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  • simba { I think they just hope people won’t read the citation. We’re just supposed to look briefly at the headline, at most, and be impressed by… } – Oct 18, 3:56 PM
  • MadisonMD { According to your cite to Sci Am, Nigeria did the following: Fast and thorough tracing of all potential contacts Ongoing monitoring of all of these… } – Oct 18, 3:44 PM
  • MadisonMD { In short, DKA. If you are interested, read a book on Banting and Best. Harriet Hall reviewed one on this blog not long ago. Try… } – Oct 18, 3:28 PM
  • rose { hahahahah you idiots! there are loads of articles condemning colloidal silver, but it worked in Nigeria! hahaha… wall st journal last week said they couldnt’… } – Oct 18, 3:23 PM
  • MadisonMD { Besides, if quackery is not chosen by free will, neither is the censure generated by free will. Quacks will quack and skeptics will censure… it… } – Oct 18, 3:23 PM
  • mouse { HA! Windriven – you gotta consider your audience. Puns in Greek? Well it’s Greek to me. :) But glad Andrey got it. } – Oct 18, 3:22 PM
  • David Gorski { I still can’t believe Fisher made that flub. I saved a copy of the video, in case she goes back and rerecords that part to… } – Oct 18, 2:54 PM
  • Interested party { Perhaps instead of presuming what I know or do not know, why not add some intelligent and hopefully relevant input and tell us why diabetics… } – Oct 18, 2:44 PM
  • Katherine { One issue that needs to be discussed more openly – the distrust for the medical system among some African Americans. The Tuskegee syphilis study is… } – Oct 18, 2:09 PM
  • Thor { No, you didn’t. Never mind. I got confused :-( } – Oct 18, 2:09 PM
  • MTDoc { Ideologically driven idiots like Kissner and Shimatso pose yet another danger even greater than their ability to influence the CAM crowd. Real international terrorism just… } – Oct 18, 1:56 PM
  • BillyJoe { “Even if you doubt the existence of free will, you are likely to blame the malfeasance of cancer quackery on the free will of its… } – Oct 18, 1:37 PM
  • David Drummond { “puny mind” im not a religious person but i do know that “one should not point out the splinters in another persons eye when he… } – Oct 18, 1:34 PM
  • Sawyer { Mock ZPapp all you want Dr. Gorski, but doctors have been advocating it’s use for years. It’s not used for Ebola though, but is administered… } – Oct 18, 1:26 PM
  • BillyJoe { I completely agree with you about freewill. Of course compatibilist freewill inevitably involves a re-definition of freewill (Dennett, Harris). Freewill as in FREE WILL does… } – Oct 18, 1:19 PM
  • Windriven { “You are deluded to think that what a scientist discovers is complete and perfect.” No serious scientist thinks that and only shallow-minded douchebags believe that… } – Oct 18, 12:38 PM
  • Frederick { Ok so I can’t understand because I’m not a doctor… so explain to me how do I have discussions about medicine, biology and the science… } – Oct 18, 12:04 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { You are deluded to think that what a scientist discovers is complete and perfect. Your puny mind can not comprehend that science is aways on… } – Oct 18, 11:22 AM
  • Andrey Pavlov { If it’s any consolation Windriven, I got the copro- and had a chuckle over it. It seems we have some new commenters that have shown… } – Oct 18, 11:21 AM
  • KayMarie { I’ve known people like that, they often get mad that I actually must stop and must eat regularly. It would be nice to go for… } – Oct 18, 11:15 AM
  • Sawyer { This comment is pure gold. I’m always stunned that it never occurs to the critics of this site to simply type their favorite brand of… } – Oct 18, 11:09 AM
  • KayMarie { Probably piling on, but what he’s presenting doesn’t really show if it works or not. If he was really interested in scientifically proving it works… } – Oct 18, 11:00 AM
  • simba { I get that too,Mouse. For me it’s often psychosocial- the more I have to do the less I want to eat. If it gets bad,… } – Oct 18, 10:36 AM
  • simba { Now I want red bean steamed buns } – Oct 18, 10:23 AM
  • n brownlee { I’ve been on a low-carb diet for years- it’s a necessary part of controlling Type II diabetes, which was caused by a drug I must… } – Oct 18, 10:19 AM
  • Alia { I think this might be the study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20931328 (or perhaps something else by Benedetti) } – Oct 18, 9:51 AM
  • Windriven { mouse, my suggested alternative was the perhaps too obscure coprocracy; copro from the Greek kopros meaning dung. But all kidding aside I think plutocracy is… } – Oct 18, 9:31 AM
  • mouse { Ah Plutocracy! That’s a good word, but it seems to imply people using power for the purpose of increasing or maintaining individual or family wealth,… } – Oct 18, 9:15 AM
  • MadisonMD { Do you want to know whether his stuff works or not? I may already know that it does work. Non-chemotherapy treatments are already known to… } – Oct 18, 9:10 AM
  • mouse { Sigh, I admit, if I made my iPad solely treadmill powered I’d get a lot more exercise. } – Oct 18, 9:00 AM
  • mouse { Hmmm, I’ve tried eating low carb (I would never go zero carb because that would cut out too many fruits and vegetables) and I did… } – Oct 18, 8:55 AM
  • Windriven { “I kinda like the word Corpacracy” I’d like to offer as an alternative Coprocracy. But the correct term, I think, is plutocracy. } – Oct 18, 8:53 AM
  • Windriven { Pettie Pie, there is an established method for presenting new approaches in medicine: publishing results in a peer reviewed journal where other experts can examine… } – Oct 18, 8:48 AM
  • mouse { What is it when the corporations control the state? I kinda like the word Corpacracy, but maybe there’s an official word I don’t know about. } – Oct 18, 8:22 AM
  • mouse { @BrewandFerment – Thanks! Yeah, everyone talks about how dreadful the tween years are, but I guess you still can’t be prepared. The moodiness with episodes… } – Oct 18, 8:18 AM
  • simba { Why do you think such a person would ‘struggle with hunger’ if they ate carbs? Satiety and hunger are more complex than you think. I… } – Oct 18, 6:41 AM
  • simba { Case studies don’t tell you whether something works or not. That is the entire point of the discussion around this. If he was willing to… } – Oct 18, 6:25 AM
  • Pettie Pie { So the guy gives you a real live case study, and you continue to berate him? Do you want to know whether his stuff works… } – Oct 18, 3:58 AM
  • sadmar { “He hypothesized that it is an evolved response to being potentially hunted. To show pain is to show weakness and make it more likely you… } – Oct 18, 2:05 AM
  • Chris { “I’m guessing your kiddo is somewhere around middle school age which is without a doubt the most generally abominable period of life, IMHO,” I have… } – Oct 18, 12:52 AM
  • MadisonMD { He will probably do just fine. Intravenous vitamin C as well as high dose oral vitamin C stop tumor growth and is selectively toxic to… } – Oct 17, 11:33 PM
  • simba { Don’t mind me, Mouse, I just have a somewhat distorted view of potential reactions to this topic, because the reactions I’ve described freaked me out… } – Oct 17, 11:09 PM
  • weing { “Mainstream medicine refuses to use naturally occurring substances can cure disease.” Really? Refuses to use? You sure about that? “Modern medicine insists that only artificial… } – Oct 17, 11:07 PM
  • Windriven { David, you’re a four flusher and a moron. “Also there have been hundreds of studies showing that people who get vaccines have a 70-90% higher… } – Oct 17, 11:06 PM
  • Graham { Or the inherent wisdom to change one social construct for another equal (to oneself) construct for evolutionary advantage (to live another day). Far more positive… } – Oct 17, 10:38 PM
  • brewandferment { Mouse–I’m guessing your kiddo is somewhere around middle school age which is without a doubt the most generally abominable period of life, IMHO, so don’t… } – Oct 17, 10:25 PM
  • David { He will probably do just fine. Intravenous vitamin C as well as high dose oral vitamin C stop tumor growth and is selectively toxic to… } – Oct 17, 8:43 PM
  • David { click here actually to see the CDC patent on ebola: http://www.google.com/patents/CA2741523A1?cl=en } – Oct 17, 8:28 PM
  • David { Regardless of Trumps medical expertise Vaccines don’t work. Don’t believe me check out the insert the next time you get a vaccine. It says right… } – Oct 17, 8:27 PM
  • brewandferment { also you need to understand why type 1 diabetics died. } – Oct 17, 8:21 PM
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