August 02, 2010
Review Suggests Bias in Drug Study Reporting
Drug studies paid for by
the pharmaceutical industry are more likely to publish favorable
results than those funded by sources with no financial interest in
the findings, a new review has found.
Health Tip: Skateboard Safely
Skateboarding safely requires knowing how to
protect yourself. The popular sport contributes to more than 15,000
injuries each year, U.S. government statistics show.
Household Spray Cleaners Pose Greatest Danger to
The number of injuries to
young children caused by exposure to household cleaning products
have decreased almost by half since 1990, but roughly 12,000
children under the age of 6 are still being treated in U.S.
emergency rooms every year for these types of accidental
poisonings, a new study finds.
Western Diet Populates Kids' Stomachs With Bad
Children in an African
village who ate a largely vegetarian diet and were breast-fed until
the age of 2 had vastly different gut bacteria than children in a
European city who ate a Western diet and were breast-fed about only
half that time.