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May 19, 2014
Tick Bites, Meat Allergies, and Chronic Urticaria
The rising incidence of tick-bite induced meat allergies may account for cases of previously unexplained (“idiopathic”) persistent hives among children.
June 13, 2012
Tongue Worm in Human Eye
A case report (and video) of the worm-like, bloodsucking parasite Linguatula serrata found in organ meats that can migrate through the intestinal wall, into the bloodstream, and then inside one's...
November 24, 2010
Allergenic Fish Worms
The role of a parasitic worm in allergic reactions to chicken and fish.
November 20, 2009
Sexually Transmitted Fish Toxin
There are neurotoxins in certain fish that can survive cooking and cause unusual symptoms.
August 28, 2007
Fecal Contamination of Sushi
The proportion of sushi that exceeds the national food standards guidelines for fecal bacteria levels.
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Nutrition recommendations for acid reflux (GERD), heartburn, and Barrett’s Esophagus?
Dairy and ear infections: is there an association?
Is raw milk healthy?
What about Semmelweis and medicine’s shameful handwashing history?
What’s the best source of those dates you like? (halawi, bahri, khadrawi)
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