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  1. GreenEdge

    AI reveals huge amounts of fraud in medical research | DW News

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  2. linusbert

    video: How PUFA-rich plant oils promise health and kill years later with cancer

    study analysis of effects of long term PUFA intake on health. whats remarkable, if the study ended at 2 years, you would come to a whole different conclusion opposed to what we see after 8 years where it rather looks grim. so in the first time they kinda look healthy but later on they turn...
  3. R

    Anemia of unknown origin

    Hello I have anemia (Hb 8) Size of red blood cells is reduced, they are small Iron is at 158 Ferritin is at 506 B12 at 857 Holo TC at 85 I take all other b vitamins I also take copper, molybdenum, zinc and even nickel What other nutritional deficiency could cause Anemia? I was thinking of ultra...
  4. GreenEdge

    How to treat/manage cancer using metabolic therapy

    Professor Thomas Seyfried recommends keto diet + 20% caloric restriction to starve cancer cells by taking advantage of 'Warburg effect'. (55mins) I prefer the below video to the one above. One of the most interesting interviews I've listened to this year. :thumbsup: (99mins) The Hard Facts...
  5. C

    Increased risks of cancer and autoimmune disease among the first-degree relatives of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis... (Moslehi et al, 2022)

    Increased risks of cancer and autoimmune disease among the first-degree relatives of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) Abstract Background: Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disabling multi-system complex disorder with...
  6. C

    Commonalities in the Features of Cancer and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): Evidence for Stress-Induced Phenotype Instability? (Rusin et al, 2022)

    Abstract Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF) are syndromes with considerable overlap with respect to symptoms. There have been many studies that have compared the two conditions, and some of this research suggests that the etiologies of...
  7. C

    Extremely ill after 3 months cancer treatment. Bedbound again.

    So I've had an ME diagnosis for at least 15 years. I became full blown chronically ill when I was only a teenager and I can't pinpoint anything that caused this, over the years I just got worse and worse. I ended up bedbound in my early 20's and spent most of my 20's resting, pacing, sleeping...
  8. Hip

    New carcinogenic infectious pathogen called BMMF found in cow's milk and beef, which may explain why red meat increases colon cancer risk

    German researchers have discovered a new type of infectious agent in dairy and meat products produced from European cattle that increases the risk for colon and breast cancer. This new type of infectious pathogen is called bovine meat and milk factors (BMMF), and is classed as a plasmidome...