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Atopic conditions increase the risk of future pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis is most likely to be observed in children after atopic dermatitis, food allergy or asthma, with statistical agreement with allergic rhinitis, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in Orlando. Although atopic dermatitis, food allergy and asthma are risk factors for future eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), researchers also …

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Scientists hope to save the Northern White Rhino from extinction

This Friday, July 28, 2017, zookeeper Zachariah Mutai will pick up Sudan, the world's last male rhinoceros, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia County in Kenya. The health of 45-year-old Sudan is deteriorating and its caregivers said on Thursday, March 1, 2018, that his "future does not look good". (AP photo / Joe Mwihia, file) While the health of …

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"Biostatis" could prevent death from traumatic injuries

Washington, March 6 (PTI) The US Defense Research Agency is developing treatments that can slow down biological processes in life-threatening injuries and extend the critical "golden hour" in which the patient's life can be saved. 19659002] When a soldier suffers a traumatic injury or an acute infection, the time from the event to the first medical treatment is usually the …

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Scientists hope to save the Northern White Rhino from extinction

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The health of the world's last male rhinoceros in Kenya is decreasing. A global team of scientists and conservationists, with the help of the two survivors, is making an ambitious effort to prevent the subspecies from extinction Participants in the project to create white rhino embryos by in vitro fertilization say that Their success does not depend …

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New study highlights the behavior of white molds in soybeans

Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois Published 11:51 p. CT March 5, 2018 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The fungus that causes mold in soybeans and other crops behaves differently in the United States and Brazil, according to a new study from the University of Illinois "White mold, also called Sclerotinia stalk rot, occurs worldwide In the US, the fungus needs a cold …

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ANC calls for an investigation into the packaging of listeriosis-linked products

The African National Congress (ANC) has requested an investigation into the quality of packaging used in products associated with listeriosis. "The ANC urges the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) to initiate an investigation in several identified food processing plants to determine if the packaging materials used in these products are not inferior and comply with basic hygiene standards. " …

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Southern Africa: Government bans cold meat imports

By Sibongile Maruta The government has banned the import of sausages into the country, mainly from South Africa, after a bacterium called Listeria, which causes foodborne illnesses, breaks out. Listeria was traced back to cold meat. In a statement issued yesterday, the Permanent Secretary for Health and Child Care, Dr. Gerald Gwinji, Zimbabwe has not yet registered any cases of …

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What about IBD life has taught me to be a doctor

I am a gastroenterologist specializing in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. I also have a niece and a nephew who live with IBD. But it was my grandmother with Crohn's disease who instructed me to see her doctor while I was studying medicine at the University of Chicago. From this first meeting with Dr. …

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