Commensal bacteria (red) reside amongst the mucus (green) and epithelial cells (blue) of a mouse small intestine. Credit: University of Chicago New research shows that healthy infants have intestinal bacteria that prevent the development of food allergies. Researchers from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Naples Federico II in Italy […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 — More than 10 percent of U.S. adults have a food allergy — and nearly double that believe they do, a new study estimates. Researchers found that 19 percent of those surveyed thought they had a food allergy. But when the investigators dug into people’s symptoms, they found that only 10.8 […]Continue Reading ...
Treatment for Peanut Allergy Aimmune Therapeutics Submits BLA to FDA for AR101 for the Treatment of Peanut Allergy in Children and Adolescents Ages 4–17 BRISBANE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 21, 2018– Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIMT), a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for potentially life-threatening food allergies, today announced that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) […]Continue Reading ...
Fish allergy is one of the most dangerous food allergies, as it is often associated with potentially life-threatening symptoms such as anaphylactic shock. People who are allergic to fish are not only exposed to risk through eating fish but also by accidentally inhaling fish fumes in markets or restaurants or through skin contact – especially […]Continue Reading ...
Millions of individuals worldwide suffer from peanut allergies. Researchers are developing a new treatment for fighting this allergy. A clinical trial had been conducted and the results are in. Peanut allergy. Image Credit: Albina Glisic / Shutterstock The study results were presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting […]Continue Reading ...
Controlled ingestion of peanut protein could help build tolerance in peanut allergy sufferers. Authors of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine say an oral immunotherapy drug they tested could be the first FDA-approved medication of its kind for people with peanut allergy. The medication, called AR101, is derived from peanut […]Continue Reading ...
Using sugar molecules researchers from the University of Copenhagen have developed a new vaccine for hay fever that may reduce treatment times and increase the effect of treatments. The vaccine, which is still at the earliest research stage, has been tested on mice. The method can potentially also be used to develop different forms of […]Continue Reading ...
August 15, 2018 You’ve just gotten your summer routine dialed in, and you have to think about how to keep fall allergies at bay? Yes. But the good news is if you start planning now, your allergy symptoms will likely be much less severe, and you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty the fall season […]Continue Reading ...
A new study has shown that the food allergies that people claim to have may not be true. The study reveals that as many as 20 percent of Americans over the age of 18 years believe that they are allergic to one or more food items. The study finds that the actual number of people […]Continue Reading ...
There are a large number of babies who are diagnosed with milk allergy and are being supplemented with lactose free infant milk formula. Experts have claimed that this over diagnosis could be due to the influences of the formula industry. The results of the investigation titled, “Over diagnosis and industry influence: how cow’s milk protein […]Continue Reading ...
Any parent of a child with a severe peanut allergy knows the peril of a PB&J. For those with the condition, just sitting next to someone eating peanut butter can trigger a life-threatening reaction. Now, scientists have established the validity of what could become the first oral anti-peanut-allergy drug. Stanford was one of 66 sites […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 — Almost 2 percent of children in the United States have a milk allergy, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, held from Nov. 15 to 17 in Seattle. Christopher Warren, from the University of Southern California Keck School of […]Continue Reading ...
Growing up with dogs is linked to a lower risk of asthma, especially if the dogs are female, a new study from Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University in Sweden shows. However, the researchers found no relation between ‘allergy friendly’ breeds and a lower risk of asthma. The study is published in the journal Scientific Reports. […]Continue Reading ...
An increase in the Lone Star tick population since 2006, and the ability to recognize the ticks as the source of “alpha gal” allergy to red meat has meant significantly more cases of anaphylaxis being properly identified. A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific publication of the American College of […]Continue Reading ...
July 30, 2018 An increase in the Lone Star tick population since 2006, and the ability to recognize the ticks as the source of “alpha gal” allergy to red meat has meant significantly more cases of anaphylaxis being properly identified. A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific publication of the […]Continue Reading ...
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