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Humans co-evolved with immune-related diseases — and it’s still happening

Some of the same mutations allowing humans to fend off deadly infections also make us more prone to certain inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s disease. In a Review published November 27 in the journal Trends in Immunology, researchers describe how ancestral origins impact the likelihood that people of African or Eurasian descent might… Read More »

CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »

It’s too easy to put the blame on ultra-processed foods

UPFs include everyday choices such as cereals, bread, baby food and flavoured milk It’s too easy to put the blame on ultra-processed foods Independent.ie Over half a century ago, we discovered that high blood cholesterol and high blood pressure greatly increased the risk of heart disease. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/healthy-eating/its-too-easy-to-put-the-blame-on-ultraprocessed-foods-38390116.html https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/healthy-eating/article38390115.ece/66ffe/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-08-12_lif_52349803_I1.JPG Email Over half a century ago, we… Read More »