Article of Interest: Switching to Vegan or Ketogenic Diet Rapidly Impacts Immune System

June 18, 2024

Our team at the Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “Switching to vegan or ketogenic diet rapidly impacts immune system” from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Researchers at the National Institutes of Health observed rapid and distinct immune system changes in a […]

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Article of Interest: Cheese Packaged in Plastic May Expose You to Harmful Chemicals

June 14, 2024

Our team at the Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “Cheese Packaged in Plastic May Expose You to Harmful Chemicals” from Beyond Plastics. Plastic is made of chemicals and fossil fuels. Plastic is stable but not inert, which means that when plastic is […]

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Article of Interest: ‘Frightening’ Connections between Long COVID, Fibromyalgia

May 22, 2024

Our team at the Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share an important external article: “‘Frightening’ connections between long COVID, fibromyalgia, fatigue warrant more research” from Healio. Calabrese also pointed to data suggesting connections between long COVID with fibromyalgia. Specifically, researchers have found that fibromyalgia can be a sequela […]

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TILT Tutorial Explores Link Between Chemical Intolerance, Autism

May 6, 2024

Did you know chemical intolerance is linked to autism and ADHD? Adults in the top-10th percentile for chemical intolerance had 5.7 times the risk of having a child diagnosed with autism and 2.1 times the risk of having one diagnosed with ADHD, compared with adults in the bottom-10th percentile, according to recent research by Dr. […]

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Video of Interest: Autism’s Rising Rates

April 24, 2024

Our team at the Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share two important external videos on autism: “Autism’s Rising Rates: A Deep Dive into the Data” by Jill Escher. “Five Things You Must Know About Autism — Reality Check Edition” by Jill Escher. Escher is a parent of […]

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Article of Interest: Ultrafine Particle Exposure Heightens Risk for Respiratory Mortality

April 19, 2024

Our team at the Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “Ultrafine particle exposure heightens risk for respiratory mortality” from Healio. Individuals faced a high risk for respiratory mortality 5 to 7 days after being exposed to ultrafine particle pollution, according to results published […]

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Data of Interest: Autism Rates Higher among Latinos and Blacks than Whites

April 16, 2024

Our team at the Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share some important data on autism: A report from the CDC indicates that, for the first time, the percentage of 8-year-old children identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder was higher among Black, Hispanic, and Asian or Pacific Islander (A/PI) […]

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Study: Parents Can Help Prevent Autism and ADHD in Children By Avoiding Toxic Exposures

March 27, 2024

Autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be preventable if parents avoid toxic exposures and adopt interventions such as environmental house calls, according to a published study led by researchers from the Hoffman TILT Program at UT Health San Antonio. Using a validated, self-administered questionnaire now used worldwide to identify individuals with chemical intolerance – the Quick […]

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Article of Interest: Ford Creates a Car Fragrance of Gasoline, Rubber, Smoke

March 18, 2024

Our team at the Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share several important external articles: “Ford’s New Fragrance, Mach-Eau, Aims To Please With An ‘Animal Element’ Fused With Gasoline, Rubber, & Smoky Accords” from CleanTechnica and “Ford Motor Company Ventures into Fragrance” from LicenseGlobal. Here is an excerpt from […]

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