptdodate defines the illness you have: Idiopathic environmental intolerance (IEI), formerly called multiple… } – Sep 30, 11:24 AM
    • SkepticWithMCS { I have MCS so I know it exists, so any studies suggesting otherwise are flawed or ambiguous. My MCS is very justified and clear-cut, but… } – Sep 30, 4:35 AM
  • A balanced look at gluten sensitivity (95)
    • Scott L { This doctor is changing the world of personal health: http://vimeo.com/35786912 After watching the video, visit: https://www.genesispure.com/myhealthychoices } – Sep 30, 6:15 PM
  • Diet Cults vs. Science-Based Healthy Eating (210)
    • Scott L { This doctor is changing the world of personal health: http://vimeo.com/35786912 After watching the video, visit: https://www.genesispure.com/myhealthychoices } – Sep 30, 6:14 PM
  • Privileged Antivaxxers (386)
    • JD { Oh my, I meant “gist” not “just.” That was terrible, my bad should have re read that one. } – Sep 30, 6:08 PM
  • Hiccups: From Acupuncture to Quantum Touch (66)
    • Robert S. { The easiest method for stopping hiccups that I’ve yet tried is to turn on the mask seal check function on my cpap (gives 15 cm… } – Sep 30, 4:02 PM
    • Kultakutri { I guess that an amount of Hyoscyamus niger will get rid of hiccups pretty fine, as they will deprive the subject of vital signs. But,… } – Sep 30, 3:25 PM
    • simba { Eating chilli peppers on a dare- the trick is to keep a really straight face for as long as you can, while talking in a… } – Sep 30, 8:11 AM
  • Why People Continue to use SCAMs (303)
    • Andrés { Dr. Pavlov said: All the studies on Vit C and viral infections has shown… nada. Intravenously delivered vitamin C has shown lower mortality on guinea… } – Sep 30, 11:07 AM
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