Posted by: Patricia Lewis | January 6, 2016

Is Hormesis – the Low-Dose Effect – Real? – American Council on Science and Health

Source: Is Hormesis – the Low-Dose Effect – Real? – American Council on Science and Health

http://acsh.org/author/alex-berezow/

“One of the cornerstones of any epidemiological investigation into causation is a concept known as dose-response. It is relatively straightforward: The bigger the dose, the bigger the response. If a person drinks one cup of coffee, he will wake up; if he drinks 10 cups, he will bounce off the walls. At some point, the dose becomes so large that it no longer increases the response, which is why the dose-response curve is “S-shaped.” “

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