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A team of our researchers has linked sensitivity to an allergen found in red meat with increased buildup of fatty plaques in the arteries of the heart.
Meat Sensitivity Spread by Ticks Linked to Heart Disease
June 15, 2018

The meat allergy spread by ticks continues to get more interesting -- and concerning. A team of our researchers led by Coleen McNamara, MD, has linked sensitivity to the allergen in meat to increased buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries of the heart. Note that I said "sensitivity to…