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 ...
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 ...
May 23, 2018 One in five parents did not feel that their child with food allergy was safe while at school, according to results of a national survey published in BMC Pediatrics. While most of the 289 parents surveyed reported that their child’s school had implemented at least one food allergy policy, they felt that […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 — An experimental peanut-allergy vaccine proved effective in mice, researchers say. The vaccine protected allergic mice from reactions such as itchy skin and breathing problems when they were exposed to peanuts two weeks after their final vaccine dose, according to the University of Michigan researchers. The vaccine is administered by nose […]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 ...
Credit: Medical University of Vienna Whether or not you develop an allergy is largely dependent upon genetic factors. This is the main finding of a study recently published in EBioMedicine, just in time for World Allergy Week. The study was supervision of Winfried F. Pickl from MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Immunology. The Vienna researchers were […]Continue Reading ...
By Sally Robertson, BScApril 13, 2018 A vaccine delivered in the form of an ultrafine nasal spray has been shown to protect against allergy symptoms peanut sensitive mice, according to a study from the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center at the University of Michigan. Credit: Sebastian Kaulitzk/Shutterstock.com The research, which was supported by the […]Continue Reading ...
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