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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Health News: Seafood company ordered to cease operations ♦ Raw milk benefits don't outweigh health risks ♦ Why popular antacids may increase bone fractures

Seafood company ordered to cease operations A seafood importing and processing company in Los Angeles, CA, has been ordered to cease operations until it can institute safe manufacturing practices. The permanent injunction was announced Monday After a recall of “improperly eviscerated”...
Report to MD government: raw milk benefits don't outweigh health risks Drinking raw milk has an increased risk of foodborne illness, according to a report prepared for the Maryland General Assembly. Last year, the House of Delegates’ Health and Operations Committee was considering a bill to legalize the on-farm sale of unpasteurized milk
Wearable device helps vision-impaired avoid collision An obstacle course was used by researchers to evaluate a wearable collision warning device they developed for patients with peripheral vision loss. They found the device may help patients with a wide range of vision loss avoid colliserationsions with high-level obstacles.
To survive,parasites mixes and matches its disguises Researchers found an unexpected diversity of protein coats within populations of Trypanosoma brucei, challenging the conventional understanding of the dynamics that allow the parasite to persist. Orchestrated costume changes make it possible for certain nasty microbes to outsmart the immune system,
Why popular antacids may increase chance of bone fractures Newly research details a discovery explaining why the 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of bone fractures.

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