Picky eaters more prone to develop allergies

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Allowing children to be picky eaters could make them more prone to allergies. 

Mothers have traditionally been told to ‘cocoon’ their children by avoiding high-risk foods during pregnancy and while breastfeeding to protect them from potentially dangerous reactions. But allowing kids to be picky eaters could make them more prone to allergies later in life, scientists have warned.

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Romantic Candles Could Be Dangerous To Your Health

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Candlelight may be key to creating the perfect atmosphere for a romantic dinner or a relaxing bath – but it could also be a dangerous one, claim American scientists.

Researchers have found that the fumes from paraffin wax – the most common and cheapest form of candle wax – can be poisonous and even cause cancer.

 

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Experimental New Treatment For Peanut Allergy In Children

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New treatment for peanut allergies

Children suffering from potentially lethal nut allergies can now live normal lives for the first time following the success of an experimental new treatment.

Doctors at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge have developed a pioneering therapy which effectively “retrains” the immune systems of patients who have food allergies so that they become desensitised to the food.

 

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