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Tick Bites Related To Meat Allergies
2012-06-21 07:33:01

Beware of tick bites, meat lovers! Researchers recently reported a link between bites by Lone Star ticks and meat allergies.

2010-03-01 06:29:30

According to a US study, eating meat may be a much more common trigger for severe and possibly deadly allergic reactions -- known as anaphylaxis -- than originally believed.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.