USA: American researchers probe tyramine dangers in food
Researchers at universities in the United States are investigating a substance called tyramine, a chemical that has been linked in Asia with sleep death in adults who have eaten fish sauce. The New York Presbyterian Hospital recommends that tyramine-based foods should be avoided while taking anti-depressants as the combination has been linked to sudden rises in blood pressure. The General Clinical Research Centre at the University of North Carolina has delivered similar findings.
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