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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Health News: 19 E. coli cases linked to Costco rotisserie chicken salad ♦ The myth about l-tryptophan in turkey ♦ Sea traffic pollutes our lungs more than previously thought

CDC: 19 E. coli cases linked to Costco rotisserie chicken salad The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced, there were 19 people from seven states sickened by the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 linked to consumption of Costco chicken salad made with rotisserie chicken. Five people were hospitalized and two developed hemolytic uremic syndrome
The myth about l-tryptophan in turkey Turkey itself doesn’t make you sleepy after a Thanksgiving meal. What makes you sleepy is eating very large quantities of turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pie. Turkey does contain tryptophan, but so do yogurt, eggs, fish, cheese and other meats.
Ebola vaccine is safe, stimulates strong immune response, A clinical trial of a new Ebola vaccine has found that it is well tolerated and stimulates strong immune responses in adults in Mali and in the US, according to a new study. The study, carried out in Mali, West Africa and Baltimore, included the first testing of this vaccine in adult health care workers and other at-risk persons in Africa.
Sea traffic pollutes our lungs more than previously thought New data show that the air along the coasts is full of hazardous nanoparticles from sea traffic. Almost half of the measured particles stem from sea traffic emissions, while the rest is deemed to be mainly from cars but also industries and natural particles from the sea.

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