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Fiber and Allergy Prevention

High-fiber diet protected mice against allergy to peanuts. If food is the new medicine it could mean a way to prevent allergies. A study from Monash...
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Celiac Disease: Defined

OVERVIEW Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, in which eating gluten causes damage to the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in grains like...
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Spinal Manipulation and Heart Health

If you haven’t visited a chiropractor before, you could be missing out. More than 30 Million Americans receive the benefits of chiropractic care every...
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Movement “Milestones” in Babies

Babies who stood early scored better on cognitive tests by age four. It's a classic joke that when new parents talk about their babies they...
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Itching and the Immune System

A study showed patients with chronic itching had immune system irregularities. A chronic itching problem might seem like no big deal, even if it is...
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How Gut Bacteria Affect Celiac Disease

People with specific gut bacteria developed celiac disease. Celiac disease--the inability to tolerate food containing gluten--has long puzzled scientists. The puzzle may have finally been...
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Cystic Fibrosis: Defined

Overview Cystic fibrosis is a disease of the secretory glands, which create mucus and sweat. It mainly affects the lungs, pancreas, liver, intestines, sinuses and...
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How Melanoma Becomes Resistant to Treatment

Melanoma cell mechanisms that promote resistance to treatment identified. The skin cancer known as melanoma can become resistant to treatment, but new research is beginning...
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Prostate Cancer Treatment

Would You Trade Side Effects for More Time? Continuous hormone therapy more effective than intermittent in treating prostate cancer. Some people are quick to throw in...
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Could a Common Drug Return Stolen Memories

Alzheimer’s disease treated with mefenamic acid, common NSAID Alzheimer’s may be one of the saddest diseases to watch overtake a loved one. It often begins...