Potential threats to child brain health: Daily exposure to heavy metals in baby food could build up over time, warns experts

Baby foods are laced with trace amounts of toxic heavy metals that can build up over time through daily exposure and impair children’s brain health, reported the consumer advocacy group Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF). The organization found that 95 percent of nearly 170 commercial baby foods contained lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium, with one in four products containing all … Continue reading Potential threats to child brain health: Daily exposure to heavy metals in baby food could build up over time, warns experts

Study tests 130,000 children for coronavirus, finds only 4 percent ever had it

A study led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) shows that only four percent of the children tested in seven of the nation’s major pediatric centers were infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19. Published Nov. 23 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, the findings suggest that children are less likely to catch the disease and may be able to mount a better … Continue reading Study tests 130,000 children for coronavirus, finds only 4 percent ever had it

US health experts warn about giving coronavirus jabs to children

Top vaccine scientists advising the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have warned against giving children a vaccine against the coronavirus. The scientists said COVID-19 develops differently in children: Most get mild or almost no symptoms, with a small proportion developing multi-inflammatory syndrome – which can be fatal. Vaccines currently in phase three trials base their data from adult participants. … Continue reading US health experts warn about giving coronavirus jabs to children

Child care and COVID-19: Study reveals child care centers don’t drive COVID-19 infections

Child care centers that stayed open during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. did not contribute to the spread of the disease, according to researchers from Yale University in Connecticut. In particular, the team found no evidence of child care being a contributor to COVID-19 transmission between children and adult providers. When the … Continue reading Child care and COVID-19: Study reveals child care centers don’t drive COVID-19 infections

Health experts raise concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccination for children

Two health experts have voiced their concerns regarding immunizing children against the coronavirus. During an Oct. 22 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hearing, pediatric infectious disease expert Dr. Cody Meissner brought up the issue of safety in testing a COVID-19 vaccine on children. Meissner, a member of the FDA’s Biological Products Advisory Committee, told his fellow committee members … Continue reading Health experts raise concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccination for children

Big Pharma now recruiting innocent children as guinea pigs for coronavirus vaccine experiments

As the pharmaceutical companies participating in Operation Warp Speed round the corner towards the soon release of their vaccines for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the push is on to start testing the jabs on the remaining and final batch of human guinea pigs: young children. Just last week, Pfizer Inc. was granted permission to begin tests of its … Continue reading Big Pharma now recruiting innocent children as guinea pigs for coronavirus vaccine experiments

Science proves that fluoridated water damages children

While it may be argued that continuing to use fluoridate toothpaste and mouthwash is beneficial in helping to prevent dental caries, lacing entire water supplies with the stuff is overtly anti-science, no matter how one dices it. This is why Food & Water Watch, the Fluoride Action Network (FAN), the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, and … Continue reading Science proves that fluoridated water damages children

Childhood cancer caused largely by environmental factors, report finds

For children in the U.S., cancer is the leading cause of death from disease. Worldwide, cancer has become so prevalent and devastating that some may use the phrase “like curing cancer” when describing something unfeasible or highly complicated. Yet in September, a team of more than 60 stakeholders and leaders in the health, science, business, policy and advocacy sectors … Continue reading Childhood cancer caused largely by environmental factors, report finds

Cannabidiol (CBD) found to alleviate seizures in those with neurodevelopmental conditions: Study

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the 113 organic compounds in the Cannabis sativa plant, commonly known as hemp. Previous studies on CBD have focused on its medicinal uses for pain relief, epileptic seizures, insomnia and Parkinson’s disease. But a recent study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) found that CBD could also benefit children and adults suffering from Angelman syndrome … Continue reading Cannabidiol (CBD) found to alleviate seizures in those with neurodevelopmental conditions: Study

Fluoride linked to IMPAIRED kidney and liver function in adolescents, warn researchers

A study that was recently published in the Environment International journal showed just how dangerous fluoride can be in adolescence. The study looked at the relationship between the levels of fluoride in young people’s drinking water and blood and the health of their kidneys and livers. The adolescents studied were part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey. … Continue reading Fluoride linked to IMPAIRED kidney and liver function in adolescents, warn researchers