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Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 2:48pm When a parent or grandparent has a child with seizures to care for, the seizures themselves are enough of a worry without the added possiblity that a sudden death could occur. In a July 27, 2010 article in the New York Times by Aliyah Baruchin, the statistics are given that 18% of all deaths in patients with epilepsy are due to sudden deaths ... Read on »
Study Shows Possible Link Between Deaths and ADHD Drugs by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 5:05pm By Shankar Vedantam Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Children taking stimulant drugs such as Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are several times as likely to suffer sudden, unexplained death as children who are not taking such drugs, according to a study published yesterday that was funded by t ... Read on »
A License to Kill? Part 3: After Gardasil’s Launch, More Victims, More Bad Safety Analysis and a Revolving Door Culture by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 May 2010 12:00am By Mark Blaxill  In parts 1 (HERE)  and 2 (HERE)  of this series, Age of Autism identified a disturbing pattern of conflicts within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding Merck’s Gardasil vaccine. In an unprecedented “public-private partnership,” researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NI ... Read on »
Rick Perry and The Conflicts of Government Licensed Corporate Profit: Merck & Gardasil by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Aug 2011 12:00am Last Spring, Mark Blaxill authored three posts about Merck's Gardasil HPV vaccine and the symbiosis of government and commerce. Texas Governor Rick Perry is in the news not only for his Presidential bid, but his close relationship with Merck, including  an attempt to mandate Gardasil for Texas girls in 2007. An attempt that fell f ... Read on »
Patient in Gene Therapy Trial Dies by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:26pm Rick Weiss of the Washington reports on the developments in a clinical trial for arthritis treatment with gene therapy: "A patient in a gene therapy experiment died on Tuesday in what may have been a reaction to a novel treatment for arthritis, federal health officials said late yesterday. The precise cause of death remains unexplained ... Read on »
ADHD Drugs Can Cause Sudden Death in Kids by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Jun 2009 7:44pm A common prescription for ADHD is a stimulant medication. You’ve probably heard the brand names Adderal and Ritalin. Problem is, stimulants like these make kids who take them 7 times more likely to die suddenly. What we found — to our surprise — is that even if you take out confounding factors, the association between stimulant use and ... Read on »
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month by Kelly Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Nov 2012 10:18pm November 1 begins National Epilepsy Awareness Month. The color for Epilepsy Awareness is purple. Each year, I try to post information to help advocate and promote epilepsy awareness and to help educate everyone about seizures, and what to do during a seizure emergency.  Usually, I get this post up on November 1, however this year with Halloween, ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA is investigating two deaths following injection of long-acting antipsychotic Zyprexa Relprevv by FDA Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 1:33pm Safety Announcement en Español [6-18-2013] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating two unexplained deaths in patients who received an intramuscular injection of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine pamoate).  The patients died 3-4 days after receiving an appropria ... Read on »
The Devil on my back by Girl Blue .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:41pm The Nightmare, by Henry Fuseli (1781) is thought to be one of the classic depictions of sleep paralysis perceived as a demonic visitation Over the past couple of nights I have been suffering from a wonderful bout of sleep paralysis and accompanying hallucinations, which is exactly the type of thing you need to go through during withdrawal ... Read on »
Officals Deny Vaccine Reaction in Child Death by Dr. Steve Nenninger Naturopathic Doctor Posted Sat 17 Oct 2009 10:02pm State probes unexplained death of Kings Park boy, 8 October 15, 2009 By MICHAEL AMON. AND MATTHEW CHAYES. michael.amon@newsday.com ., matthew.chayes@newsday.com The unexplained death of an 8-year-old Kings Park boy at Stony Brook University Medical Center has sparked a state Department of Health probe, authorities said Wednesday. Th ... Read on »