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Sunday 26 October 2014
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More evidence links pesticides to hyperactivity

A growing body of evidence is suggesting that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is a prime cause of attention deficit hyperactivity...

Chronic fatigue syndrome ‘may be caused by mouse-related virus’

Chronic fatigue syndrome may be caused by a rare mouse-related virus, new research suggests. Scientists found evidence of murine leukaemia...

Teens carry 30 per cent more BPA than rest of population

Teenagers may carry the highest levels of bisphenol A – about 30 per cent more than the rest of the population, according to the first...

Topical honey application works better then acyclovir for the treatment of recurrent herpes simplex lesions.

For labial herpes, the mean duration of attacks and pain, occurrence of crusting, and mean healing time with honey treatment were 35%, 39%,...

ADHD Could Be Misdiagnosed In Nearly 1 Million US Kids

Two studies published recently suggest there could be something wrong with the way ADHD is diagnosed in young children in the US, one found...

GMO Crop Sabotage on the Rise

While America frets the slick onslaught of GM (genetically modified) crops, the rest of world is taking action even at the risk of defying...

Estrogen-only therapy may not up lung cancer deaths

Women who use estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy don’t appear to be at increased risk of dying from lung cancer. That’s...

Extremely Resistant Superbug Is Spreading Internationally

A new superbug that makes an enzyme called NDM-1 which probably travelled back to the UK in patients who went over to India and Pakistan...

Chinese powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts.

China’s government is investigating reports that a brand of powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts. It is being alleged...

Our children aren’t sleeping and we’re medicating them

A new survey of child psychiatrists indicates that insomnia is a major problem among children in mental health treatment and at least a...