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New strategies for the possible elimination of schistosomiasis

A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine led by Dr. Long-De Wang's team of the Chinese Ministry of Health, has revealed possible measures to eliminate schistosomiasis, a intestinal...
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Pregnant women have iodine deficiency

The Department of Health of the Valencian Community has conducted a study in which it has included 232 women, with the aim of assessing the nutritional status of iodine in a group of pregnant women,...
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Food irradiation fights salmonella

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has estimated that irradiation of food High risk can prevent up to one million cases of foodborne illness each year in the United States.Dr....
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Green tea avoids depression

A study whose results have been published in the journal American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, show that men and women, from 70 years of age, who drink between two and three cups of green tea...
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Decrease meat consumption by 30%, improve the environment and health

Reduce the consumption of meat about 30%, would benefit the environment because it would contribute to lower CO2 emissions (carbon dioxide), in addition to improving the health of people who include...
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Greasy food weakens defenses

A group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have conducted a study that shows that frequent consumption of foods with high fat content may end up weakening the immune system.To...
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People with kidney problems should reduce the intake of nougat and marzipan

People with kidney disease have to control the consumption of foods that contain potassium, such as Marzipan and the nougat, so typical at Christmas, according to the Spanish Society of Nephrology...
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The nougat is a good food

On these dates so marked is the consumption of Christmas sweets, and not infrequently we look at them with suspicion, fearing an increase in weight. But on the contrary, and according to data from a...
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90% of children allergic to milk and eggs are cured

The Gregorio Marañón Hospital in Madrid has developed a program with the aim of treating children who suffer food allergy to milk and egg. To get rid of the disorder, they have administered a reduced...
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Frying in glass ceramic is healthier

A study that has analyzed the fumes that are generated when cooking with vegetable oils, such as soybean, safflower, rapeseed oil and lard, has detected potentially harmful polycyclic hydrocarbons...
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