Interrupting mitosis...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by cmartinez, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. cmartinez

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    I wonder how many amateurs will try to build a device like this one out of desperation, and possibly harm others or themselves. The good and bad news is that it seems easy enough to design and build. The bad news is that adjusting the operating parameters, such as voltage, current and frequency requires years of research, and in the wrong hands it could cause a lot of damage.
     
  2. jpanhalt

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    Oh yes, the one and only effective treatment against cancer. Every inventor claims that it works and everyone else is a quack.
    There is also one invention that everyone here can build, it required 555 timer.

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    I'm willing to bet 100 kudos points that this one works, and if I'm wrong, I'll e-mail you my points for free.

    *Disclaimer* kudos points have to value whatsoever.
     
  4. GopherT

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    It may work but I don't know of any "news" networks besides Fox that lists the company website in articles. Almost looks like a paid ad. Follow the link to the novo cure website and they have one approved product. I hope it works but hope doesn't cure anything.
    http://www.novocure.com/our-research/our-pipeline.aspx

    There are also various levels of FDA approvals, one essentially being, "well, a flashing LED won't hurt anyone, I guess they can sell it."
     
  5. jpanhalt

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    I win. Did the experiment this morning. Here's the K-M plot for its effectiveness against glioblastoma in a small study:

    upload_2015-3-1_12-39-21.png

    John
     
  6. GopherT

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    So you will advertise your 555 device as 30% better at 18 months, only at 18 months - that is a technicality.
     
  7. cmartinez

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    Oh my... I had completely forgotten I posted the same subject on a different thread last month... maybe I need to get my brain shocked with one of those things... see if my memory improves...
     
  8. jpanhalt

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    I can assure that ECT* does not improve memory. Don't try it. ;)

    John

    *ECT = electroconvulsive therapy, aka shock therapy
     
  9. Motanache

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    To clarify first:
    1. Is it true that the technique has cellular effect
    2. It is false that it can treat something with this technique

    Many argue that there is evidence for point 1.
    And here it would appear logical point 2. It's fake. Here's mistake
     
  10. Motanache

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    And weirdest is that many people worry about self-treat, like they would treat something with it :) .

    It's like that:
    - I'm going to knotted railroad tracks !
    - Do not do this ! Can derail the train!

    When you read more about it, and you'll realize that it's not good.

    And you'll probably write books about it, the cake certainly have left