Understanding Mast Cell Activation Disorders

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

Patricia Beggiato and her family run a restaurant in Washington, DC. About five years ago, their busy lives took a turn. “My husband always had allergies, heartburn and did not think that was anything to worry about. And then on July 10, 2010, he experienced what we thought was food poisoning after he ate shellfish […]


Gluten and Gluten-Related Disorders, Animation
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December

Gluten and Gluten-Related Disorders, Animation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Gluten is not a single protein, but a complex mixture of related proteins that constitute the bulk of protein stores in many grains. These proteins belong to 2 main classes: prolamins and glutelins. Gluten has unique viscosity properties that give the dough its elasticity. Because of its low costs, wheat gluten is widely used as […]


Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation
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November

Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergy refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system to otherwise harmless substances. Normally, the immune system raises immune response to protect the body from foreign invaders, such as bacteria or viruses, but does not react to non-infectious environmental antigens. In people with allergies, however, the immune system also reacts to these substances, producing allergic […]


The Allergy March
10
November

The Allergy March

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , /

Hi! I’m Melissa Raymond from Your Journey to Healing. I help parents of kids with eczema and allergies with bigger-picture, evidence-based information so they can stop wasting time searching for this information themselves and they can actually move forward through any barriers and actually get started with helping their child… I’m basically the research nerd […]


Why Being Too Nice Leads To Rejection – Marisa Peer
10
November

Why Being Too Nice Leads To Rejection – Marisa Peer

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

The thing that is the sexiest thing in the world is confidence. Confidence is really sexy. Needy people who find each other are really happy. It’s like, “I need you.” “I need you.” “I can’t live without you.” “I can’t live without you.” “I can’t be on my own, come with me.” That works because […]



How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia
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October

How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Are you sleeping restlessly, feeling irritable or moody, forgetting little things, and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport, or have to […]


The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT
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October

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Having an autoimmune disease, such as asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, allergies, or certain skin conditions, really is no fun, especially as a child. While you’re supposed to be running around and exploring–maybe making a snowman or water-ballooning someone’s house–you’re stuck in a hospital bed with varying amounts of pain. Luckily, it’s not all […]


We’re Boys Town National Research Hospital

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

We want to change the way America cares for children, for families, and for communities. “Bopp…Bopp… Bopp…Yes…Yes…Yes!” When she first heard her first sound, we were so happy we didn’t even cry, if that makes sense. Our ultimate goal is to get her to spoken language. “Hi Daddy!” “Hi Chloe!” “Daddy!” Being able to provide […]


The Vital Cells of Existence: The Science of Your Microbiome
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September

The Vital Cells of Existence: The Science of Your Microbiome

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

This is a family saga. An extended family relationship. We go a long way back, Seven or eight hundred million years back when multi-celled organisms first set off from our single celled ancestors on the tree of life. Something interesting happened. We never left bacteria behind. We took them with us. It was a partnership […]