bionet.neuroscience.not.aspartame

Andrew K. Groves grovesa at starbase1.caltech.edu
Sat Aug 26 12:29:34 EST 1995


In article <Pine.NEB.3.91.950826042333.12779A-100000 at max.tiac.net>, Mark
Gold <mgold at max.tiac.net> wrote:


> In 1992, an independent researcher, Camfield (Neurology;42:1000),
> showed that children with a history of seizures who ingested a single
> dose of aspartame had abnormal EEG spike waves. 

So why is this single dose study more valid than the other single dose
studies that you rubbish?

> 
> I disagree.  I believe that the most important key is to distinguish 
> between the industry studies which are almost always flawed to the point 
> of being worthless and the independent studies which usually show 
> adverse reactions caused by aspartame.  And whatever you do, watch 
> out for the industry "reviews" which are just one convincing-sounding 
> mis-statement after another.
> 

Just out of interest, how can one tell whether a study is an 'industry
study' or not?

-- 
Andy Groves
Division of Biology, 216-76
California Institute of Technology



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