Learn how ingesting food additives and coloring can make children hyper in this medical report.
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Dr. Susan Sharma: This is insidermedicine in 60. From Southampton, food additives and coloring can make children hyper. A study of 3 and 9 year olds showed that after ingesting drinks with additives and coloring, children became much more hyper. The patients were not known to have ADHD and were otherwise healthy. From Scotland, women with breast cancer should make sure to keep taking their tamoxifen. A study shows than women with breast cancer who filled 70% or less of their prescriptions were 16% more likely to die. Ten percent of women did not fill their prescriptions. From San Francisco, clues to high breast cancer is more aggressive in those of African-American ancestry are surfacing. The difference appears to be related to a much higher rate of estrogen negative cancers. These tumors are more resistant to current treatments for breast cancer. And finally, from Maryland, what do scientist Stephen Hawking, internet mogul Larry Page and junk-bond king Michael Milken have in common? Inspired by Craig Venter, who sequenced his own genetic material, all three are interested in following suit. The estimated price tag $2 million. Experts suggest waiting a few years may result in a precipitous fall in price. Just like the iPhone. For insidermedicine in 60, I'm Dr. Susan Sharma.
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