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Chemical cosh drugs ‘given to children aged three’ as prescriptions to treat hyperactivity soar

Laura Clark Daily Mail Prescriptions for ‘chemical cosh’ drugs to treat hyperactivity have soared four-fold in a decade amid evidence that children as young as three are taking the medication. The number of prescriptions for Ritalin leapt from 158,000 in … Continue reading

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Pycnogenol (French maritime pine bark extract) shown to improve menopause symptoms in new study

Katherine Davis EurekAlert Natural supplement found to reduce hot flashes and bloating and improve irregular heart beat and digestive problems. (March 7, 2012) – HOBOKEN, NJ – Half the population experiences menopause, and for those women, it is a condition … Continue reading

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Alcohol substitute that avoids drunkenness and hangovers in development

Source: Telegraph The new substance could have the added bonus of being “switched off” instantaneously with a pill, to allow drinkers to drive home or return to work. The synthetic alcohol, being developed from chemicals related to Valium, works like … Continue reading

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Aspartame – Sweet Misery

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener used in over 6000 products, and has been marketed as NutraSweet, Equal Spoonful, Benevia, NatraTaste. The food industry claims that aspartame helps in losing weight, however it is also host of many health problems such … Continue reading

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Bipolar kids: Victims of the ‘madness industry’?

Source: NewScientist THERE’S a children’s picture book in the US called Brandon and the Bipolar Bear. Brandon and his bear sometimes fly into unprovoked rages. Sometimes they’re silly and overexcited. A nice doctor tells them they are ill, and gives … Continue reading

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