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Experts question safety of acetaminophen

Heavy use of acetaminophen is associated with kidney disease and bleeding in the digestive tract.

Obese kids may be at even greater risk of cardiovascular disease than previously thought

About half of the children enrolled in the study had elevated blood pressure or dyslipidemia, and 14% had diabetes.

Growth monitoring may help identify celiac disease in kids

Screening children for five height- and weight-related differences in growth could be an effective means of spotting those with celiac disease.

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Experts question safety of acetaminophen

Experts question safety of acetaminophen

Heavy use of acetaminophen is associated with kidney disease and bleeding in the digestive tract.

Obese kids may be at even greater risk of cardiovascular disease than previously thought

Obese kids may be at even greater risk of cardiovascular disease than previously thought

About half of the children enrolled in the study had elevated blood pressure or dyslipidemia, and 14% had diabetes.

GLP-1 receptor agonist for 
type 2 diabetes

GLP-1 receptor agonist for 
type 2 diabetes

Not recommended as first-line treatment for patients inadequately controlled on diet and exercise.

Growth monitoring may help identify celiac disease in kids

Growth monitoring may help identify celiac disease in kids

Screening children for five height- and weight-related differences in growth could be an effective means of spotting those with celiac disease.

Despite risk, many providers yield to parental vaccine delay requests

Despite risk, many providers yield to parental vaccine delay requests

While most providers believe that veering from the recommended vaccine schedule is risky, they often agree to parents' wishes.

Breastfeeding may lower infant's allergy risk

Breastfeeding may lower infant's allergy risk

The findings advance the hygiene hypothesis theory that early childhood exposure to microorganisms affects the immune system's development and onset of allergies.

Novel test may be able to predict peanut allergy intensity

Novel test may be able to predict peanut allergy intensity

Current allergy tests are not very reliable when it comes to diagnosing a patient's reaction.

Immune changes found in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome

Immune changes found in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome

Evidence of immune system changes were only found in first three years of disease.

Can the time of day impact allergic reaction?

Can the time of day impact allergic reaction?

Symptoms and laboratory parameters of allergic disease exhibit prominent circadian variations, with symptoms worsening overnight or early in the morning.

Coffee may lower multiple sclerosis risk

Coffee may lower multiple sclerosis risk

Patients who regularly drank at least four cups of coffee a day were one-third less likely to have MS, compared with people who avoided coffee.

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