TOURETTES DISORDER (TD)
Tourettes disorder is a brain condition that begins in childhood, causing children to make tic sounds or words and body movement (mototr tics), beyond their control. With this disorder, children are found to be depressed or unhappy, some even have ADHA or OCD. To better understand this disorder go to www.mentalhealth.com/book/p40-gtor.html
NEW BREAST CANCER GENE FOUND
In the Oct. 29 issue of The Lancet, a new gene called CHEK2 has been found to be 1% to 2% responsible for Breast Cancer in women. The two most known causing genes are BRCA1 and BRCA2. Remember, if you have not had a check up for Breast cancer this year please do so.
THE NEXT TIME YOU HAVE SURGERY MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THAT EXTRA OXYGEN.......THAT EXTRA OXYGEN REDUCES YOUR RISK OF INCISION SITE INFECTIONS.....
UMBILICAL CORD PARTNERS
The umbilical cord blood of a baby can help the treatment of heart disease . For more information on said treatment go to www.cordpartners.com
HEART STEM CELL TRIAL
700 Patients in London over the next four years will be in a clinical trial to test their own stem cell to treat heart disease. www.rxpgnews.com/clinicaltrials.shtml
FAKE FLU VACCINATIONS
There were 1,000 Exxon Mobil employees and 14 residents of a senior citizens home in Baytown, Texas, near Huston injected with what U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg called fake vaccine. Harris County authorities said, 35 year old owner, Iyad Abu Hawa of Comfort & Caring Home Health, was contracted to give the vaccine. The syringes were filed with purified water the night before. Prosecutor Rosenberg said there were no ill effects from the shots. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051029/ap_on_he_me/fake_flu_shots
LEECHES AS CARDIOVASCULAR DRUG
Don"t laugh, but scientist are interested in using the leech because it contains molecules that might be useful in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. http://www.rxpgnews.com/research/cardiology/article_2711.shtml
Disney Princess Bracelet Key Rings with item #24405 printed on the back and sold at Walgreens and Wal-Mart from November 2003 through June 2005 for about $3 dollars are being recalled. The jewelry contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children. So please take that key ring and return it to Monogram International Inc.
Also recalled is the 2004-05 Hyundai Elantra, the occupant classification system in the right front seat might misclassify a child-retraint seat as an adult, letting the right front bag or side-impact air bag deploy in a crash, causing injury to the right front passenger. Dealers will reprogram the OCS unit. Owners should call 1-800-633-5151.
ILLEGALS HIRED TO MAKE MREs
Here we go with Texas again. An employment agency, The Tollin Group in San Antonio, who does business as Remedy Intelligent Staffing was fined $20,000 dollars and ordered to pay $414,000 dollars in civil penalties, put on a five year probation and barred from The Department of Defense contracts for three years, for hiring illegal immigrants to work at the nations top producer of military battlefield rations.
The Company hired illegal immigrants and tried to cover it up by falsifying employment eligibility forms. The illegal immigrants were hired to work for Wornick Co. who makes MREs, meals ready to eat for our military.