Author Archive | Lewis Perdue

As terrible as those plastic-polluted ocean photos are, your body is a SERIOUSLY more contaminated by the same chemical garbage

You are the ocean. You are — on average — about 65% water. Your blood vessels flow with a saline solution with chemical properties that ares eerily similar to sea water. Your heart imitates the cadence of waves on a beach — a sound many people find comforting, especially those that keep time with a […]

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Why “BPA Free” is meaningless (And some plastic safety claims are totally dishonest)

The number of variations (analogues) of Bisphenol A is growing. There are now at least 24 the numbers are increasing. The developments are driven by the marketing desire to brand a product “BPA free.” However, according to the National Toxicology Program which looked at 24 analogues: “BPA analogues that are potential replacements for BPA have […]

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Your cells: Complicated, vulnerable to disruption by BPA and other chemicals

Complicated and Fragile Another reason that such small concentrations can affect you is that they operate inside of tiny cells that are complicated and fragile. And that makes it a matter both of scale and potency. The cells in your body are like a well-run city maintained with carefully balanced mechanisms that produce energy, get […]

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Serious flaws found in Lancet study “debunking myth” of healthy moderate alcohol consumption

By Lewis Perdue Co-Principal Investigator Stealth Syndromes Human Study Co-founder, Stealth Syndromes Project Chairman, Center for Research on Environmental Chemicals in Humans NOTE: You may right-click all images to view a larger version The recent Lancet study that found no cardio-protective benefits of moderate alcohol consumption is marred by substantial problems which raise serious concerns […]

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The Mendelian Randomization by Millwood et al.: Observations and Expressions of Concern

The recent population study of adults in China that found no cardio-protective benefits of moderate alcohol consumption should be re-examined in the context of methodological and confounding factors not addressed in the published paper. Published in early April by The Lancet, the study provoked sensational headlines among the general media proclaiming the definitive death of […]

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Two criteria for the evolutionary selection of ALDH2*2 other than as a protection against alcohol disorder

Adaptive Genetic Variation and Population Differences Author links open overlay panelChao-QiangLai https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-398397-8.00018-6 “It is unlikely that the high frequency of these risk alleles was under recent selection by alcoholism. “Goldman and Enoch93 proposed two possible types of selection. First, mycotoxins (aflatoxins, in particular), which can cause hepatic disease and cancer, are commonly present in moldy […]

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