Re: Financial support for Quackwatch; count me in. WAS: Jan the Accuser

Discussion in 'Health and medical' started by Ilsa9, Jul 5, 2003.

  1. Ilsa9

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    >And then there would be 'no placebo' effect as the person would know.

    Well, I do believe some sort of coffee placebo could be developed. I doubt it
    would be perfect, but since we are dealing with cancer and not a particularly
    subjective condition, it would suffice.

    The proof of the Gerson diet _should_ be in the pudding, but its not.

    >And it isn't known if it's the caffeine in the coffee that does it.
    >"Ilsa9" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    >> >Ludicrous!
    >> >How does one do controls on the Gerson therapy? Please explain?
    >> >Placebo double blind coffee enemas without coffee and juicing that

    >> >involve vegetables?

    >> One could use de-cafe coffee and could give the dieter drinks that may

    >> cellulose & flavoring agents to simulate a juice drink.
    >> Its not impossible, but it wouldn't be easy.
    >> Still, it doesn't work so don't get your hopes up.