Monthly Archives: April 2011

Researchers Develop A Faster Way To Diagnose Celiac Disease

- The following article was written by Erika Gebel and reprinted by permision from Chemical and Engineering News. Judging by their symptoms, people with celiac disease could have food poisoning, depression, or iron deficiency. As a result, doctors often have trouble diagnosing the serious immune disorder. To develop a better test for the disease, researchers have made a device that can detect ...

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Recall: Jennie-O Recalls Ground Turkey Breast

Jennie-O Turkey Store is recalling close to 55,000 pounds of frozen ground turkey breast that was sold exclussively at Sam’s Clubs.  The ground turkey may be contaminated with salmonella.  Salmonella can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever and is extremely dangerous for those with compromised immune systems.  

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Swiss Researchers Find Zinc Prevents and Cures Acid Reflux Better Than Drugs

  Researchers in Switzerland have made the welcome discovery that the essential nutrient zinc effectively inhibits gastric acid secretion in humans. The researchers were investigating whether zinc could lead to a rapid and sustained increase of stomach pH (more alkaline) in both animals and humans and provide a rapid acid suppression therapy. They demonstrated that zinc offers a new and ...

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