DEA Healthcare Industry Breaking News: October 2009

Psychiatric Meds Can Bring on Rapid Weight Gain in Kids
After a median follow-up period of nearly 11 weeks, these patients had gained 10 to 19 pounds on average, depending on the drug. Kids on Zyprexa gained the most, on average, while those taking Abilify gained the least. More...

The 10 least nutritious breakfast cereals
Brands marketed to kids have 85% more sugar, 65% less fibre and 60% more sodium, study finds. More...

Immortality Enzyme Wins Three Americans Nobel Prize
Three American scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine for research on cell division and the "immortality enzyme" that can help cells multiply without damage, illuminating conditions including cancer and aging. More...

Autism Cases On The Rise
1 in 91 children now affected. 10 years ago it was 1 in 150. 40 years ago it was 1 in 5000. More...

NHS Trust suspends cervical cancer vaccinations after girl, 14, dies within hours of jab
Natalie Morton, who attended the Blue Coat Church of England School in Coventry, died in hospital after receiving the Cervarix jab. The Department of Health has refused to say whether it would still allow tens of thousands of girls across the country to receive the jab in the months ahead. More...

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