Posts Tagged "medication"

Risk of Parkinson’s disease increases with statin drug use

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 27, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) What if the drug meant to treat you actually gave you a different, just-as-bad disease? A report published in the medical journal Movement Disorders says this could be the case with statins, linking the use of the drugs to an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease. Statins are a class of drugs prescribed to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The drug works by blocking the liver enzyme responsible for the production of cholesterol. By...

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Number of Children Poisoned by Medication Rising Dramatically, Study Says

Posted on Sep 27, 2011 in Health & Wellness

ScienceDaily (Sep. 16, 2011) — The number of young children admitted to hospitals or seen in emergency departments because they unintentionally took a potentially toxic dose of medication has risen dramatically in recent years, according to a new Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study. The rise in exposure to prescription products has been so striking that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has established the PROTECT Initiative, intended to prevent unintended medication overdoses in children. Randall Bond, MD, an emergency medicine physician at Cincinnati...

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