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Gluten-free diet and depression in individuals with NON-CELIAC GLUTEN SENSITIVITY Non-celiac gluten sensitivity refers to intestinal and other symptoms related to the ingestion of gluten in the absence of celiac disease and wheat allergy. The article from the question mentions few studies in which gluten-free diet was associated with less depression in ...


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Q Is there evidence to support this [ all the available strains of the virus having an ancestor no older than 1580]? Yes. What we think of when we say "smallpox" is a disease that did not exist in this form before and seems to be of quite recent origin. That disease is tied to a causative agent called virus that in this variant did not come into existence ...


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What the statement "the evolution of smallpox virus occurred far more recently than previously thought" means is not that it evolved into existence, what it means is that it evolved at all. Today's smallpox strains are not all the same. 1580 was when they diverged from each other. Before 1580, there were other strains too but none of them except the direct ...


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The claim -- based on this paper[1] -- is not wrong, it is talking about the most recent common ancestor. That is not to mean that the disease spontaneously "sprang into existence" at that point, just that older variants of the disease have died out -- or that the smallpox as we know it today is a result of a predecessor's mutation. Smallpox itself (as a ...


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According to The Phenomenon of Dissociation, Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors : The phrase “dissociative identity disorder” replaced “multiple personality disorder” because the new name emphasises the disruption of a person’s identity that characterises the disorder, while the term dissociation draws attention to the actual mental process ...


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The claims, like "meat, dairy, and eggs trigger an inflammatory reaction inside the body" arise from the studies in which they observed increased blood levels of "inflammatory markers," like C-reactive protein (CRP), in individuals on different diets. For example, in one study Dietary Red and Processed Meat Intake and Markers of Adiposity and Inflammation (J ...


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No, there is no evidence to support this claim, because she is claiming to have cured a cancer that was never diagnosed. Via Dr David Goski's Respectful Insolence blog: For example, Ann Cameron claims to have cured herself of stage IV colon cancer with carrot juice. She had stage III colon cancer, underwent surgery, and refused chemotherapy. Later, she ...


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Many websites propose cleansing the gallbladder (or the liver) in specific ways (frequently with fruit juice and oil) which they claim causes the gallbladder to expel cholesterol in the form of small balls. These claims are false. A study published in The Lancet found that the supposed "gallstones" are formed almost entirely of fatty acids (i.e. a substance ...


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