Author Archive | Lewis Perdue

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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Sources for Under-Reporting of Alcohol Consumption

Sources, Under-Reporting Underreporting in alcohol surveys: whose drinking is underestimated? Drinking pattern is more strongly associated with under-reporting of alcohol consumption than socio-demographic factors: evidence from a mixed-methods study Estimating under- and over-reporting of drinking in national surveys of alcohol consumption: Identification of consistent biases across four English-speaking countries How is alcohol consumption affected if […]

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Press Coverage Examples

News Release: Moderate alcohol consumption does not protect against stroke CNBC: Major study debunks myth that moderate drinking can be healthy Reuters: Major study debunks myth that moderate drinking can be healthy Click this Google Search link for more

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Random humans: Thank a Moravian pea farmer.

Each human is randomly unique because: Genes reside on chromosomes. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Each member of a pair of chromosomes are not identical. Egg and sperm cells under go a division (meiosis) that leaves each of them only one half of the chromosomes. The fertilization process is a random scramble with no […]

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Sources, Under-Reporting of Alcohol Consumption

Sources, Under-Reporting Underreporting in alcohol surveys: whose drinking is underestimated? Drinking pattern is more strongly associated with under-reporting of alcohol consumption than socio-demographic factors: evidence from a mixed-methods study Estimating under- and over-reporting of drinking in national surveys of alcohol consumption: Identification of consistent biases across four English-speaking countries How is alcohol consumption affected if […]

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Why “Cancer Powerball?” What’s the reasoning and science behind it?

This article is part of the introductory series on Cancer Powerball. Cancer Powerball: The lottery where you lose every time you win Bisphenol A (BPA) Pre-checks ALL 10 Numbers on your “Winning” Cancer Powerball ticket It took six years of racking my brain and scouring the scientific literature to invent an easily understandable, science-based way […]

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