Could simple Vitamin D be part of the answer for childhood obesity?

A simple course of Vitamin D supplements could help trigger weight loss in obese children and teenagers according to a new European study. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Athens Medical School, followed 232 obese children and teenagers over a 12 month period – 117 were assigned the simple task of taking […]

Expert warns kids may be exposed to harmful levels of additives in ‘off-label’ medication

Children may be exposed to harmful levels of preservatives and additives used in some medications due to ‘off label’ prescription of adult formulations, warns a Queensland-based pharmacist. Specialist Compounding Pharmacist, Matthew Bellgrove said he wanted to increase awareness of the risks amongst Australia’s medical community after a number of papers on the issue were published […]