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According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 69 percent of American adults take supplements. But are supplements dangerous? The UK-based, international campaign group, the Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) recently revealed data1 showing that compared to supplements, an individual is:
- Around 900 times more likely to die from food poisoning
- Nearly 300,000 times more likely to die from a preventable medical injury during a UK hospital stay, which is comparable to the individual risk of dying
A new study from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center highlights a rise in the number of young children, over half a million each year, admitted to hospitals or seen in emergency departments because of unintentional toxic doses of prescription medication.
The increase in such exposures is so high that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established the PROTECT Initiative, with the goal of preventing unintended medication overdoses in children.
Dr. Randall Bond and colleagues involved in the study gathered information for 544,133 children 5 years of age and younger who had visited the emergency department (ED) More >
* Says 6 new PML cases as of June 7th
* Total PML cases stand at 55, up from 49 as of May 6th
BOSTON, June 17 (Reuters) – Six more patients taking Biogen Idec Inc’s (BIIB.O) multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri have developed a potentially deadly brain infection known as PML, the company said.
The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotechnology company said in
U.S. Centers for Disease Control Waits 60 Years to Study the Problem
(Info taken from http://orthomolecular.com)
(OMNS, October 13, 2008) The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has just released “the first report ever done on adverse reactions to antibiotics in the United States” on 13 Aug, 2008. (1) This is “the first report ever”? How is that possible? Antibiotics have been widely used since the 1940s. It is astounding that it has taken CDC so long to seriously study the side effects of these drugs. It is now apparent that there have been More >