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Health Tip: Signs That May Warn of Lactose Intolerance

Including abdominal pain (HealthDay News) — Lactose intolerance means the body can’t properly digest lactose, a sugar naturally found in milk and other dairy products. The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse says common symptoms of lactose intolerance, which usually develop within two hours of dairy consumption, include: Abdominal pain. Bloating. Excess gas. Nausea. Diarrhea. –…

Exercise a Likely Tool for Parkinson’s Patients

Mobility improved with regular activity, study finds By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) — Patients with Parkinson’s disease can improve walking, muscle strength and fitness with moderate exercise, a new study finds. Difficulty walking is a hallmark of this central nervous system disorder, and current treatments don’t preserve mobility as the disease…

Some Kids May Overcome or Outgrow Egg Allergy, Study Suggests

Children were able to tolerate baked eggs during food challenges in controlled setting By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) — Early new research offers some hopeful findings for parents of children with food allergies. One new study suggests that some children with hen egg allergies could safely consume such eggs if they…

Better Economic Status Tied to Peanut Allergy in Kids: Study

For children aged 1 to 9, living in affluent household may raise risk, researchers say FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) — Children in more affluent families are more likely to develop peanut allergy, a preliminary study suggests. The researchers said their findings support the theory that a lack of exposure to germs during early childhood…

Health Tip: Eat Enough Legumes

They’re healthy and low in fat (HealthDay News) — Beans, peas and lentils are examples of legumes — nourishing foods that pack a lot of energy. The University of Michigan Health System says the benefits of legumes include: They’re low-fat foods and are an excellent source of antioxidants. They’re protein-rich and a good source of…