Tag Archive: children

May 09

Dr. Buttar, Advanced Medicine Monday, Lymphatic Stasis Relief, Statins at 55, Environmental Toxins & More on The Robert Scott Bell Show May 9, 2011

It’s Advanced Medicine Monday with Dr. Rashid Buttar! What’s on tap? Vascular health, cadmium detox, and superbugs! I will ask Dr. Buttar about the importfance of the lymphatic system in cancer as well. Why do oncologists seem to always want to remove lymph nodes? How about gall bladders? Also, The 9 Steps to Keep the …

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Sep 17

Vitamin D Triumphs over Vaccines In Latest Study

If scientists discovered something that worked better than vaccines at preventing influenza, you’d think they would jump all over it, right? After all, isn’t the point to protect children and adults from influenza? A clinical trial led by Mitsuyoshi Urashima and conducted by the Division of Molecular Epidemiology in the the Department of Pediatrics at …

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Sep 13

TV Damages Children’s Health

Toddlers who watch television are significantly more likely to have poor health and poor educational performance by age 10, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Montreal and published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. “Although we expected the impact of early TV viewing to disappear after seven-and-a-half years …

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Sep 08

Meet Big Pharma’s Newest Scam

Recalls of prescription and over the counter drugs are surging in the U.S. The FDA reported more than 1,700 recalls last year, compared to less than 430 in 2008. One single company, drug repackager Advantage Dose, accounted for more than 1,000 of those recalls. But even excluding Advantage Dose, recalls jumped 50 percent last year. …

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Sep 07

Government Pays For Flu Shots, “Free” To Public

Getting a flu shot will be far easier this fall than last, with retailers already stocking millions of doses and free shots available through Medicare and private insurance, officials say. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius says the federal Affordable Care Act mandates for the first time that Medicare and private health plans …

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Aug 27

Finland Suspends H1N1 Vaccine, Suspects Narcolepsy

The Finnish National Institute for Health (THL) proposed suspending vaccinations for H1N1 swine flu, due to suspected links to increased narcolepsy in children and adolescents, the body announced this week. Six cases of narcolepsy, a chronic disorder causing excessive daytime sleepiness and extreme fatigue, have been reported after patients had been receiving the Pandemrix vaccine. …

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Aug 26

India Halts Vaccine Program After Deaths

Vaccine programmes grind to a halt in India once more, when four children died after they received the measles vaccination in Lucknow. The four children were reported to have fainted soon after they were vaccinated and witnesses reported seeing the children

Aug 24

Research Raises Conern About ADD Diagnoses, Kids’ Ages

Suspicion has long existed that maybe a significant percentage of kids diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were really just livelier than was warranted for a classroom environment. Or, rather, immature. As staff writer Melissa Healy noted about a previous study detailed in the article Growing up with, and out of, ADHD: “Researchers found …

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Aug 24

Study Links Pesticides to Attention Problems

Children whose mothers were exposed to certain types of pesticides while pregnant were more likely to have attention problems as they grew up, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday. The study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, adds to evidence that organophosphate pesticides can affect the human brain. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley tested pregnant …

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Aug 13

Gut Germs May Underlie Western Allergies

Germs living in the gut may cause higher rates of allergies, chronic stomach upsets and even obesity among children living in rich industrialized countries, researchers reported on Monday. They compared intestinal bacteria between European Union children and young villagers in remote Burkina Faso, and found enough differences to help explain disparities in chronic disease and …

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