mcreadyblue: Vitamens?I thought those worked?
Treygreen13: Tuning forks can be used to detect fractures in bones.
Ned Stark: Suppressing crwative altenative medicines to keep people sick and line big pharmas pockets? Must be a day that ends in 'y'.
Mr Guy: Treygreen13: Tuning forks can be used to detect fractures in bones.Vibrating a fracture at a resonance frequency sounds more painful than an X-Ray to me.
"The medical industry definitely has a place in our society, but a pill doesn't always solve everything.""and prescribe a high-dose vitamin regimen to your clients"
Ehcks: If "alternative medicine" worked, it would be taken up by hospitals and called "medicine."
Ned Stark: Suppressing crwative altenative medicines quack "doctors" and scam artists to keep people sick and line big pharmas pocketsseeking scientifically valid medical treatment? Must be a day that ends in 'y'.
heyheyjerky: Do people forget that China had medicine and a thriving culture thousand of years before modern western medicine. Anyways, color therapy sounds kinda bogus but herbs and acupuncture and acupressure do work.
NuttierThanEver: Treygreen13: Tuning forks can be used to detect fractures in bones.You got some literature to back that up there Sparky?
Nhojwolfe: Ehcks: If "alternative medicine" worked, it would be taken up by hospitals and called "medicine."Not really, Hospitals want to make money. If you were able to grow a home remedy just as good as the hospitals who would spend money on it. Or even if there was a market it would be pretty small.
mgshamster: Hover your mouse over each bubble to see which treatment the supplement relates.PROMISING: Cinnamon, Type II diabetes
Lone Stranger: So this double-ended 10 inch long quartz crystal I put up my ass every day is doing nothing for my colon cancer and swollen prostrate?
mgshamster: SnakeOil? Scientific evidence for health supplements. (takes a few seconds to load)Hover your mouse over each bubble to see which treatment the supplement relates.Still Image Version:[s3.amazonaws.com image 850x1463]
NuttierThanEver: a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7281459/78872686#c78872686" target="_blank">Treygreen13: NuttierThanEver: Treygreen13: Tuning forks can be used to detect fractures in bones.You got some literature to back that up there Sparky?I'm really sorry to hear that Google is not functioning for you.U.S. National Library of MedicineSad to see you don't understand statistics eitherSensitivity was 0.83 (1012), specificity was 0.80 (2025), positive likelihood ratio was 4.2, negative likelihood ratio was 0.21, and diagnostic accuracy was 81% (3037).The article claims that it is an acceptable "screening" method for fracture (which in light of the sensitivity and specificity numbers I find suspect) it does not claim that you can use them solely to diagnose a fracture.The article also does not compare the use of a tuning fork to palpation alone and the clinicians best guess.
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