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Allergy Warnings on Food Labels Ignored by Confused Parents

Allergy Warnings on Food Labels Ignored by Confused Parents

Parents of kids with food allergies appear to be complacent in regards to food product warning levels, even in spite of their child's history of potentially life-threatening allergic reaction anaphylaxis. This is according to a new study published in the Medical Journal of Australia. Read More


Understanding "Good" Fat May Help Fight Obesity

Understanding

A recent understanding of the origins of brown fat cells - the "good" kind of fat that burns energy and keeps us warm - may lead to the discovery of new treatments for obesity. Researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston said they used a single molecular switch to turn immature ... Read More


What is Gastroenterology?

What is Gastroenterology?

Video: Dr. Jonathan Cohen of the Concorde Medical Group discusses Gastroenterology. Gastroenterology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on the digestive tract - from the mouth to the anus. Gastroenterolgy studies the functioning and disorders of the esophagus, stomach and intesti... Read More


Semen Allergies

Semen Allergies

Many of us suffer from allergies, even this time of year when the weather is getting cold. But here's an allergy that can be a year round allergy: one to your husband! In theory you can be allergic to anything that is foreign to your body. But parents, take caution: this allergy that women ca... Read More



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