Health

Potato and rice protein as a vegan alternative to whey protein

A study from the Centre for Nutraceuticals at the University of Westminster found that plant-based protein shakes may be potential viable alternatives to milk-based whey protein shakes, particularly in people with need of ...

Pediatrics

Child drownings in U.S. pools, spas are on the rise

(HealthDay)—Pool and spa drowning deaths among U.S. children are spiking upwards, and restrictions related to the COVID pandemic may also mean that fewer kids are getting the swimming lessons that might keep them safe, ...

Health

Growing appetite for meat alternatives in Brussels

Increasing numbers of people in Belgium are turning away from meat in favor of plant-based alternatives, according to new research from psychologists at the University of Bath, in collaboration with Belgian animal welfare ...

Health

Perils of the pandemic: Scooters, cleansers and button batteries

(HealthDay)—Fireworks, skateboards and button batteries are among the products associated with increased trips to the emergency room during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the U.S. Consumer Product ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Listeria outbreak spurs recall of queso fresco cheeses

All Queso Fresco cheeses made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc. have been recalled after being linked to a Listeria outbreak in four states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

Health

You snooze, you lose—with some sleep trackers

Wearable sleep tracking devices—from Fitbit to Apple Watch to never-heard-of brands stashed away in the electronics clearance bin—have infiltrated the market at a rapid pace in recent years.

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