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Study sheds new light on the role of IgA in food allergies

A recent Science Translational Medicine study reports that food-specific immunoglobulin A (IgA) present in the human gut does not provide protection against food allergies. Study: Food-specific immunoglobulin A does not correlate with natural tolerance to peanut or egg allergens. Image Credit:…

Weekly weight loss drug reduces BMI in teens

Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 analog that can reduce hunger, thus supporting weight loss. In a recent New England Journal of Medicine study, researchers report that a weekly dose of semaglutide led to a significant body mass index (BMI) reduction…

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the urine of Danish infants

As concerns regarding the effects of exposure to potentially toxic substances on fetal and infant health rise, researchers report the finding of several endocrine-disruptor chemicals in Danish infants in a recent Environment International journal study. More specifically, this study found that breastfeeding…