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« Reply #50 on: 13/10/2010 06:57:37 »
"hey you are assuming again.
did I say?..
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His apparent preference for willow bark rather than aspirin seems to be based on the idea that natural =good and artificial=bad.
No I didn't."

On  the other hand you did say
"Where do I buy willow bark please? "
and
"natural cures should be prime and synthesized should be alternate"

What did you expect people to think you meant apart from that you want to get willow bark, because it's natural and therefore should be, as you put it "prime"?

And, re saccharin,
"Now science says it causes cancer in rats but that is irrelevant to humans!"
exactly, so why are you still going on about it being a "killer"?

Death toll still zero.
 

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« Reply #51 on: 13/10/2010 07:11:34 »

What did you expect people to think you meant apart from that you want to get willow bark, because it's natural and therefore should be, as you put it "prime"?


you mentioned willow bark not me, i never knew about it til you mentioned it.

yes, natural should be prime. after all isn't that where science gets the components for the synthesised, manufactured, man made version?

In regard to Saccharin, if you watched the video, there is a natural alternative to sugar that has no calories and has other benefits too but we are unable to use it as we do Saccharin due to corporate monopoly.

Please watch the video on the link till the end with an open mind.

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« Reply #52 on: 13/10/2010 08:34:46 »
back to cancer

Duke vaccine extends survival for patients with deadly brain cancers
Published: Monday, October 4, 2010 - 17:03 in Health & Medicine
http://esciencenews.com/articles/2010/10/04/duke.vaccine.extends.survival.patients.with.deadly.brain.cancers

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A new vaccine added to standard therapy appears to offer a survival advantage for patients suffering from glioblastoma (GBM), the most deadly form of brain cancer, according to a study from researchers at Duke University Medical Center and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The vaccine also knocks out a troublesome growth factor that characterizes the most aggressive formof the disease.

 

The Duke vaccine is also novel in the way it genetically modifies these dendritic cells, researchers said. It uses RNA that "codes" for CEA, found in a number of cancers. This RNA is then duplicated millions of times, and mixed with the dendritic cells......"The advantage of RNA is that it can be used for all immunity types and can be taken from a single cancer cell," he said. "It's better than a DNA vaccine because we have eliminated a step. DNA vaccines need to produce RNA which then prompts the manufacture of proteins."

To date, researchers said no toxicity has been seen in patients during the ongoing phase 1 stage of the trial, which is designed to test safety. Duke is expected to start phase 2 testing of the vaccine's ability to elicit an immune response later this year.
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« Reply #53 on: 13/10/2010 21:27:48 »
"you mentioned willow bark not me, i never knew about it til you mentioned it."
So what?
You clearly implied that you wanted it.
"yes, natural should be prime. after all isn't that where science gets the components for the synthesised, manufactured, man made version?"

No.
Not any more.
There are some drugs that are based on modified plant toxins, but most new drugs are based on an understanding of the system in the body that they are targeted at.
Wouldn't it have been better for you to ask about that before basing your ideas on a mistake?

What video did you want me to watch?
It's getting late. I had a look at one of the links you posted and it says
"Artificial Sweeteners: A History of Lies and Poison
Don’t have time to read this? Want the bottom line, the take away? Artificial sweeteners are extemely toxic and should be one of the foods you never, ever eat.!"
It's common experience that practically everybody in the Western world eats a variety of artificial sweeteners, yet we are still alive.

It is therefore perfectly obvious that the page you picked is talking obvious nonsense.

Yet you have the front to tell me "Please watch the video on the link till the end with an open mind."

Anyone who believes that sort of thing seems to have a mind so open it will let in any rubbish.

Another of your links tells me
"Caffeine – psychoactive, addictive drug; may cause fertility problems, birth defects, heart disease, depression, nervousness, behavioral changes, insomnia, etc."
Yeah; have you noticed that the people who drink coffee are all screwed up in this way?
I must be in real trouble- I drink diet cola.
But hang on!
Wait a minute; caffeine is natural. Practically nobody actually makes caffeine (except, perhaps, as a lab exercise) because it's easy and cheap to extract it from plants.
Since it's natural, it's another of your favoured "prime" chemicals.
Have you noticed that the links you cite don't actually agree with your professed views?


I am delighted to see that someone has developed another drug to add to the arsenal of anti cancer agents.
It's a little unfortunate that it acts on a cancer that's fairly uncommon.
"GBMs occur in only 2–3 cases per 100,000 people in Europe and North America. " (ex WIKI)
Still I have every hope that it will help those few people, and perhaps, the same idea will be extended to other cancers.

What you seem to have missed here is that, according to your doctrine, they should be opening up the patient's brain and adding a poisonous plant
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphorbia_peplus
It is natural and, therefore, according to you should be "prime".
My thought is that we can do better than that. I think the people at Duke would agree with me.



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« Reply #54 on: 13/10/2010 22:37:49 »


What I am saying is if there is a free and naturally available product that is proven to work, then we should be given the info for a choice to use it if we want. we should be told about about all forms of medications without discrimination.

I agree totally. However what the public does not need is to be told to use natural remedies or the raw compound when it can have negative or unknown side effects. As has been mentioned before on here, several times, the raw or natural base for the medicine is NOT always the best way of taking it.


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If science feels the need to manufacture/create the component found in the natural form because it is proven to be effective so their pharmaceutical company can control and make a profit from a remedy found in our gardens, then we should be well informed about our choices and the positive effects and negative effects of all natural and synthetic remedies. to make their own informed choice.

Why do you persistently ignore the the fact that often compounds are manufactured to eliminate negative effects or risks, Sometimes compound have to be altered or sequences mutated to prevent the drug binding where it shouldn't and altering it's target.
 
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Aspirin causes internal bleeding, can kill a dog or cat, among other problems, yet it is freely available in the grocery store without mention of this and other bad effects of the drug (larger packaging is required for this, i would imagine). Ibuprofen and some pain killers have now been taken off the grocery shelves, even though the bad effects have been known for decades.

And chewing the natural bark version of aspirin can have the same effects. It binds irreversibly to it's COX target. As I recall ( BC may know better) Aspirin is one of the less adulterated drugs there is. 

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Does science have a conscience? Is science more concerned with getting funding to operate at the hands of multi-corporate rather than finding cures or identifying known cures freely available?

Is science a separate entity by itself then? Should pharmaceutical companies research for charitable purposes and not make profit like every other business aims to?

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« Reply #55 on: 14/10/2010 00:22:29 »
Is science a separate entity by itself then? Should pharmaceutical companies research for charitable purposes and not make profit like every other business aims to?

Hey! Way cool idea Ms V. JimBob and I are really into transcendental medication.
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« Reply #56 on: 14/10/2010 13:51:22 »
"you mentioned willow bark not me, i never knew about it til you mentioned it."
So what?
You clearly implied that you wanted it.
"yes, natural should be prime. after all isn't that where science gets the components for the synthesised, manufactured, man made version?"

No.
Not any more.
There are some drugs that are based on modified plant toxins, but most new drugs are based on an understanding of the system in the body that they are targeted at.
Wouldn't it have been better for you to ask about that before basing your ideas on a mistake?
exactly my point!
found in natural situation then synthesized, if you had read my posts.


I think you have missed the plot.
As you said here you are tired, haven't read my posts so why bother replying? Maybe you should have a nana nap and then if you feel up to it you can then read the posts, the link, the video and the report here  www.dorway.com, then try to understand it and then comment. Or maybe you are just too set in your ways to see another point of view.
 

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« Reply #57 on: 14/10/2010 14:25:35 »
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In 1902, Monsanto's first product was none other than saccharin. Between the years of 1903 and 1905 their entire saccharin production was shipped to a growing soft drink company based in Georgia called Coca-Cola. In 1904 Monsanto introduced caffeine and vanillin to the growing soft drink industry.

By 1915, Monsanto sales hit the one million mark. Approximately two years later Monsanto began producing aspirin. Monsanto was the top aspirin producer in the U.S. until the 1980s.

interesting firstly Saccharin then Aspirin.

I would suggest anyone having Saccharin and for those who care about their health
to see the 80 page scientific report.  www.dorway.com   that some can't face reading athe truth and not just because they are too tired. the scientific report just might open your eyes, change their point of view. Or should I assume you are saying not all scientific reports are correct?

we all know Aspirin causes internal bleeding if taken regularly. yes natural drugs can have adverse effects too but my choice would be to have natural first if possible.

I'm not saying because it is natural it is safe or the best method.
What I am saying is if there is a natural method that works why synthesis it or change it?

willow bark or aspirin it appears to me there are dangers with both. so why dont we have a choice? Unfortunartely most man created drug's effects are not known for decades. then it seems when they are revealed, some are brain washed by either advertising or their old ways or maybe what they have been taught or maybe their thought process is so rigid, no matter what proof you put in front of some, they refuse point blank to even look at it for any consideration, already having their mind made up.



 

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« Reply #58 on: 14/10/2010 14:33:59 »

Why do you persistently ignore the the fact that often compounds are manufactured to eliminate negative effects or risks, Sometimes compound have to be altered or sequences mutated to prevent the drug binding where it shouldn't and altering it's target.
 

willow bark or aspirin?

i don't know about willow bark, never used it, never had the choice given.
But I do know that there is still negative effects and risks of the manufactured aspirin ( Still NOT eliminated) with brand new health risks.
 

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« Reply #59 on: 14/10/2010 19:49:45 »
Hang on. Go back and read what I said.

Modern drug design looks at the molecular level at parts of the body- for example the phosphodiesterase enzyme.
Then it produces chemicals (that are entirely synthetic) which will bind to that molecule - for example, the enzyme and inhibit it.
then they check to see if that compound actually does inhibit the enzyme in a chemical assay.
If it does they test it in animals.
If it's not too toxic and it does its job they test it in humans..


Did you notice that the drug is entirely synthetic and there are no plants involved anymore?

Now don't write trash like ""I think you have missed the plot." when it is clearly you that missed the point.

Don't write "As you said here you are tired,"
when I hadn't said it. (I said it was late- that's not the same thing.
Don't write "As you said ... you ... haven't read my posts so why bother replying?
When, since I rebutted them I clearly had read them.

Don't write "Maybe you should have a nana nap and then if you feel up to it you can then read the posts, " when, as I pointed out, it is clearly nonsense.


Don't expect me to grub about in your multiple posts looking for a video. (Incidentally, did you know you are not meant to double post here?)

As for "Or maybe you are just too set in your ways to see another point of view."
I think the best reply is
Dear Pot,
Thank you for your comment's
signed
Kettle.

You seem not to have realised that I am not set in my ways; I'm quite happy to change them. That's the way science works.
But you need to provide proper evidence of your idea being better than mine.
For example, rather than citing silly websites that say that
"Artificial sweeteners are extemely toxic"
you should actually show some evidence that they have ever caused harm to someone.
Until you do that you are never going to convince me or anyone else.

In much the same way I am not going to be influenced by an hour and a half video from a guy who is trying to sell a book (for a profit- I mention that since you seem to hate profits so much when pharmaceutical companies make them).


I'm also not going to take you seriously when you say anyone interested in saccharin should look here.
http://www.dorway.com/
because it's a website about aspartame.

Are you trying to look foolish?

You publicise your strange beliefs (fair enough, I think free speech is important) and then when I point out that these beliefs are at odds with reality you talk gibberish and cite other sites that do the same.
You refuse to see the obvious truth that if saccharin killed people then most of us would be dead. We aren't so it doesn't.

You refuse to accept answers that are given.
For example "What I am saying is if there is a natural method that works why synthesis it or change it?" has been answered several times. Better selectivity, greater effectiveness lower toxicity better reproducibillity, lower cost (in many cases), fewer side effects, and so on.

You are showing all the signs of being a troll.


You refuse to answer questions asked bout your drivel.
Here's yet another question you won't bother to answer.
when you say "I do know that there is still negative effects and risks of the manufactured aspirin ( Still NOT eliminated) with brand new health risks."

WHAT ARE THE BRAND NEW HEALTH RISKS?


I suggest that if your next post doesn't answer that question clearly and succinctly you should leave the forum, (or be banned if the moderators agree that you are trolling).
 

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« Reply #60 on: 18/10/2010 00:17:33 »
OK truce?

what is trolling?
 
but if you had read my post with the link I especially asked you to read until the end, you would have seen the video expressing scientific evidence that artificial sweeteners are poison.
Did you read the 80 page scientific report on artificial sweeteners and the problems they cause?
Life threatening diseases!

aspartame = as·par·tame 

NOUN:

  An artificial sweetener, C14H18N2O5, formed from aspartic acid.

www.dorway.com = 80 page scientific report on artificial sweetener aspartame.


But you need to provide proper evidence of your idea being better than mine.
For example, rather than citing silly websites that say that
"Artificial sweeteners are extemely toxic"
you should actually show some evidence that they have ever caused harm to someone.
Until you do that you are never going to convince me or anyone else.

In much the same way I am not going to be influenced by an hour and a half video from a guy who is trying to sell a book (for a profit- I mention that since you seem to hate profits so much when pharmaceutical companies make them).

I'm also not going to take you seriously when you say anyone interested in saccharin should look here.
http://www.dorway.com/
because it's a website about aspartame.

Are you trying to look foolish?

OK, OK I mentioned a brand of artificial sweetener but all artificial sweeteners should be avoided.

The link to the scientists speaking out about artificial sweeteners is in your mind rubbish because one of the scientists or more wrote a book about it. Is that right?

Yes aspartame is an artificial sweetener and that is what the report is about and what I am speaking of here.

What i am trying to say about Asprin is we have substituted an artificial "willow bark" that had adverse effects but is natural for a product manufactured from the components of willow bark (I think from what you say)creating other risks such as internal bleeding, due to it thins the blood.

more health problems arising from Asprin
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; indigestion; lightheadedness; nausea; mild stomach pain or upset; vomiting. Severe allergic  reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry, or bloody stools; blurred vision; fainting; fast heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; loss of coordination; mood or mental changes (eg, agitation, depression, irritability); ringing in the ears; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness, drowsiness, or stomach pain; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; shallow or very slow breathing; tremors; unusual bruising or bleeding; vomit that looks like coffee grounds; wheezing.
to read more see link.
Read more: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/aspirin-side-effects.html#ixzz12eg0QFmt

So i think you are getting me wrong. either I am not writing it incorrectly for you to understand or you don't want to read the proof I submit.

Saccharin
Products: Hermesetas, Sweet'N Low, Sugar Twin
Sweetness: 300 times sweeter than sugar
Pregnancy: Avoid when pregnant
Fun fact: Saccharin has been banned as a food additive (but not as a tabletop sweetener) from Canada since the '70s.

Discovered in 1879, saccharin is the oldest of sugar substitutes; however, its use only became widespread following the sugar shortage during World War II. While early lab studies showed that saccharin caused cancer in rats, numerous organizations, including the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the U.S. National Toxicology Program, have since removed saccharin from their list of suspected cancer-causing chemicals. Their reasoning: The process by which saccharin causes cancer in rats is not applicable to humans. 

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=artificial-sweetener-linked-weight-gain
BC here is another link you refuse to read or maybe you have read it but disagree.

Calorie-Free Natural Sweetener Moves One Step Closer To Use In U. S.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080922104906.htm

if you want to be healthy and not have sugar why substitute for something that may have more health problems associated?

abcnews.go.com/GMA/Weekend/story?id=3191903&page=1
good for sales not for health.

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It seems to happen particularly with diet versions. A quick search on the Internet reveals a disparate group of mostly young addicts who regularly congregate online to share their battle with their drug of choice: Diet Coke.
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2002/09/16/1032054760242.html

Stevia is natural and yet it is more profitable to use man made sweeteners.

When you buy your natural medication or synthesised medication you need to find out what other additives are included.
After all natural is not natural if manufactured and processed using non natural products.

http://dorway.com/dorwblog/aspartame-one-mans-poison-another-mans-profit/

http://www.holisticmed.com/aspartame/abuse/

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They’ll call it AminoSweet. The public has learned aspartame is deadly, an excitoneurotoxic, carcinogenic, addictive genetically engineered drug that damages the mitochondria and interacts with drugs and vaccines. It is also an adjuvant, an immune stimulator put in vaccines to activate them. The outcry against this poison is worldwide as educated consumers reject it. Ajinomoto’s deceit is to change names so people will think its a new and safe sweetener

sorry for the extreamely long post I didn't want to multi-post.

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« Reply #61 on: 18/10/2010 07:09:21 »
So, no answer then.
Since you cannot answer a simple question but seek to distract from it with a double posting that ends "sorry for the extremely long post I didn't want to multi-post." I think you have proved that you are trolling.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_(Internet)
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« Reply #62 on: 18/10/2010 08:02:30 »
http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2007/0910-unraveling_brain_tumors.htm
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Brain tumor researchers have found that brain tumors arise from cancer stem cells living within tiny protective areas formed by blood vessels in the brain. Killing those cells is a promising strategy to eliminate tumors and prevents them from re-growing.

Now science has found that cells can change their genetic profile to stop the blood flow to tumors.

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The research shows that cells are able to switch their genetic profile -- turning off genes expressed by blood vessel cells and turning on genes specific to lymphatic cells.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/10/101014083343.htm
 

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« Reply #63 on: 18/10/2010 19:36:10 »
Still no answer.
Not very good at this thing called science are you? If you were then you would answer the question.

Incidentally why would I accept a truce from someone who is plainly defeated? (if you want to put it in those terms)
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« Reply #64 on: 18/10/2010 22:29:53 »
BC since you assumed I was trolling, but cleartly I wasn't, just replying to your posts, I refuse to go back there and want to move on. should you persist in not reading my posts but persist in continuing to encourage me to continue on a subject wherby you can bully me and accuse me of things I have no intention to do, I shall not be answering your posts as there is no point if you don't read them or the links I submit to answer your questions.

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« Reply #65 on: 19/10/2010 06:54:20 »
As I said before,
You are showing all the signs of being a troll.


You refuse to answer questions asked bout your drivel.
Here's yet another question you won't bother to answer.
when you say "I do know that there is still negative effects and risks of the manufactured aspirin ( Still NOT eliminated) with brand new health risks."

WHAT ARE THE BRAND NEW HEALTH RISKS?
 

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« Reply #66 on: 20/10/2010 23:50:31 »
Ok If I wrote something you didn't understand then I will try to do better here.

what I am saying is,

I never knew I had the option of using willow bark.

You say there are health risks with willow bark, a natural tree and therefore it is better science creates a manufactured version to be able to control the dosage, and whatever.

Manufacturing Aspirin which does the job which it is intended for but creates a "brand new set of risks", one example: internal bleeding.

I don't want to harp on this subject. but I know that my posts are related. I don't start these post subjects.

In regard to cancer, a lot of things are connected to cancer. We seem to be more concerned with what is at the tail end of cancer rather than finding ways to eliminate the causes. Science is encouraged to create new methods, drug components rather than find the cause of the disease and eliminate it. This is not just my view.

My view is that we should all have a truthful, well educated choice on the environment we live in, the remedies we take and the procedures we require throughout our lifetime.
Science should be forefront in defending our natural right to decide and make the right choice.
If willow bark is never offered to me and I don't know about it I am misinformed about the options I have.

too many times some 'product' is created in science but the end product, such as waste, run off, etc are not thought about.

in regard to MG food, Tassie devils, it is all relevant.

you say so what more people are getting cancer
fat people drink diet coke. So what.
maybe not in those words but....

if you look at the other end to see that Saccharin is not a food substance and reminds me of melamine.
Saccharin passes through us unchanged, what goes in comes out. But is known to cause cancer in rats, obesity in people and can be fatal for fetus of mother as it transfers. Saccharin is just one sugar substitute. Sugar substitutes cause known health problems, other substitute sweeteners can be worse for your health, changing chemicals in your body that will eventually poison you. Why substitute. I have posted links to scientific sites for this.

Run off from plantations have been known to cause cancer both natural fields using chemicals and GM fields with rotting produce falling into our streams and in the soil. We should all have a choice in our environment, in our own health and we should look at elimination rather than finding a cure for cancer.


 

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« Reply #67 on: 21/10/2010 07:11:32 »
"Manufacturing Aspirin which does the job which it is intended for but creates a "brand new set of risks", one example: internal bleeding. "
Nope, as I explained, the willow bark has that problem too.
I said "Willow bark works as a painkiller because it contains salicylic acid. The same salicylic acid is produced in the body from aspirin. and it's what gets rid of headaches.
However, the free acid is rather toxic at high concentrations- in particular the phenolic hydroxy group damages the proteins in the stomach."



"My view is that we should all have a truthful, well educated choice on the environment we live in, the remedies we take and the procedures we require throughout our lifetime. "
Yet you cite web pages that are about the wrong materials and talk nonsense anyway.

You don't even notice the contradiction when you say
"Saccharin passes through us unchanged, what goes in comes out. But is known to cause cancer in rats, obesity in people and can be fatal for fetus of mother as it transfers. "

Meanwhile you refuse to answer questions and you refuse to listen to answers given to your points.

Why can you not admit you were simply wrong ?
and, before you waste bandwidth with anything else, let's see your answer to this

WHAT ARE THE BRAND NEW HEALTH RISKS?


 

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« Reply #68 on: 21/10/2010 16:23:10 »
Bored Chemist is quite right to accuse you of trolling.  You are making blanket statements and then refusing to back them up with evidence, clearly ignoring his questions and comments.  Please answer his question, or at least acknowledge that your comments (in this case, on aspirin) are merely your opinion.  You are usually very good at finding sources to quote, please do so to answer his question.  After which, this thread can return to it's original topic.

 

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« Reply #69 on: 23/10/2010 01:00:32 »
Bored Chemist is quite right to accuse you of trolling.  You are making blanket statements and then refusing to back them up with evidence, clearly ignoring his questions and comments.  Please answer his question, or at least acknowledge that your comments (in this case, on aspirin) are merely your opinion.  You are usually very good at finding sources to quote, please do so to answer his question.  After which, this thread can return to it's original topic.

I have answered the questions if you care to read the forum. I have included scientific evidence which has been described as "Rubbish" without providing any evidence of why it is deemed to be rubbish.

Yes I may mentioned Saccharin when I meant all artificial sweeteners and I have corrected this in my previous posts.

Saccharin = Cancer in offspring of breast-fed animals, low birth weight, bladder can¬cer, hepatotoxicity
http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/ahnp/Documents/whitehouse_the%20potential%20toxicity%20of%20artificial%20sweeteners.pdf

I've already submitted links to scientific sites that clearly state all sugar alternatives cause health problems.

You only need to look at the material safety data sheet to find the problems caused by Aspirin
if you look at the material safety data sheet for Saccharin you will find the document is mostly stated as "information not provided"

Quote from:  author MSDS_aspririn_BP.aspirin
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
(MSDS)
Aspirin
1. Product Identification
Synonyms: 2-Acetoxybenzoic acid CAS No.: 50-78-2 Molecular Weight: 180.16 Chemical Formula: C9H8O4 Urgent contact: Shanghai Sunivo Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd.
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2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Ingredient CAS No Percent Hazardous
Maleic Anhydride 50-78-2 99.5% No
3. Hazards Identification
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW
Toxic if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Potential Health Effects Eye:
Causes eye irritation.
Skin:
Causes skin irritation. May cause dermatitis. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.

Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause liver and kidney damage. Ingestion may cause high blood pressure, labored breathing, unsteady gait, lung edema, and coma. Human systemic effects include acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis, cough, diarrhea, dyspnea (labored breathing), headache, hypermitility, nausea, vomiting, ulceration or bleeding from stomach. Toxic if swallowed.

Inhalation:
Causes respiratory tract irritation. Aspiration may lead to pulmonary edema. May be harmful if inhaled. | MSDS | Page

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980422065353.htm
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NTP said in one notice it is "especially interested in obtaining additional relevant scientific information in support of or against the petition to delist saccharin" because the three reviews split in their recommendations. Two scientific reviews favored removing saccharin from the Report but an October 30-31 advisory panel -- the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Subcommittee for the Report on Carcinogens -- recommended by a narrow margin that the sweetener continue to be listed as an "anticipated" carcinogen.

Shouldn't we have an informed choice on rememdies available?

it is apparent that people here are unaware of the danger of taking Aspirin but fully know the dangers of taking natural remedies. how can anyone make the right decision about their cancer therapy?

http://www.drugs.com/npc/willow-bark.html
I have since found Willow bark.
and now that I know about Willow Bark I am not interested in taking that either. At least that is my decision. It could be different for some others.

BC, You may like to provide evidence why you stated what I say is "Rubbish"

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« Reply #70 on: 23/10/2010 18:38:09 »
"BC, You may like to provide evidence why you stated what I say is "Rubbish""
Because we are not rats.

At high doses saccharin causes cancer in rats- but through a mechanism that doesn't exist in humans.

In the meantime, rather than lying about having already answered it,
WHAT ARE THE BRAND NEW HEALTH RISKS?
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« Reply #71 on: 23/10/2010 21:40:10 »
BC still not reading my posted links.

Please read the link associating artificial sweeteneers with obesity previously posted.
You are aware that Obese men are at increased risk for erectile dysfunction.
So its proven that artificial sweeteners cause obesity which in turn cause other illnesses and sometimes can be fatal.
Hang on isn't that why people take artificial sweeteners? So they don't get fat?
so now we find the very thing they take the artificial sweetener for to avoid is exactly what the artificial sweetener casues.

does that make sense to you. please read the scientific proof already posted.


Quote from:  authorhttp://www.nursing.upenn.edu/ahnp/Documents/whitehouse_the%20potential%20toxicity%20of%20artificial%20sweeteners.pdf
Susceptible Populatations
Susceptible populations for the potential deleterious effects of artificial sweeteners include diabetics, children, pregnant women, women of childbearing age, breastfeeding mothers, individuals with low seizure thresholds, and individuals at risk for migraines. More studies are required for these susceptible populations. A focus on children is important because they have a higher intake of foods and beverages per kilogram of body weight (Renwick, 2006). Also, more research on the effect of artificial sweeteners on diabetic clients is needed because this population is likely to ingest larger quantities of sugar substitutes.
Because artificial sweeteners are in more than 6,000 products, including foods, medications, and cosmetics, it is impossible to completely eradicate them from daily encounters. Controversy exists over the toxicity of the artificial sweeteners presented in this article. Replication studies and long-term assays are required to decrease fear resulting from the limited research that currently exists.

'Replication studies and long-term assays are required to decrease fear resulting from the limited research that currently exists.'

"Fears resulting from limited research?"

Isn't Saccharin the most tested artificial product in our food on the market? with over 6,000 products including it I would hope so, but apparently Not.

Doesn't the FDA ban substances for human consumption that cause cancer in rats?

This paper will examine the FDA’s role in the four most contentious artificial sweetener
 In 1972, the FDA was faced with two studies suggesting saccharin caused cancer in laboratory animals.5 Rather than issuing an immediate and complete ban under the Delaney Clause, however, then- FDA commissioner Charles Edwards removed saccharin from the list of GRAS substances and issued an interim food additive regulation permitting continued its continued limited use pending further studies of its safety.6 Edwards candidly explained the reasoning behind his actions, admitting “Technically, I could have banned saccharin immediately under the Delaney Clause. in 1972,” but that he had elected not to because “saccharin was, at that time, the only remaining nonnutritive sweetener on the market. American consumers demand the availability of diet food products.
The American public proved to be considerably less alarmed than Commissioner Kennedy at the evidence of saccharin’s carcinogenicity. 

Congress not the FDA had the warning lifted from Saccharin because people wanted it..
Since the benefits of Saccharin is supposedly weight loss or non weight gain and artificial sweeteners has been scientifically proven to cause obesity then shouldn't Saccharin be taken out of our food chain as it is proven that it doesn't do what it has been approved for.
Quote from:  authorhttp://www.amazingpregnancy.com/pregnancy-articles/127.html
Saccharin is another sweetener found in some soft drinks.  It has been found to have teratogenic (causing abnormal fetal development and birth defects) effects in rats. It has also been shown to cause cancer in rats as well.  Human studies have not found these effects.  However, it is probably best to err on the side of caution when it comes to Saccharin.
.................."continued its continued limited use pending further studies of its safety"!

Doesn't the FDA ban substances tested on rats that cause cancer?
Please inform me.

please find the Saccharin MSDS posted separatly due to being so long and it is usless of me to just inclue the link if no one reads it and still wants proof. actually the MSDS basically states that not enough research has been undertaken, in my opinion. please see additional post.
Would you take something that has not been tested correctly for adverse human conditions and the evidence for its safety could not be provided?

here is the link to Saccharin msds
http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Calcium_saccharin-9923272
for those who want to know
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« Reply #72 on: 23/10/2010 22:15:36 »
Echo, please don't post anything more about saccharine.  Are you intentionally misunderstanding what Bored Chemist asks of you?

What are the brand new health risks that you claimed are associated with aspirin once it's purified from willow bark?

You made this claim without being aware of the side effects of either.
 

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« Reply #73 on: 23/10/2010 22:38:43 »
maybe no one understood me.

You assume I was not aware of the side effects of either -WRONG

Please don't assume that I have intentionally misunderstood what bored chemist asked.

BC wanted to know what health risks are associated with the new product that replaces Willow bark.
at least that is my interpretation. New health risks to replace the old health risks. At least that is my impression of his question coming from my statement in that post.

What I am saying is that we have a natural product that does the job. possibly some natural products have side effects and some are not worthy of taking causing adverse reations.

aspirin I was told was invented to substitute Willow bark because of the adverse health risks willow bark contributed too.

willow bark has adverse effects, But so does Aspirin.

Aspirin is a product created to substitute willow bark I am told here.
Yet aspirin creates a whole new lot of adverse effects.

I dont think i have to explain any further. I have listed the problems associated with taking aspirin. We have substituted a natural product with adverse effects for another with adverse effects.

I know the side effects of Aspirin, I had never heard of willow bark before this forum.

If I had the chance of deciding myself which side effects I wanted to take I would hope that science has made it available to me freely.

It appeared that no one knew of the side effects of Aspirin here, which I find amazing that people can take a drug that they are unaware of the problems it causes.

so the manufactured version of willow bark does not exclude health problems.

I would be very interested if anyone will answer my questions.

also please dont write for BC I am sure he can write his own posts, and I dont remember him asking that particular question in those words.
 

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« Reply #74 on: 23/10/2010 23:50:59 »
So what are the new health risks? What are the risks of aspirin that are not found in willow bark?  You still claim this to be true, despite admiting that you knew nothing of willow bark mere days ago.

This is your last chance to answer this question that has been repeatedly asked of you.
 

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