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Response to DCBob (Reply #46)

Sat Jun 16, 2012, 12:10 PM

50. Oh no, I know all about the biodem movement and the new form of woo it is proposing

Believing in crap like ingesting MMS (bleach) can help cute autism, which is why Age if Autism linked to this article in the first place. Frankly, Natural Health News is not a better source.

So let's make this clear, IBD are still mysteries, we do not know environmental factors, if any, cause them. However we do know Chrohn's looks to be bacterial based, and a lot of studies are currently underway to see if an antibiotic solution can be found.

The study you link to above says that there is a proportionately higher number of two IBDS who had 3+ antibiotic treatments. However, due to subgroup selection the percentages look bigger due to the sample size. A 12% to 7% difference where only a ratio of 1.5 is observed between subgroup and IBD means significantly more study is needed to see if there is a real correlation or not. This is why the conclusion is "there may be a link".

Only the biodem people have decided this supports their good/bad bacterial crap which is why the only sites referencing the study you linked are knee deep in woo.

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