Health

Vitamin D deficiency associated with increased mortality risk

A study of more than 300,000 adults in the United Kingdom has found support for a causal relationship between vitamin D deficiency and mortality. These findings suggest a need for public health strategies to maintain healthy ...

Immunology

Guideline for diagnosing and managing pollen food syndrome

People with pollen food syndrome (PFS)—also known as oral allergy syndrome or pollen food allergy syndrome—experience an allergic reaction when consuming raw plant foods, and triggers can vary depending on an individual's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Development of psychosis influenced by neighborhood

A first-of-its kind study published in Schizophrenia Research looked at how demographic factors might play a different role in the development of non-affective psychosis (e.g. schizophrenia) when compared to affective psychosis ...

Other

Health risk due to micro- and nanoplastics in food

Five grams of plastic particles on average enter the human gastrointestinal tract per person per week. This is roughly equivalent to the weight of a credit card. Whether ingested micro- and nanoplastics pose a health risk ...

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