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by MarcR
Sat Aug 07, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Better Air, Better Brains--even after age 70.
Replies: 14
Views: 3526

Re: Better Air, Better Brains--even after age 70.

the study could be missing other lifestyle differences in various areas, such as higher income in the suburban areas leading to better food quality, lifestyle choices, etc. Yes, they "stratified by apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype, and adjusted for sex, education, race, neighborhood median hou...
by MarcR
Fri Aug 06, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Better Air, Better Brains--even after age 70.
Replies: 14
Views: 3526

Re: Better Air, Better Brains--even after age 70.

Thanks, Susan - very helpful link. The upper end of the "good" AQI range - 50 - corresponds to 12 in the study units. The calculated PM2.5 exposure for study subjects ( table S3 ) ranged from 5-18 over the 25 year period, but the metrics improved steadily and dramatically over that period....
by MarcR
Sat Jul 31, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease
Replies: 111
Views: 18635

Re: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease

TheBrain wrote:Marc, if the mainstream media had reported on this lawsuit, would that be considered conspiracy theorizing?
Fact checking of a baseless lawsuit is not conspiracy theorizing. The conspiracy theory is the lawsuit itself, and uncritical promotion of it is disinformation. That's what's not allowed here.
by MarcR
Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease
Replies: 111
Views: 18635

Re: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease

The fact check pertains to the deleted post. I'm going to let it remain as ApropoE4's post and my own deletion of the misinformation crossed. Remember everyone, the burden of proof is on those who want to make a NON-MAINSTREAM claim. We're looking for complete, traceable, scientifically solid inform...
by MarcR
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease
Replies: 111
Views: 18635

Re: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease

If it follows the scientific method, I would consider citing any paper. Conversely, I would be reluctant to cite even a peer-reviewed and published paper that relies upon hearsay, is opaque regarding its experimental methods and calculations, or draws illogical conclusions from its results.
by MarcR
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease
Replies: 111
Views: 18635

Re: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease

This topic has prompted the moderation team to refine its practices. You can read about it here.
by MarcR
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: ApoE4.Info, Inc.
Topic: Moderation Policy and Political Discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 17167

Moderation Policy and Political Discussion

To date, the moderators have allowed this clause in the Community Guidelines ... Humility . Refrain from posturing as an expert or relying on your professional status to make your point. Support your opinions with personal or clinical experience, your physician’s perspective, and/or published medica...
by MarcR
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease
Replies: 111
Views: 18635

Re: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease

sometimes very smart and reasonable people fall in with the wrong ideas. One current effort to overcome skepticism regarding institutional sources of information about the vaccines involves encouraging people who are trusted within a community to advocate directly to those who trust them. With this...
by MarcR
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease
Replies: 111
Views: 18635

Re: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease

With my moderator's cap on, I want to commend the contributors here for avoiding a total meltdown. This is a difficult topic that in most venues devolves into acrimony and chaos. That said, I do have concern with respect to this clause of our Community Guidelines : Respect . All posts and private me...