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Tartrazine - Weight Loss
This page contains links to eMedTV Other containing information on subjects from Tartrazine to Weight Loss. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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As this eMedTV article explains, tartrazine (also known as Yellow No. 5) is a food additive that may cause some people to experience itching or hives. This page discusses food allergy to tartrazine and explains the labeling laws for this additive.
- Tay-Sachs Chromosome
A mutation in the Tay-Sachs chromosome causes Tay-Sachs disease. This article from the eMedTV library provides a detailed look at this chromosome, including where it is located and how mutations in it are responsible for disease.
Teething is part of the growing process in which your baby's first teeth come in (and may cause pain). This eMedTV article describes this process in more detail, lists pain relief remedies, and explains when babies typically go through this stage.
During the tick removal process, avoid crushing the tick's body. As this eMedTV article explains, it is okay if the tick's mouthparts stay in the skin. This part of the archives explains the correct way to remove a tick.
- Vagus Nerve Stimulator
A vagus nerve stimulator is a surgically implanted device that can be used to treat epilepsy and depression. This eMedTV Web segment discusses this device in detail, including its side effects, success rate, and more.
- Weight Loss (Health Channel Home)
This eMedTV health channel contains dozens of articles on weight loss and obesity. These articles explain what a healthy weight is for an individual and how to get there, whether it's through lifestyle changes, drugs, or surgery.
- Weight Loss (Overview Article)
Your ideal body weight can be determined by using several factors, such as BMI and waist circumference. This eMedTV Web page describes these factors in more detail and outlines some guidelines for the ideal weight in adults and children.