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Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies, a study says

Nov 19, 2018

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Licking Pacifier to Clean It May Cut Allergy Risk

Nov 18, 2018

SEATTLE — Licking a pacifier to clean it before giving it to your child might help prevent allergies, according to research presented here at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. Parental sucking of the pacifier might transfer health-promoting microbes from parent to child, said Eliane Abou-Jaoude, MD, from the […]

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Experimental Drug Shows Promise Protecting Against Peanut Allergies

Nov 18, 2018

The incidence of peanut allergies in children has risen 21% in the U.S. since 2010. Photo: Patrick Sison/Associated Press 0 Comments By Peter Loftus Peter Loftus The Wall Street Journal Biography @Loftus Peter.Loftus@dowjones.com Nov. 18, 2018 9:44 p.m. ET An experimental drug derived from peanuts protected some children and adolescents with life-threatening peanut allergies, according […]

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Sucking on your infant's pacifier could protect against allergies, research says

Nov 18, 2018

Sonja Haller USA TODAY Published 7:13 PM EST Nov 18, 2018 Parents, don’t be afraid to suck. That’s the advice of new research that, while distasteful – maybe literally, depending on where the pacifier’s been dropped – could protect infants from developing allergies.   The findings are being presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, […]

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Just Cutting Calories is Not the Key to Losing Weight

Nov 18, 2018

Just Cutting Calories is Not the Key to Losing Weight Just cutting calories is not the Key to losing weight, according to a new clinical trial. The Secret to shedding excess weight is eating a low-carb, high-fat diet, researchers found. Among 164 adults in a weight-loss study, those placed on a low-carb, high-fat diet burned […]

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Montana deer test positive for brain wasting disease

Nov 18, 2018

Three deer have tested positive for the disease. (iStock) Montana wildlife officials say three deer in Blaine County have tested positive for a brain wasting disease. The Great Falls Tribune reports that the deer found to have chronic wasting disease were all harvested within a priority surveillance area. The testing results prompted wildlife officials to […]

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