Severe Peanut Allergies Linked to Gut Reaction

A new study of 19 people who suffer from severe peanut allergies found an abundance of allergy-causing immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies in the gut, providing valuable insights into the mechanisms of severe allergies to peanuts and other foods, which together affect as much as six percent of the U.S. population.Read

LANCET: 34% of COVID-19 Survivors Diagnosed with Neurological or Psychiatric Condition within 6 Months

COVID-19 Survivors and mental health

One in three COVID-19 survivors received a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis within six months of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, an observational study of more than 230,000 patient health records published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal estimates. The study looked at 14 neurological and mental health disorders. Study using electronicRead

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Deficiencies & Potential Mechanisms in ADHD

ADHD

Deficiency in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) has recently been investigated as a potential pathogenetic mechanism in ADHD ((Stevens et al, 1995). Although current pharmacotherapies, such as methylphenidate and atomoxetine, are able to improve ADHD symptoms, there is still about 20-40% of patients with ADHD who do not benefitRead