Learn why not to use cough and cold medicines in children less than 2 years old, as the medicine has been linked to many side effects and even a handful of deaths in this medical report.
Read the full transcript »

Female Speaker: This is InsiderMedicine in 60. From Maryland the FDA is warning parents not to use cough and cold medicines in children less than two this is because the medicine has been linked to many side-effects and even handful of deaths. Dextromethorphan, a cough depressant can cause neurological problems and hallucination and Pseudoephedrine and can cause high blood pressure and disturbances. From Washington, age may help a lot of things but not summit Everest. Researchers analyzed over 2,000 attempts of climbing Mount Everest and noted that nearly 5% of those over 60 who attempted to summit the height this rate is three times that of younger climbers. Also from Washington, the giant toy maker Mattel is recalling some quarter million toys due to potential health risk associated with lead based paints. The problem appears to be related to toys made in China. Believe the risk of lead poisoning related to playing with toys painted with the lead based paint if they are removed. Lead can cause damage to the central nervous system especially in those of children who are less than two and finally from London, so much for eating for two a study in rat showed that babies of those who eat junk food during pregnancy and lactation showed a preference for junk food. In addition the offspring of those fed junk foods eat much more food than those whose mothers who are exposed to a normal diet. For InsiderMedicine in 60.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement