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Aug
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comment Does making yogurt from non-pasteurized milk work against possible disease bacteria?
@nico As to the Slow Food page, while I have some issues with it overall, whether or not raw milk is good 'on the whole' was not the question - the question was whether raw milk yogurt would represent a new positive prevention for disease bacteria. I'd argue that the weight of the evidence for that is still firmly "no".
Aug
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comment Does making yogurt from non-pasteurized milk work against possible disease bacteria?
@nico I very much doubt there's a genetic component - the time scale we're talking about between the divergence from raw milk to widespread pasteurization is quite short. Odds are that people in France simply accept the risk, in the same way people in the U.S. accept the risk of say, medium/medium-rare hamburger.
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comment Does making yogurt from non-pasteurized milk work against possible disease bacteria?
@nico Added information and some nuance to the answer. It's a "staggering proportion" given the volume of raw milk consumed in this country. I suspect the same is true for the great part of Europe - people eat food that will give them food-born illness all the time. Unless its a massive outbreak in a popular food item, you won't hear about it.
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answered Does making yogurt from non-pasteurized milk work against possible disease bacteria?
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answered Where can I find a list of diseases and their incidence?
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comment What is the difference between naive and adjusted p-values in a GWAS study?
I suspect one of the reasons to report the unadjusted value is, as I allude to in my answer, many papers are now simply using a non-0.05 cutoff point instead of using some sort of multiple comparisons adjustment (which have their own issues). The unadjusted answer allows for comparison with those studies - I don't actually think its a red herring.
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comment What is the difference between naive and adjusted p-values in a GWAS study?
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answered What is the difference between naive and adjusted p-values in a GWAS study?
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answered Why doesn't yearly screening for lung cancer decrease mortality rates?
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answered Could someone recommend an introductory book on epidemiology?
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answered How does herpes (HSV) infection suppress HIV?
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comment How does herpes (HSV) infection suppress HIV?
Also, can we have a citation on this claim? Most of what I've seen suggests that HSV-2 is a risk factor for the acquisition of HIV, and that is is the suppression of HSV using acyclovir that helps prevent HIV.
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comment How does herpes (HSV) infection suppress HIV?
@bobthejoe I don't think it is. For example, HSV-1 and HSV-2 are massively different infections, and both are extremely common in humans.
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answered What data / tools exist for mapping of disease trends?