Tag: "shellfish" at medical news
Memory loss associated with microbes
...substances known. Some species are responsible for shellfish
poisoning, caused by people eating shellfish
that have ingested the organism. The species identified in Maryland are Pfiesteria piscicida. It is ...
A Common Cause Of Allergy That Goes Unnoticed
... than 6 million Americans are allergic to fish and shellfish
and self-reported, physician diagnosed and/or ‘con... with fish allergies and 57 percent of people with shellfish
allergies, and these symptoms are not innocuous. Medical care was sought by 55 percent of those alle...
Global Seagrass Decline Affects Shallow-water Ecosystems
...y affected even the commercially valuable valuable shellfish
and fish, waterfowl and other wildlife, water quality, and erosion prevention. Short, who founded the global monitoring program SeagrassNet in 2001, has been studying eelgrass, a type of seagrass found in the Northern Atlantic, for more than 20 yea...
Health Canada Warns Against Excessive Consumption Of Lobster Tomalleys
..., can sometimes contain a toxin known as paralytic shellfish
poison. The agency explained that if ingested in large amounts the toxin causes tingling and numbing of the arms legs, headaches, dizziness and nausea. They went on to state that in rare cases it could even cause paralysis, respiratory difficulty or ...
Association Asks People To Tell Their Senator To Vote against The "National Food Uniformity Act"
...ling the safety of commodities like milk, fish and shellfish
that have a high risk of early contamination. They further stated that large supermarket chains and food manufacturers, who are being spearheaded by the powerful Grocery Manufacturers of America, are pushing for the bill. They explained that the bi...
Warning on Eating Shellfish Stepped Up
Continued reports of illness caused by eating raw shellfish
have made the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to... caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus, which grows on shellfish
in warm weather. According to the FDA, symptoms of the illness are watery diarrhea, often accompanie...
High-Fat, Copper-Rich Diets Associated with Increased Rates of Cognitive Decline
...illigrams per day. Organ meats, such as liver, and shellfish
are the foods with the highest copper levels, followed by nuts, seeds, legumes, whole grains, potatoes, chocolate and some fruits. Copper pipes may also add trace amounts of the metal to drinking water. Cognitive abilities declined in all participa...
Nothing Fishy About This
...kerel and tilefish.Instead, it recommends fish and shellfish
that are lower in mercury, such as shrimp and tilapia....
Are Oysters Really Aphrodisiacs?
...researchers analyzed bivalve mollusks - a group of shellfish
that includes oysters - and found they were rich in rare amino acids that trigger increased levels of sex hormones. The link was announced to 15,000 scientists in San Diego, California, at a meeting of the American Chemical Society. It generated poss...
Chondroitin may Not Have Any Beneficial Effect on Arthritis, New Study Says
...sorber. Glucosamine supplements are derived from shellfish
shells; chondroitin supplements are generally made from cow cartilage. In recent years, glucosamine and chondroitin have been widely promoted as a treatment for osteoarthritis.While arthritis means inflammation of the joints, and is the name given t...
Hunt for Sea Delicacy Taking a Toll in California
... the black market. Abalone are a special type of shellfish
or mollusk. The meat of this mollusk is considered a delicacy in certain parts of Latin America (especially Chile), South East Asia, and East Asia (especially in China, Japan, and Korea). The quest for the mighty mollusk is indeed deadly. Abalone h...
Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms
...and sea mammals ingest the acid by eating fish and shellfish
who dine on the algae. "In five years of study I...by swimming in algae blooms but consuming fish and shellfish
tainted with the acid can cause nausea, seizures and even death. The state Department of Health Se...
Now Viagra Oysters Could Appease Your Appetite and Boost Your Libido!
...mplishment is against the law and breaches the NSW shellfish
program under the food act. But May, who has patented the process, is unwavering and asserts that he will carry on harvesting the oysters and relocating them to tanks full of crushed Viagra because there is an overseas market. "We realise we will...
Flower-power on a Plate in Paris
...rab fantasy" spiced up with borage flowers and hot shellfish
oil. "We've tried to create proper dishes, not simply place a bunch of daisies in the middle of the plate", said Rouquette, adding that he had analysed each flower and selected it before creating a new dish in order that it "fit into the grid of a ...
Wordlist for Allergies to Help Cross-border Travellers
...dlist of more than 200 ingredients , from nuts and shellfish
to soya and gluten, that have been translated into 30 languages. The list, available on (http: www.food-info.net/allergy.htm), can be shown in restaurants when ordering a meal and to compare ingredients on food labels and packagings, say the compil...