Concern at Doping of Erratic Elderly

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Concern is growing about the doping of elderly rest home residents with anti-psychotic drugs. British research shows the practice – soon to be the subject of a New Zealand study – can result in premature death. Researchers from King’s College in Britain compared the life expectancy of people with dementia and prescribed anti-psychotic medication with… Read more »

Marijuana: Some Unexpected Consequences

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Marijuana is considered by many to be a benign drug, not deserving of concern or prohibition. Two recent reports are worth knowing about. In Leipzig, Germany, 29 patients were admitted to the hospital with classic symptoms of lead poisoning. They had abdominal pain, nausea, anemia and fatigue. One patient had hallucinations and peripheral neuropathy. All… Read more »

LIA Foundation Lectures June 2008

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Dr. Sosin will be speaking on oral and intravenous nutritional therapies in Autism at the LIA Foundation Conference on Saturday June 28, 2008. If you would like to learn more about this conference, please visit www.liafoundation.org

EARLY PSA FOR PROSTATE CANCER

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PSA measured in men 44-50 years of age is a strong predictor of future prostate cancer.  In general, a PSA over 4 is considered abnormal and suspicious for the presence of prostate cancer.  However, PSA levels are age related, and older men on average have higher PSA levels than younger men.  In a study involving… Read more »