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Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?

Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?

Fully disagree: There is NO solid evidence anywhere that gluten causes Alzheimer's disease, and there is NO relationship with Celiac disease and dementia, but Celiac disease does cause a Peripheral Small Fibre Neuropathy. We have some anecdotal cases of gluten sensitivity affecting MS indirectly, and maybe transient worsening of other conditions, but no Alzheimer's links. ...Read more

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Is lipo ex fda approved"? I find many different opinions. Look here: http://www.Lipoadvisor.Com/lipo-ex theclarkfirmtexas.Com/

Is lipo ex fda approved"? I find many different opinions. Look here: http://www.Lipoadvisor.Com/lipo-ex 
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Yes, but...: Fda approval for medical devices means something quite different than it does for drugs. Fda device approval only requires a fairly minimal review. It does not entail the kind of detailed safety and effectiveness studies that are required for drugs. The fact that a device is fda approved means little about whether it works or is a good idea. ...Read more

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Saw some menopause treatment advertised in french magazine. Safe?

Saw some menopause treatment advertised in french magazine. Safe?

Need more info: Us is regulated by fda and the french product might take time to reach approval here if you post info or link we can comment. ...Read more

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Have scientists found treatments for internet addiction?

Have scientists found treatments for internet addiction?

Indispensable addict: Internet addiction is a serious problem, gravity of which is being realized today, 20 years after it was introduced to households. Internet addiction can be hard to treat as it is not dispensable in the same manner drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and gambling are. Cognitive behavioral therapy, individual & group consulting may be effective. Underlying depression, if present, should be treated. ...Read more

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Are all products that say "usda certified organic" legitimate?

Are all products that say "usda certified organic" legitimate?

Some are: ...And some aren't. Be sure to purchase your organic foods from reputable sources that you can cross-check and reference. ...Read more

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Biohair capsules by vindeca life sciences, can this product work?

Biohair capsules by vindeca life sciences, can this product work?

Who knows?: There is no research supporting or refuting this product's effectiveness. There are testimonials on the web site, but but it's hard to know about their credibility. It is an expensive product. I suggest asking your own dermatologist about this, and seeing what s/he would recommend. ...Read more

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Are herbal product companies ripping us off?

Are herbal product companies ripping us off?

No: Consumers have a choice whether or not to purchase a particular herbal product. We should educate ourselves on the evidence of their benefits prior to purchasing them for a particular purpose. The product companies will be biased in the reporting benefits for a host of conditions but we have to use our own knowledge to determine the validity of their claims. The fda also plays a role. ...Read more

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Does fda publish information on drug safety?

All the time: Yes, all the time. So does the cdc, the nih, and even the dea. Plus the manufacturers themselves are fairly exacting in their discussion of safety and side effects. ...Read more

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Does the fda require drug companies to publish all their research?

No: And that is a problem. Sometimes, a drug company can withhold research that is not beneficial to their product but not of a primary concern. However, that "minor" concern may later be important if scores of patients get an adverse event. ...Read more

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Do biohair capsules by vindeca life sciences work?

Biohair: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Provide a website that lists health fraud products?

Fraud: Best site is www.Fda.Gov/forconsumers/protectyourself/healthfraud.

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If studies show vaccines don't cause autism why do celebrities like jenny mccarthy still claim it?

If studies show vaccines don't cause autism why do celebrities like jenny mccarthy still claim it?

They're confused : Celebrities aren't experts. They have opinions just like anyone else. Their opinions are personal, and unsupported by data or research. Believe competent experts, not hollywood idiots. ...Read more

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Does pharma hide clinical trial outcomes that are bad?

Does pharma hide clinical trial outcomes that are bad?

Usually not: Almost all clinical trials have to be reported. In order to strengthen this a regulation that recently went into effect requires anyone doing clinical trials that are phase 2 or above to report all outcomes on clinical trials.Gov. Here is link with a bit more information: http://prsinfo.Clinicaltrials.Gov/fdaaa.Html. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever tried frownies--are they effective?

Has anyone ever tried frownies--are they effective?

No and No : Nope, I have not tried them, and no, to reiterate Dr Rhoades assessment there are no randomized trials to support. If you want to eliminate the frown lines, save up your $$$ for botox. Find a board certified facial plastics trained surgeon for best results and minimal chances of a side effect. ...Read more

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Has anyone here successfully overvome a real drug addiction?

Has anyone here successfully overvome a real drug addiction?

Overcome addiction: Only about 15% who try to quit by themselves remain drug and alcohol free. Those that go through treatment have a much lower relapse rate, about 25-30% compared to 85%. To remain in recovery is the goal, and if you relapse, get help as soon as possible. Yes, there is a lot of hope, and many success stories! ...Read more

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Is there elimination diets online?

Is there elimination diets online?

See site: This article has go - by information: http://www.Webmd.Com/allergies/guide/allergies-elimination-diet. ...Read more

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Controversies about college girls selling their eggs for infertility treatments?

Controversies about college girls selling their eggs for infertility treatments?

Not selling: Women can donate eggs but don't sell them. In the usa (not in canada, parts of europe) egg donors are often compensated for their time, discomfort, travel, taking shots etc. But we aren't paying them for their eggs, any more than a kidney should be sold. Compensation may help with college costs, won't pay their way. No money involved for known donors. All are giving a gift: a chance to be a parent. ...Read more

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