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Gut microbiome may help prevent development of cow's milk allergy

7 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

New research suggests that the gut microbiome may help prevent the development of cow's milk allergy. Scientists at the University of Chicago found that gut microbes from healthy human infant donors transplanted into mice protected animals exposed to milk from experiencing allergic reactions, while gut microbes transplanted from infants allergic to milk did not.
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Researchers develop a smart T-shirt that monitors your breathing in real time

Researchers develop a smart T-shirt that monitors your breathing in real time

7 monthes ago   |   By Natural News

A study published in Sensors showed that a recently developed smart T-shirt, designed to provide real-time readings of the wearer's breathing rate, may have potential implications in diagnosing respiratory conditions. The smart T-shirt was created by researchers at Université Laval's Faculty of Science and Engineering and its Center for Optics, Photonics, and Lasers in Quebec, Canada. According...
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Teens are Addicted to a Highly Potent Form of Marijuana

Teens are Addicted to a Highly Potent Form of Marijuana

Marijuana addiction: More teens use a highly potent form of marijuana known as marijuana concentrate, reveals a new study. Read more ...

8 Trainer-Recommended Isometric Ab Exercises to Light Up and Completely...

8 Trainer-Recommended Isometric Ab Exercises to Light Up and Completely Exhaust Your Core

You do isometric ab exercises more often than you might realize, so these eight core-shaking examples will probably look pretty familiar. Isometric exercises are moves that... Read more ...

Passive Presence of a Romantic Partner can Help You Overcome Pain

Passive Presence of a Romantic Partner can Help You Overcome Pain

Are you single? Do single people suffer more pain? A new study highlights that even passive presence of a romantic partner can reduce pain. Read more ...

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Nicole Suggs of FSIS

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Nicole Suggs of FSIS

Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service, republished here... Read more ...

Scotland reports rise of E. coli infections in 2018

Scotland reports rise of E. coli infections in 2018

The number of E. coli infections recorded in Scotland increased in 2018, according to a report on surveillance data from the country. Cases of E. coli O157 decreased while... Read more ...

Assorted dried fruit recalled for undeclared sulfites

Assorted dried fruit recalled for undeclared sulfites

Krasnyi Oktyabr USA Inc. of Brooklyn, New York, is r ecalling its 500-gram packages of “Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dried Fruits - Apple” and “Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dried Fruits... Read more ...

Physicians Fear Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Changes may Distress or...

Physicians Fear Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Changes may Distress or Overwhelm Cancer Patients

Few physicians do not encourage cancer survivors enough to adopt healthy lifestyles as they fear that providing such advice would distress or overwhelm patients, reports a new... Read more ...

Spending Too Much Time on Your Phone Not So Bad for Mental Health

Spending Too Much Time on Your Phone Not So Bad for Mental Health

Are smartphones bad for mental health? Not so bad, says a new study. The key is to find the right balance. TV, Internet, online games, social media - all needs to be used in... Read more ...

Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood Visitors Reportedly Exposed to Measles

Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood Visitors Reportedly Exposed to Measles

A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles. Public health... Read more ...

Oxygen loss in ancient oceans led to mass extinctions - will history repeat...

Oxygen loss in ancient oceans led to mass extinctions - will history repeat itself?

The ongoing drop in ocean oxygen levels is not a new thing. Researchers warn that a similar loss of life-giving gas in the ancient oceans may have triggered a mass extinction... Read more ...