Archive for November, 2008

Man With Bipolar Disorder And Anxiety Attacks Responds To Chiropractic Care

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

The October 20, 2008 issue of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research reports on a case study of a 52 year-old man with Bipolar Disorder and depression who showed measurable, significant improvement after getting under chiropractic care. When this patient was examined by the chiropractor, he reported achy low back pain and mild diffuse pain … Continue reading

Over Half Of Drug Safety Studies Never Published

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

The September 23, 2008 issue of Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine published a report that says more than half of drug safety and efficacy studies that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) used to approve new drugs goes unpublished, their information unavailable for public review. In the study, researchers examined the approval of … Continue reading

Why Flu Shots For Kids Don’t Work

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Two reports this week showed the flu vaccine may not be effective in preventing health problems in children. One study revealed that flu shots in the past two seasons did not reduce doctor visits or the risk of hospitalization for flu in children age 5 and younger. Another showed that MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus … Continue reading