Health News Brief: Red Meat Tied to Stroke Risk, TB Vaccine Promising as New Way to Fight Type 1 Diabetes, Mold Exposure in Infancy May Raise Asthma Risk American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

August 21, 2012   


Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Higher Risk for Gum Disease
A small study suggests that gum disease is four times more common among people with rheumatoid arthritis than healthy people, and it also appears to be more severe.
Source: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Read More

Mold Exposure in Infancy May Raise Asthma Risk
Infants exposed to certain types of mold are at greater risk for childhood asthma, according to a new study.
Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Read More

Red Meat Tied to Stroke Risk
Eating red meat -- including beef, pork, lamb, ham, hot dogs, sausage, and bacon -- may increase the risk of stroke, a meta-analysis showed.
Source: Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association Read More

Back to School Time
The excitement of school is here! Being a parent of a child with food allergies can perhaps be most stressful at the beginning of a
school year.
Source: The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network Read More

TB Vaccine Promising as New Way to Fight Type 1 Diabetes
A small trial of a vaccine already approved for tuberculosis found that the vaccine can kill the rogue autoimmune cells that are active players in type 1 diabetes.
Source: PLOS One Read More

Creative Lunch Ideas Make Food Fun for Kids

It's just lunch a brown paper bag with a simple sandwich, chips and an apple.

So why does packing it feel like such a chore?

Learn how to get creative:
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