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Jun

19

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New Research Looks at Long-Term Impact of Tonsillectomies

Posted by on June 19th, 2018 0 comments

When I was in grade school, it seemed as if nearly every kid would miss a week of school to have their tonsils removed. They would return to school bragging about their recovery spent eating ice cream, drinking milkshakes, and watching cartons.  I can almost acutely recall being jealous of these classmates.  After reading new… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Research


Jun

14

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Is a Missing Protein the Cause of Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Posted by on June 14th, 2018 0 comments

A National Institute of Health funded study finds that the absence of SPINK7 in cells lining the esophagus may be impacting those who have eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). The lack of this protein may cause inflammation and tissue damage. EoE is a chronic disease of the esophagus where white blood cells build up causing tissue damage… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Research


Jun

12

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Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Posted by on June 12th, 2018 0 comments

A NIH study shows a correlation between Vitamin D and miscarriage. “Our findings suggest that vitamin D may play a protective role in pregnancy,” said the study’s principal investigator Sunni L. Mumford, Ph.D. Vitamins aid in helping with normal growth and development in the body. Vitamin D is used to absorb calcium, one of the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Research


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