Immunology

Tick bites implicated in meat allergy in japanese study

(HealthDay)—Tick bites can induce immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to galactose-α-1,3-galactose (α-Gal), a major IgE-binding epitope on red meat allergens, according to a study published online Nov. 9 in Allergy.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Saliva gland test for Parkinson's shows promise

Described as a "big step forward" for research and treatment of Parkinson's disease, new research from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute suggests that testing a portion of a person's saliva gland ...

Oncology & Cancer

RSNA: Breast CA risk estimates up from repeated prior CT use

(HealthDay)—The impact of different screening modalities on cancer risk has been quantified in two studies presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, held from Nov. 25 to 30 in Chicago.

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