Tag Archives: Pediatrics

Synthetic stimulants called ‘bath salts’ act in the brain like cocaine

Les Lang EurekAlert CHAPEL HILL, NC – The use of the synthetic stimulants collectively known as “bath salts” have gained popularity among recreational drug users over the last five years, largely because they were readily available and unrestricted via the … Continue reading

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INFANT VACCINES PRODUCE AUTISM SYMPTOMS IN NEW PRIMATE STUDY BY UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCIENTISTS

SafeMinds.org ATLANTA, GA -Findings released today showed that infant monkeys given vaccines officially recommended by the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) exhibited autism-like symptoms. Lead investigator Laura Hewitson of the University of Pittsburgh and colleagues presented study … Continue reading

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10,000 Crazy Vaccines!

Sandy Lunoe Vactruth.com There was a storm of amazement  and disbelief when Dr. Paul Offit, vaccine industry insider and perhaps the most widely stated defender of vaccine safety, made the outrageous statement that each infant would have the theoretical capacity to … Continue reading

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Children who develop asthma have lung function deficits as neonates

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests. “Previous research on the relationship between neonatal lung function and the … Continue reading

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More children now living with ‘life-limiting’ conditions

Paula Gould EurekAlert The number of children with conditions such as muscular dystrophy, neurodegenerative disorders or severe cerebral palsy who are surviving into adulthood has been underestimated, a new study shows. Research led from the University of Leeds, has shown … Continue reading

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Kids have been sleep-deprived for more than 100 years: study

Karen Kaplan Baltimore Sun Worried that your children aren’t getting enough sleep? You’re not alone. As one prominent educational psychologist put it, “physicians and writers on school hygiene agree that children are likely to receive less sleep than is needful … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Making Your Child Depressed?

Source: PR Newswire Since its very beginnings, Facebook seems to have had a love-hate relationship with its users. Now, another controversy has emerged following the release of an American Academy of Pediatrics report addressing a new phenomenon described as “Facebook … Continue reading

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Want your kids to do better in school? Try exercise

Source: Reuters Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to school, according to an international study. The findings, published in … Continue reading

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Kids under 2 should play, not watch TV, doctors say

Source: MSNBC Children under age 2 should avoid watching TV as much as possible, according to a new policy statement from the nation’s largest group of pediatricians, who suggest the tots should play instead. The idea that TV programs are … Continue reading

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In a new report, a large group of American doctors urge kids and teens to avoid energy drinks and only consume sports drinks in limited amount.

Source: Reuters The recommendations come in the wake of a national debate over energy drinks, which experts fear may have side effects. “Children never need energy drinks,” said Dr. Holly Benjamin, of the American Academy of Pediatrics, who worked on … Continue reading

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