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The effects of a double blind, placebo controlled, artificial food colourings and benzoate preservative challenge on hyperactivity in a general population sample of preschool children
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    Where's the effect?

    Dear Editor

    Having been an interested observer to the Feingold Hypothesis many years ago, I was startled to see it rise from the dead (highlighted in many medical excerpting services).

    I eagerly downloaded this article, and shortly thereafter, my thoughts could be paraphrased in a well-done American advertisement: "Where's the meat?"

    Figure 3 screamed at me one obvious conclusion: "Parents a...

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    Feingold revisited and acknowledged

    Dear Editor

    I remember the days of cramming for exams, working part-time and checking off the remaining days to the end of the torture in my diary.

    I am talking about the seventies, when petrol crises alternated with political disasters like the Nixon Gate. It was then that we first heard of Dr Feingold's revolutionary findings: Apparently, colourings and other chemicals in food and environment could caus...

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