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Gary Taubes, the journalist and advocate, did publish such an article: Gary Taubes: "The Soft Science of Dietary Fat", Science, New Series, Vol. 291, No. 5513 (Mar. 30, 2001), pp. 2536-2541+2543-2545 (jstor) (available at the author's page) In that article, which is solidly written but not a study, more of an opinion piece, the author argues ...


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Disclaimer: we cannot give individual medical advice or diagnoses. This is a general discussion. What you are describing is most consistent with bruising left by the process of cupping. Cupping is a common treatment involving suction. It is used in integrative medicine practices, and is very common in some Asian regions. It has been used for ages, and ...


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Honestly, the only way we can see if Ayurveda works is through rigorous peer-reviewed research that involves statistical methodology (randomized control trials) and double-blind studies. The reason this is important to mention is because a lot of studies of alternative medicine are unable to be replicated by other researchers, which implies flaws in the ...


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