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Why Kids Are Most Likely to Develop Food Allergies

You may have ignored the symtoms as flu or common cold but a child we frequently sneezes or coughs a lot, often develops rash or hives and gets stomach stomach ache may be allergic to certain foods. If left untreated, allergies can lead to a potentially lethal anaphylactic …

You Gain the Most Weight in Early Adulthood

Here’s something to ponder as you consider whether to ditch that New Year’s resolution to exercise more: Your 20s are your prime weight-gaining years, according to data from the CDC. The data come from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey, which involves medical examinations of thousands of …

Indian Scientists Unlock the Health Benefits of Betel Leaf

The next time you hear the words meetha patta or madrasi patta, don’t ignore the humble heart-shaped popular mouth-freshener. Paan or betel leaf could provide the key to unlock an arsenal of anti-inflammatory drugs, claim Indian researchers. Scientists at University of Calcutta and Indian Institute of Chemical Biology …