Carrots, carrots, carrots, in a man

Another slight boost for the metaphor “you are what you eat”: “Carrot man: A case of excessive beta-carotene ingestion,” Randy A. Sansone [pictured here, in black-and-white] and Lori A. Sansone, International Journal of Eating Disorders, epub March 19, 2012. The authors The authors, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, report, about their report: “In this […]

Cat color and allergies?

Investigator G.J. Reynolds writes: Here’s a nice little set of papers on how the color of a cat affects its owners allergies. First, a 2000 abstract in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunologyestablishing that owners of lighter-colored cats have fewer symptoms than owners of darker-colored cats [one of the authors, Clifford Bassett, is pictured here in lieu […]