Tag: "seafood" at medical news
Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming
...terium also can infect people who eat contaminated seafood
and causes nearly all seafood-related deaths in th...States, the agency says. While everyone who eats seafood
should be aware of the risk of infection, healthy swimmers don't need to worry, said Dr. Robert Atma...
China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares
...tly condemned a US ban on several types of Chinese seafood
products as "unacceptable", admitted on Friday that the products had indeed been pumped with banned antiobiotics. He said the products -- shrimp, dace, basa, catfish and eel -- were produced by unregistered fish farms. However, he repeated China...
US to Detain Seafood Imports from China
...n said it would block the import of farmed Chinese seafood
until importers could prove the shipments were fre...trol was imposed after regulators repeatedly found seafood
shipments contaminated with antimicrobial agents that are not approved for use in the United States,...
Tips to Maintain a Healthy Prostate
... foods such as wheat germ, tuna, herring and other seafood
and shellfish, beef liver, kidney, eggs, sunflower and sesame seeds, cashews, mushrooms, garlic and onions. Selenium reduces risk of prostate cancer. Get screened. PSA blood test and digital rectal exams are recommended annually, beginning at age ...
Fish Oil - Foils Cognitive Decline
...ed by Dutch researchers suggest that Omega -3 rich seafood
could protect against age-connected cognitive-decline. During the study, researchers evaluated the diet and cognitive function of 210 men, between the ages of 70 to 89. They did not suffer Alzheimer's disease. The study was conducted on the subjects...
Global Warming Could Increase Exotic Fish Poisoning
...ve a much bigger problem with toxins from algae in seafood
than we had 20 or 30 years ago," said Donald M. Anderson, director of the Coastal Ocean Institute at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. "We have more toxins, more species of algae producing the toxins and more areas affected...
Chinese-food Lovers, Beware
... other veggies. -Steer clear of deep-fried meat, seafood
or tofu. Order it stir-fried or braised. -Hold the sauce, and eat with a fork or chopsticks to leave more sauce behind. -Avoid salt, which means steering clear of the duck sauce, hot mustard, hoisin sauce and soy sauce. -Share your meal or take...
Specially Treated Prawns for Seafood Allergy Sufferers
...sts will soon be able to provide ‘safe prawns’ for seafood
allergy sufferers. Those who are allergic to seafoods// can consume these prawns without the fear of an adverse reaction. Researchers have taken a promising step towards removing from prawns the proteins that cause an allergic response without reso...
Fish Intake Linked to Higher IQ in Offspring
Eating more than 340 grams of omega-3-rich seafood
per week during pregnancy was associated with high...gnificant since it goes against recommendations of seafood
consumption during pregnancy, which state women should not eat more than 340 grams per week to avoid...
Pregnant Women Must Eat Fish-experts Warn
...of eight. It was seen that mothers who ate more seafood
than was considered to be safe according to US gui...: "We have found that when women had low levels of seafood
consumption, the outcome is exactly the opposite of what was assumed by the United States Advisory. ...
Chinese Government Warns Its People About Stomach Flu
...rope. People have been asked to avoid raw food and seafood
such as oysters. Though the Government is stressing on the preventive measures, Chinese doctors claim that it is only the flu and common cold cases which are on the rise these days. According to the National Centre for Disease Control and Preventio...
Eating Fish has more Benefits than Risks
...le data on the distribution of contaminants in our seafood
supply or on how the benefits might counteract the...fatty acids and other essential nutrients from the seafood
play a role in early development of brain in infants. However, government has advised women of child...
Fatty Fish consumption may reduce Kidney Cancer risk
...lean fish like cod, tuna and fresh water fish; and seafood
like shrimp, lobster and crayfish was observed. A food frequency questionnaire was given to the participants when the study began in 1987 and again in September 1997. 150 kidney-cancer cases were reported in the 15-year follow-up (1987-2004). Lower...
"Beach to Bedside" Study Focuses on Effects of Inhaled Toxins
...l findings to date, and three patents dealing with seafood
poisoning and pulmonary therapeutics have resulted from the work. Source-Newswise...
Iodine Deficiency affects IQ of Children
...ant mother. Iodine can be got from iodised salt, seafood
such as white deep water fish and shellfish, dairy products and certain vegetables. The researchers studied 54 women who were in the first trimester of their pregnancies and attending the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street. In addition th...
Chicken Dishes Back On Airline Menus
...pplying chicken. "We were serving mutton, fish and seafood
to some airlines, instead of chicken," Taneja said. --Edited IANS...
Indulge in sea food: no need to worry as benefits heavier than risks!
...s overwhelmingly been in favour of the benefits of seafood
consumption." Phillip Spiller, director of the O...4-7 times a week. The evidence still suggests that seafood
plays a role in reducing coronary heart disease , and new studies suggest that it may reduce the ons...
Rise in Mercury Levels in Supermarket Fish
...tion said that there is vast body of evidence that seafood
is one of the healthiest proteins. Increased level of mercury was found in canned albacore tuna, the subject of earlier federal warnings. The lowest levels of mercury were found in catfish, pollock, salmon, flounder and cod. Chinook or king salmon...
Fish Consumption Results In Higher Mercury Levels
...al are passed on to human beings through fish. The seafood
industry on the other hand contends that the dangers are outweighed by the benefits of eating fish. The mercury levels in human beings are reportedly particularly high in Hawaii. ...
FDA Moves In To Check Listeria
....S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against the seafood
processing company Pacific Shellfish, and its President Judd J. Brown. // This will effectively stop the company from producing, selling, and exporting its products. The company's ready-to-eat fish is reported to be contaminated, as a result of whic...