Once again, Federal Health Guidelines Proven Wrong

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by newcastlefan, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    18,725
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    65,388
    Likes Received:
    24,060
    Apparently peanut allergies in kids can be prevented by exposing kids to peanuts at an early age. Another Federal health guideline proven inaccurate and harmful.

    More studies hint that it’s possible to “train” the immune system to tolerate peanuts even if it doesn’t want to by giving children with peanut allergies small amounts of peanuts over a period of time. But researchers now report that it may be possible to prevent peanut allergies altogether. In a study published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers led by Gideon Lack, a professor of pediatric allergy at King’s College London and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, found that non-allergic young infants who ate small amounts of peanuts at an early age had a much lower rate of peanut allergy than those who avoided nuts altogether for five years. http://time.com/3719341/peanut-allergy-cure-treatment/

    http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1414850

    Maybe its time to trash the federal guidelines as more and more of them are being proven incorrect, and now harmful?
     
  2. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo The Gun DawgShed News Gold

    Reputations:
    30,343
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    26,972
    Likes Received:
    21,195
    Too bad you weren't exposed to a gym at an early age
     
    Bro, Psyche, Gas Face and 6 others like this.
  3. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    18,725
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    65,388
    Likes Received:
    24,060
    I was; didn't help.

    Apparently your exposure to jizz at an early age led to your current love of other men.
     
    Psyche and XuXu like this.
  4. Ridic

    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2014
    Messages:
    10,646
    Likes Received:
    6,962
    :spit:
     
  5. Ridic

    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2014
    Messages:
    10,646
    Likes Received:
    6,962
    What if pregnant and breast feeding mothers added peanuts to their diets. Would that help eliminate the potential for a peanut allergy in their children?
     
  6. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

    Reputations:
    11,264
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    45,963
    Likes Received:
    18,611
    It was pretty dramatic, the number of kids with an allergy vs the ones that were exposed early and didn't develop an allergy.
     
  7. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    8,556
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    35,049
    Likes Received:
    16,074
    And kids that were born into a household with a pet dog don't have dog allergies.

    And a Farmer's kid isn't allergic to hay.

    Some shit is just obvious.
     
    Psyche and DrivenByDemons like this.
  8. Anfkid

    Anfkid Blue Banner Mafia Staff Member

    Reputations:
    52,028
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2012
    Messages:
    68,448
    Likes Received:
    70,364
    Is this shit for real? When we were all kids and I imagine we're all roughly the same age give or take a decade...do you remember ANY kid in school with a peanut allergy?? I remember one kid was a hemophiliac, one had diabetes but peanut allergies??? This is some sissy bullshit! Everyone's allergic to every fucking thing these days!
     
    Stew Nod and Ridic like this.
  9. Ridic

    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2014
    Messages:
    10,646
    Likes Received:
    6,962
    We also didn't have anyone with autism. Just kids who were weird.
     
  10. Micheal Kenyon

    Micheal Kenyon Here

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2013
    Messages:
    11,406
    Likes Received:
    13,035
    they changed the nutritional guide lines again also. Eggs are back to good.
     
  11. EasyJesus

    EasyJesus Papi Gold

    Reputations:
    34,972
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    38,679
    Likes Received:
    25,262
    :lol:
    @garypagetwo
     
  12. Capn Crud

    Capn Crud Green means go! VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    5,717
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    66,146
    Likes Received:
    10,239
  13. sfgirl

    sfgirl Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    49
    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    4,566
    Likes Received:
    3,210
    what I don't get is why all of a sudden (well within the past few years or so) do so many kids have this type of allergy. I don't recall it ever being a big deal when I went to school, or when my kids went to school. what has changed?
     
  14. banksy

    banksy Like a 40 degree day VIP

    Reputations:
    3,530
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    75,239
    Likes Received:
    9,108
    Wut
     
  15. Capn Crud

    Capn Crud Green means go! VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    5,717
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    66,146
    Likes Received:
    10,239
    [​IMG]
    The more you know
     
  16. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

    Reputations:
    11,264
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    45,963
    Likes Received:
    18,611
    I never knew of any hyperactive or ADD kids growing up either. Now half the kids are on Ritalin.
     
  17. Micheal Kenyon

    Micheal Kenyon Here

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2013
    Messages:
    11,406
    Likes Received:
    13,035
    Everyone, including the parents, craves attention? I don't know.
     
  18. ltd86

    ltd86 Racist Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2013
    Messages:
    36,004
    Likes Received:
    35,131
    [​IMG]
     
    Zarathustra and Lemmy like this.
  19. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member DawgShed News

    Reputations:
    41,467
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    25,241
    Likes Received:
    22,451

    We had two dogs when my son was born. He had an asthma attack when he was almost 2 that he needed to be hospitalized for. After he was released, we took him to an allergist shortly after and found that he was extremely allergic to dogs. We had to re-home them. He hasn't had an asthma attack since and started sleeping through the night. Also, his constant congestion was gone.
     
  20. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

    Reputations:
    12
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2011
    Messages:
    120,890
    Likes Received:
    24,046
    goddamn this has to be the most boring thread in the world