[LMB] We've been discussing gene engineering on people...

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Thu Oct 17 13:47:51 BST 2019


Sounds reasonable. Though I've heard a sweet tooth sometimes goes along with the tendency to become alcoholic. Coffee instead of sweets?
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It has been reported to me that "12-step" groups---Alcoholics Anonymous,
for example---practically run on coffee.  Might they be using it to
self-medicate and stay sober/clean/whatever?

On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 6:59 PM Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:

> Good question. I checked out an item on the DD list this morning - does
> caffeine help you focus - and am pleased to announce that whatever it did
> for me between the ages of 15 and 75, it now makes matters worse. For what
> that's worth.
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> On Sun, Oct 13, 2019 at 3:24 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > ... Oh, and it can be
> > diagnosed medically now, the latest research has found specific activity
> > patterns
> > in the brain associated with the condition. The research is still new,
> and
> > ongoing, but they're hoping that once they can identify and isolate all
> the
> > relevant patterns, they can find new therapies to redirect or retrain the
> > neural responses. Early days, as I say, but hopeful.
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> Is that real? Can they diagnose adults who, ahem, outgrew it?  *no they
> didn't. they just mask reallywell*
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