New version of common antibiotic could eliminate risk of hearing loss — ScienceDaily

A commonly used antibiotic can be modified to eliminate the risk that it will cause hearing loss, a study in mice has demonstrated. The newly patented antibiotic, N1MS, cured urinary tract infection in mice just as well as sisomcicin, but did not cause deafness, study results show. The study presents a promising new approach toContinue reading “New version of common antibiotic could eliminate risk of hearing loss — ScienceDaily”

‘Darwinian’ test uncovers an antidepressant’s hidden toxicity — ScienceDaily

Because of undetected toxicity problems, about a third of prescription drugs approved in the U.S. are withdrawn from the market or require added warning labels limiting their use. An exceptionally sensitive toxicity test invented at the University of Utah could make it possible to uncover more of these dangerous side effects early in pharmaceutical developmentContinue reading “‘Darwinian’ test uncovers an antidepressant’s hidden toxicity — ScienceDaily”

Sugar toxic to mice in ‘safe’ doses, test finds — ScienceDaily

When mice ate a diet of 25 percent extra sugar — the mouse equivalent of a healthy human diet plus three cans of soda daily — females died at twice the normal rate and males were a quarter less likely to hold territory and reproduce, according to a toxicity test developed at the University ofContinue reading “Sugar toxic to mice in ‘safe’ doses, test finds — ScienceDaily”

Re-parenting your Inner Child | Boundaries of the Soul

Reblogged excerpt from the article: Re-parenting your Inner Child | Boundaries of the Soul.   We have seen clearly in my previous set of posts how an inner critic is formed from the defense mechanisms used by the wounded, criticised child and how these can be taken forward into adulthood. Part of the process ofContinue reading “Re-parenting your Inner Child | Boundaries of the Soul”

Oral drops can give kids needle-free relief from asthma, allergies

May 6, 2013 — Allergy shots are commonly used to treat children with severe environmental allergies and asthma, but under-the-tongue drops may offer yet another beneficial — and stick-free — option for pediatric allergy sufferers, according to a Johns Hopkins Children’s Center review of existing scientific evidence. via Oral drops can give kids needle-free reliefContinue reading “Oral drops can give kids needle-free relief from asthma, allergies”

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS

ATTENTION DEFICIT AND HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS by Lawrence Wilson, MD © December 2009, The Center For Development Today one out of every five children is diagnosed with a behavior or learning disorder. It is often a nightmarish experience for both parents and children. Also, the problem does not necessarily end when the children grow up. ItContinue reading “ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS”

Behavioral problems linked to cortisol levels: Study finds intervention needed as soon as behavioral problems appear

Behavioral Problems Linked to Cortisol Levels: Study Finds Intervention Needed as Soon as Behavioral Problems Appear Feb. 10, 2011 — Cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, seems to behave in contradictory ways in children. Some youngsters with behavioral problems have abnormally high levels of cortisol, while others with identical problems have abnormally low levels. What’s goingContinue reading “Behavioral problems linked to cortisol levels: Study finds intervention needed as soon as behavioral problems appear”

Reblogged: Want to Sleep Better? First, Reduce Your Cortisol Levels then Follow These Six Key Tips / All Body Ecology Articles

Here in America, recent statistics indicate that 1 in 8 people have difficulty falling or remaining asleep. Many adults are turning to drugs such as Ambien that have reported side effects like amnesia, sleep walking and unconscious “sleep-eating” during the night. Even preschoolers have insomnia. We have learned from the hundreds of parents in ourContinue reading “Reblogged: Want to Sleep Better? First, Reduce Your Cortisol Levels then Follow These Six Key Tips / All Body Ecology Articles”

High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play)

High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play) What we feed our children now will affect them their whole lives.  Raw and whole foods provide necessary nutrients for brain and physical development, as well as emotional well-being. Recently, research has found high fat food actually alters our brains resulting in addiction similar toContinue reading “High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play)”

Our High Sensitivity: Both A Gift and Vulnerability to Anxiety

Reblogged article Our High Sensitivity: Both A Gift and Vulnerability to Anxiety. Our High Sensitivity: Both A Gift and Vulnerability to Anxiety by Douglas Eby   Source: Rutgers Along with the many benefits of our high sensitivity trait, we may also be especially susceptible to anxiety. One aspect of a highly sensitive nervous system canContinue reading “Our High Sensitivity: Both A Gift and Vulnerability to Anxiety”