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What is African swine fever and how does it spread? | Environment | The Guardian
Can it be caught by humans?
Humans cannot contract ASF. However the head of the Russian epidemiology service, chief state sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko, has warned that pig physiology is close to human physiology, and that future mutations of the virus may therefore become dangerous to human beings too.
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10 weeks ago by asterisk2a
Stop Cancer Before It Starts (Michael Greger, M.D.. 2011)
[ oldschool dr greger ] not only is meat a carcinogen itself, but meat has accumulated pesticides and herbicides, because cows and co eat animal feed full of pesticides and herbicides. but also their loved ones (male chicken, not laying eggs, not putting on meat fast enough for industry to make a bigger profit) are in it, ground up. Even fat trimmings are in animal feed! // breast cancer rates on the rise as meat eating babyboomers come into old age 40-50 and older
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march 2016 by asterisk2a
Doctors Race to Fight Polio-Like Enterovirus D-68 - YouTube
Enterovirus D-68 ... ... in a country where people go bankrupt because of medical bills and outrageous insurance premiums.
mutation  evolution  Polio  medical  research  medical  care  healthcare  Medicare  USA 
october 2014 by asterisk2a
An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Eradicated : NPR
The sensationalist assertions made in this article (particularly in the headline) don't follow from the results that the article describes. Part of the blame for this sensationalism seems to fall at the feet of the original scientist himself (Bosch). He makes an unfounded leap from the biological result that cancer seems to be an intrinsic property of genetic processes in cells (and the statements "You have to interfere with fundamental pathways", "It's a web of interactions" and "It's very difficult to do") to the assertion "will probably never be completely eradicated". Difficult is not the same as impossible. ||>> how we eat, how active we are, and our living environment (pollution and stress) is itself a multiplying factor whether or not we die of old age or of cancer or bc of complications of toxic medical cancer treatment. Period. Putting genetics out for the picture here. // via https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8210560
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august 2014 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Milestone study probes cancer origin
The well-known ones such as UV damage and smoking mutate the DNA, increasing the odds of cancer.
Alcohol  immune  system  mutation  public  health  policy  pollution  western  lifestyle  ageing  genetics  vegan  environment  epigenetics  Oxidative  stress  smoking  lifestyle  skin  cancer  DNA  living  environment  premature  ageing  cancer  public  health  aging 
august 2013 by asterisk2a
Richard Resnick: Welcome to the genomic revolution - YouTube
Richard Resnick shows how cheap and fast genome sequencing is about to turn health care (and insurance, and politics) upside down.
cancer  genome  sequencing  mutation  gene  healthcare  medicine  personal  chromosone  revolution  future  outlook 
september 2011 by asterisk2a

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