Africa: The 2021 World Food Prize Recognizes That Fish Are Key for Reducing Hunger and Malnutrition
[The Conversation Africa] Fish and other aquatic foods are integral to diets for more than 1 billion people worldwide. Most of these people live in low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, close to rivers, lakes or the sea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Who's in this ocean? Tracking down species on the go using environmental DNA
(Tohoku University) A group of researchers carried out eDNA sequencing on jelly fish in the Florida Keys using a newly developed Fieldable eDNA sequencing kit to identify species that may be endangered, invasive or dangerous. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 21, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
WEDNESDAY, May 19, 2021 -- Fish oil supplements are associated with a significantly greater risk for atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients at elevated cardiovascular risk, according to a research letter published online April 28 in the European Heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Epigenetics study draws link between hatchery conditions and steelhead trout fitness
(Washington State University) Alterations in the epigenetic programming of hatchery-raised steelhead trout could account for their reduced fertility, abnormal health and lower survival rates compared to wild fish, according to a new Washington State University study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
What are Common Causes of Anaphylaxis?
Discussion Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction of the body. Usually anaphylaxis is IgE mediated but complement-mediated immune complex reactions or IgG mediated reactions can cause anaphylaxis. Usually mucous membranes or skin are involved, but it is a systemic disease process with at least 2 systems involved (respiratory is second most common followed by gastrointestinal system). The epidemiology is difficult to discern but the estimated incidence is about 50-112 episodes per 100,000 person-years and estimated prevalence is 0.3-5.1%. There is data supporting an increased incidence. Over...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news