155th Health Research Report Synopsis 17 MAY 2013

155th Health Research Report Synopsis 17 MAY 2013   1. Vitamin C may head off lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers 2. Magnesium may be as important to kids’ bone health as calcium 3. Preterm infants may need 800 IU of vitamin D3 per day 4. Parents who suck on their infants’ pacifiers…

Insight: Evidence grows for narcolepsy link to GSK swine flu shot : Doctors are fearful of having their reputations ruined by reporting possible links

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent | Reuters – 8 mins ago STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Emelie is plagued by hallucinations and nightmares. When she wakes up, she’s often paralyzed, unable to breathe properly or call for help. During the day she can barely stay awake, and often misses school or having fun with friends. She is…

Cholesterol-lowering drug linked to sleep disruptions – Possibly promoting weight gain and insulin resistance

Cholesterol-lowering drug linked to sleep disruptions   ORLANDO, Nov. 7 — A cholesterol-lowering drug appears to disrupt sleep patterns of some patients, researchers reported at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2007.   “The findings are significant because sleep problems can affect quality of life and may have adverse health consequences, such as promoting weight…