Celiac disease is far easier to diagnose than NCGS According to some estimates, for every diagnosed case of celiac disease CDthere are 6. Most gastroenterologists today know how to screen for celiac disease. However, we now know that people can and do react to several other components of wheat above and beyond alpha gliadin, the component that is implicated in CD. These include other epitopes of gliadin beta, gamma, omegaglutenin, wheat germ agglutinin WGAgluteomorphin, and deamidated gliadin.
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Like most other pathologists, I take a lot of pride in this.
Call us arrogant if you like. I am an honest physician who engages in public debates. When I catch somebody deliberately deceiving the public, they never defend their cases on the facts, but almost always call me "arrogant" or "elitist" and claim I am secretly in the pay of the wicked pharmaceutical companies.
As the alternative medical community has responded to pressure to defend its claims by the usual methods of science, some areas have improved. This site aims to let the public know what empirical evidence is available for various alternative remedies, especially studies published in refereed journals.
This will enable people who must make decisions to rely on more than anecdotes and advertising. This site will always be under intensive construction. Only a fool pretends to know everything. I cannot buy or read a book, but I am interested in your personal experiences "anecdotes"and especially in real work by real scientists i.
I would be remiss without placing links to Quackwatch. The fact that I am less likely than some members to dismiss alternative claims out-of-hand probably reflects our differing life experience. Remember there are plenty of bad doctors in both "mainstream medicine" and "alternative medicine".
I can see why somebody might have thought of this. But if this actually works better than a placebo and a little human kindness, we are all going to have to make some major readjustments in how we think about health and disease.
Bold indicates the remedy has passed a controlled, reasonable-sounding study for this use. Underlining means it failed. Claims that lack substantial testing are unmarked. Here are some things that are NOT "alternative medicine".
Taking time with patients, getting to know them, communicating with them, showing some real or pretended interest, and being polite. The less that scientific physicians do this, the more we push patients toward the sweet-talking bunko artists.
Being aware of iatrogenic disease, which is inevitable nowadays. Today we have powerful surgical and pharmacological interventions. Surgery is surgery, and all effective drugs except the vitamins and hormones are at least semi-poisons.
Hippocrates had no specific therapy for any specific disease.The reason you never hear this is because there is big money – billions annually – in telling people they can transform their bodies into anything they want – as long as they buy “X” product.
Doping in Russian sports has a systemic nature. Russia has had 51 Olympic medals stripped for doping violations – the most of any country, four times the number of the runner-up, and more than a quarter of the global total.
From to , more than a thousand Russian competitors in various sports, including summer, winter, and Paralympic sports, benefited from a cover-up. Ed's Guide to Alternative Therapies. Contents: Acai Berries Acupuncture Artemisinin for cancer Beta-mannan to reverse dysplasia of the .
The UCI has announced that Chris Froome has given an Adverse Analytical Finding for Salbutamol following a test during the Vuelta a España. The announcement alone is curious given two newspapers seem got a scoop to have got hold of.
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