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Transformers: Recovery
Infants who were fed some egg between 4 and 6 months of age reduced their risk of developing an egg allergy by 40 percent, while babies who ate peanut between 4 and 11 months were 70 percent less likely to develop a peanut allergy than those who first ate peanuts when they were older. Before you start spooning up the peanut butter and scrambling eggs, the study's authors urge caution. The study samples were small, they note, and they didn't look at factors such as the rate of allergic reactions after infants were fed these foods. Still, it's reason for hope. Food allergies affect one in every 13 kids in the U.S. Eight foods are behind 90 percent of all allergic reactions: eggs, peanuts, milk, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. These allergies have been steadily rising in developed countries around the globe, yet experts can't figure out why. The London researchers didn't find enough evidence that introducing milk, fish, shellfish, tree nuts (like almonds) and wheat to babies reduced the risk of them getting allergies. If you're allergic to peanuts, be careful of who you smooch. Peanut allergens stay in saliva for hours after a person noshes on the nuts, and severely allergic people can die if they kiss someone who has recently eaten peanuts or peanut products.
Electronic cigarettes closely resemble the real thing. You're at your favorite restaurant, enjoying a meal. A diner at the next table is puffing on a cigarette, letting out a cloud of smoke. Because smoking isn't allowed in the restaurant, you're thinking about asking the smoker to put the cigarette out. But before you protest, consider this: Your neighbor may not be smoking at all. Electronic cigarettes, also known as smokeless cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or e-cigs, are an alternative method of consuming nicotine, the addictive chemical found in tobacco. Manufacturers often design e-cigarettes to look like regular cigarettes, but they contain no tobacco and don't require a match -- or any flame at all. There's no fire, no ash and no smoky smell. E-cigarettes do not contain all of the harmful chemicals associated with smoking tobacco cigarettes, such as carbon monoxide and tar. Manufacturers and satisfied customers say the e-cigarette is a healthier alternative to tobacco cigarettes, which cause millions of deaths every year.
Ever wonder how your camera knows what you're looking at? See more cool camera stuff pictures. ­ Autofocus is that great time saver that is found in one form or another on most cameras today. In most cases, it helps improve the quality of the pictures we take. In this article, you will learn about the two most common forms of autofocus, and find out how to determine which type of autofocus your camera uses. You will also learn some valuable tips about preventing the main causes of blurred pictures when using an autofocus camera. How Do I Know Which Autofocus System My Camera Has? Is Autofocus Always Accurate and Faster? When Should I Use Manual Focus? Autofocus (AF) really could be called power-focus, as it often uses a computer to run a miniature motor that focuses the lens for you. Focusing is the moving of the lens in and out until the sharpest possible image of the subject is projected onto the film.
Sales are showing some signs of slowing early in 2011. In the January-February period, vehicle sales were 10% year-over-year to 3.15 million vehicles in China, down from 84% growth a year earlier. While this is a concern, the absolute sales growth in China is still staggering. General Motors, a rising player in China, reported a 34% year-over-year rise in its February sales to 184,498 vehicles. While good, this was well below the record 268,071 sold in January. GM and its Chinese partners sold 2.35 million vehicles in 2010, well above its U.S. Yes, there is clearly some slowing in the Chinese auto market, but I view dips as opportunities to buy for those with a longer-term view. Given that only about 41 in 1,000 Chinese own vehicles, according to some industry pundits, there is clearly ample room for growth, especially as the income levels continue to rise. This fact will drive vehicle sales going forward to the point where China will likely remain the top auto market in the world. The area of expensive or luxury vehicles is booming in China. The middle class is growing at a staggering pace, with more millionaires being created. When consumers find wealth, a big-ticket item they buy is a vehicle. The richer they become, the more they spend on vehicles. The sale of luxury cars is surging in China, according to auto industry researcher J.D. Power and Associates. The rate is well above what we are seeing in other industrialized countries. There are numerous ways to play the Chinese auto sector. You can buy an auto company with exposure to China, such as the major global automakers. Alternatively, you can also buy Chinese auto-parts makers.
Some users say e-cigs have helped reduce their "smoker's cough," sharpened their senses of taste and smell, and even improved their sleep. The electronic cigarette was invented by Chinese pharmacist Hon Lik, who patented the device in 2003 and introduced it to the Chinese market the following year. Numerous companies are now selling e-cigarettes to customers around the world. But as e-cigarette smoking -- or "vaping" as it's sometimes called -- has grown in popularity, some have concerns about its safety, including the possibility that the vapor created by the devices contains dangerous chemicals. Is the electronic cigarette a cleaner, healthier choice for smokers? Or is it a dangerous device with hidden risks? Both viewpoints have their merits, but on the next page we'll start with the basics: how the product works, and why it's popular. Lighting a traditional cigarette causes the tobacco to burn, releasing smoke that contains nicotine. The user breathes in the smoke to deliver nicotine to the lungs.|Can you be addicted to wheat? Wheat has had a rough time of it lately. Consumption is down, the number of people on gluten-free diets has skyrocketed (so much that the backlash has already started), and everywhere you turn it seems someone is warning of the hidden dangers of wheat. But what, exactly, is the case against wheat? Yes, it's loaded with carbs, and we probably eat too much of it, but is wheat actually toxic? Well, it depends whom you ask. Without a doubt, wheat is toxic to people with celiac disease. When you have celiac disease, your immune system produces antibodies that attack the intestinal lining when you've eaten anything containing gluten. Then your damaged intestines have trouble absorbing many nutrients, especially calcium and iron, causing your health to go down the tubes. People can also be allergic to wheat and gluten, just as they can to any other food.

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