The risk of developing an alpha-gal syndrome from a tick bite is higher than originally thought. Scientists found that alpha-gal is present in the saliva of certain tick species whether they recently fed on mammal blood or not.
Public Health February 25, 2019
Researchers reviewed previous studies linking processed and red meat to cancer. They confirmed that eating bacon, ham, sausages, and other similar types of food increase the risk of breast cancer.
Public Health October 4, 2018
The number of Americans with red meat allergy caused by tick bites increased from 3,500 two years ago to 5,000. Is there an established treatment for alpha-gal allergy?
Public Health June 27, 2018
Experts suspected that a red meat allergen could also cause the saturated fats to accumulate in the arteries found in the heart. The researchers noted previous studies, which found that tick bites could spread this type of allergen.
Public Health June 16, 2018
The World Cancer Research Fund released a new set of recommendations for cancer prevention. It encouraged people to reduce or eliminate consumption of red meat and sugar-sweetened drinks, along with changing their diet and lifestyle.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018
In a new interview with GQ, Nusret Gokce, formerly known as Salt Bae, opened up about his diet and workout regimen. The chef claimed that he actually does indulge in the red meat that he serves because it helps him get through the day.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2018
Well-done red meat may increase the risk of hypertension, according to a paper presented to the American Heart Association. Experts suggest to cook fresh meats in the right temperature, just enough to kill harmful bacteria.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018
Researchers have found a link between blood pressure and the way meat is cooked. Their study shows that meat cooked at high temperature can pose risks to a person's health.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2018
Eating French fries and other fried potatoes twice per week can raise the risk of early death. What other popular food can increase a person's likelihood of dying early?
Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2017
Replacing even just one portion of red meat a day with chicken or fish has been found to help in reducing risks of developing diverticulitis in men.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2017
Researchers discovered E.coli genes that can survive the temperature recommended by federal authorities for cooking beef. This means ground meat-based food items need to be cooked at higher cooking temperatures to keep them safe from E.coli bacteria.
Public Health June 4, 2016
Researchers from Mayo Clinic found that daily consumption of red meat shortens life expectancy. They recommend including diet education in preventive care and treatment plans.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 8, 2016
A huge fan of eating red meat? If you don’t combine it with servings of fruits and vegetables, it may increase your risk of getting older than you look.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016
The Danes have an ethical obligation to lower the impact of climate change and one way to achieve this is to reduce their red meat consumption. Animal agriculture is one of the key drivers of increased greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
Earth/Environment April 29, 2016
Eating high-glycemic carbs could be as dangerous as eating red meat or smoking cigarettes when it comes to lung cancer, researchers find. What are other risk factors discovered in the study?
Life March 11, 2016
Another study adds to the growing research on the link between consumption of meats cooked at high temperatures and an increased cancer risk. The particular danger: kidney cancer, believed to be increasing due to the meat-loving Western diet.
Life November 9, 2015
WHO findings suggest that processed and red meat are among the main causes for bowel cancer. Experts however are quick to assure that this does not mean that meat should be off the menu just yet.
Life October 27, 2015
A U.N.-based health agency says there is probable evidence that all mammal meat causes cancer, and conclusive evidence that processed meat does.
Life October 26, 2015
Scientists from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health have discovered that men with prostate cancer who consume more processed meat and fat in their diet are two-and-a-half-times more likely to die from causes related to their illness compared to patients who ate more healthily.
Life June 2, 2015
Meat-eaters, beware! Researchers have found that consuming a lot of meat, which results in a diet high in acid, influences the progression of chronic kidney disease.
Life February 16, 2015
Want to eat meat but none of the ill effects? Try plant protein. Scientists may be able to help you with their work on soy, pea and algae coming along nicely.
February 13, 2015
Here’s additional proof that eating red meat can be bad for you. Researchers from UC San Diego identify how Neu5Gc works to increase cancer risks.
Life December 30, 2014
Gut bacteria are to blame for why eating red meat could lead to heart problems. Researchers are now hoping that their findings would aid in the development of treatments that would block the process and prevent such complications.
Life November 5, 2014
Eating less meat can help save the environment and also address the global food demand. Experts suggest that people should have only two portions of red meat in a week.
Earth/Environment September 1, 2014
A growing number of people were forced to give up their love for red meat after they were bitten by the lone star tick. The bite induces an allergic reaction that causes people to get hives and experience swelling after beef, venison and other red meats.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 14, 2014
A tick bite could have an unfortunate side effect – a meat allergy. People are reporting allergic reactions to red meat after being bit by Lone Star ticks.
Life August 13, 2014
Doctors in the U.S. have seen a rise in tick bites that are related to an allergic reaction to eating meat. The link between the bug bite and meat allergy was discovered a few years ago, but the cases have now spread across the U.S.
Internet Culture August 8, 2014
A new study concludes that there is a correlation between red meat consumption early in adulthood, and an increased risk of breast cancer later in life. Poultry, legumes, nuts and fish fare much better by comparison.
Life June 12, 2014
Higher red meat intake and a larger number of moles both may be associated with increased risks of breast cancer in women, according to three different studies. While biological causation was not found, there were significant associations in the studies.
Life June 12, 2014
Getting bitten by lone star tick, commonly found in wooded areas, can get you to develop an allergy to a type of sugar found in red meat known as alpha-gal.
Life March 11, 2014