TRC #373: WHO Processed Meat Cancer Study + The Science of Gremlins + Do Bras Cause Cancer?

GizmoBOO! This week, Darren looks closely into the reporting around the recent published study from WHO’s cancer agency (IARC) regarding links between cancer and the consumption of red and processed meat. Adam applies logic to break down the science of Gremlins. Finally, Cristina takes on another controversial post on Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle blog Goop suggesting wearing a bra causes cancer.

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Show Notes

WHO Processed Meat Cancer Claim

CBC

Lancet

Reuters

Wikipedia

Guardian

The Science of Gremlins

Metamorphosis – Wikipedia

Real animals that function like the Mogwai from Gremlins [closed]

X-inactivation – Wikipedia

Cat coat genetics – Wikipedia

The Genetics of Calico Cats

Ash’s Bulbasaur – Bulbapedia

Do Bras Cause Cancer?

Buzzfeed: Here’s What Doctors Say About The Theory That Bras Cause Breast Cancer

Breastcancer.org: Dr, Marisa Weiss

Goop: Could There Possibly Be a Link Between Underwire Bras and Breast Cancer??

Dr. Jen Gunter: Hey Gwyneth Paltrow, a GYN says stop scaring women about bras and breast cancer

Goop: Dr. Habib Sadeghi Bio

American Cancer Society: Breast Cancer + Bras

CEBP: Bras and Breast Cancer

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4 Responses to TRC #373: WHO Processed Meat Cancer Study + The Science of Gremlins + Do Bras Cause Cancer?

  1. -DeeT says:

    That first segment reminded me of this fun song by Joe Jackson (“Everything Gives You Cancer”).

  2. Nick says:

    Another great episode. I am really enjoying aDam’s ridiculous stories followed by scientific explanations.

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