Learn about the risks of taking codeine after childbirth whilst breastfeeding in this medical report.
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Susan Sharma: This is insider medicinein60 from Washington; two years after a wide spread E-coli out break the FDA has proved these of ionizing radiation for fresh spinach and lettuce. The irradiation process can help control harmful bacteria and give leafy greens a longer shelf life, to date several foods have been approved for radiation treatment including meat, poultry, spices and some times of shell fish. The foods most carry a special logo to indicate that they have been treated with radiation. From Toronto, according to research and the journal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics breast feeding mothers taking codeine after child birth may be putting their baby at risk researches have discovered that about one in 20 women alternate have a less codeine converting it into an excess amount for the potent narcotic muffin, which can end up in the breast milk the researches indicate that doctors and medical organizations may need to consider a change and prescribing factors. And finally from Sweden, a range was study in the journal respiratory research snoring may be linked to various factor in child hood and a study of nearly 16,000 people researches found that being hospitalized before the age of two suffering from ear infections that the child growing up a large family and being expose to a dog in the home as a now born well independent risk factors for snoring in later life the researches note that snoring is more than just in new sense as those who snore having increased risk fro heart attack, stroke and early death. For insider medicinein60 I'm Dr. Susan Sharma.