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Claim There are many debunked claims about possible dangers of vaccines in this 4chan thread, including the old standby that vaccines cause autism, which is dealt with in this Skeptics Q&A. I will address the specific claim discussed in the OP. It has a few parts: Acute infections with wild type pathogens produce a Th1 response, but vaccines can only ...


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In a sciencemag.org article, which was apparently about this study, they state that: In the process of destroying free radicals, vitamin C turns into what's called a vitamin C radical. If certain metal ions are nearby, vitamin C radical can turn compounds called lipid hydroperoxides into genotoxins, which switch bases around in DNA, disrupting its delicate ...


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I have managed to gain access to the full text of the referenced article. I can't pretend to understand it fully (not being a biochemist), but the authors do not state whether the vitamin C they used in their experiments was synthetic or a plant extract, and none of the results in the paper feature a comparison of different types of vitamin C. Therefore I ...


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Yes. See Proctor's The Nazi War on Cancer (1999). A few quotes: German epidemiologists ... managed to prove, securely and for the first time anywhere, that smoking was the major cause of lung cancer. ... More than a thousand medical doctoral theses explored cancer in one form or another in the twelve years of Nazi rule ... Cancer registries were established,...


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Q 1: Does colonoscopy screening reduce the risk of death due to colon cancer? In several studies, sigmoidoscopy (a type of colonoscopy where only the last part of the colon -- sigmoid and rectum -- were checked), was associated with lower colorectal cancer incidence and mortality Q 2: Is colonoscopy the gold standard in detecting colon cancer? "While ...


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