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How Probiotics Could Affect Hay Fever
2013-11-26 11:42:05

Norwich BioScience Institutes A study has shown that a daily probiotic drink changed how cells lining the nasal passages of hay fever sufferers reacted to a single out-of-season challenge. However, it did not lead to significant changes in hay fever symptoms, although this challenge test may not have accurately represented natural allergen exposure. Our immune system must distinguish between "friends" that can be beneficial to our health and "foes" that can have harmful effects. There...

Murder More Likely Than Dying From Severe Food Allergy Reaction
2013-11-26 05:32:14

[ Watch the Video: You Are More Likely To Die From Murder Than Food Allergies ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that between four and six percent of children in the US have some form of a food allergy, and while it also notes there is no cure for such an illness, redOrbit’s Brett Smith recently reported that a 10-year-old boy was in fact cured of his peanut allergy following a bone marrow...

Hematologic Cancers In Women Linked To Airborne Allergies: Study
2013-11-24 05:27:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers analyzing the interactions between cancer and a person’s immune system have discovered a link between airborne allergies and an increased risk of blood cancers – but only in women. According to the study, which currently appears online and will be published in the December print edition of the American Journal of Hematology, the link was strongest when a history of allergies to plants, grass and trees was present....

2013-11-21 23:28:31

Just Around the Corner, Inc is now offering a healthy flooring solution that protects from allergens such as mold, dust mites, and pet dander. Hardwood flooring is a healthy alternative to allergen-heavy products such as carpet. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 In an effort to educate consumers on healthy home living, Just Around the Corner, Inc. is announcing its new allergy-friendly flooring products, offering homeowners and renovators desirable floor alternatives that protect...

Breast Milk With Solids Reduces Infant Allergies
2013-11-21 09:29:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Introducing solid food while continuing to breast feed could reduce food allergies in infants, according to research funded by the UK Food Standards Agency and appearing in the latest edition of the journal Pediatrics. In the study, University of Southampton dietitian and senior research fellow Dr. Kate Grimshaw and her colleagues report that starting babies on solid food in addition to breast milk after the 17th week following...

Peanut Allergy Cured In Boy After Receiving Lifesaving Transplant
2013-11-11 13:53:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have witnessed the first-ever curing of a dangerous peanut allergy in a 10-year-old boy, according to research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology's (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting in Baltimore over the weekend. “It has been reported that bone marrow and liver transplants can transfer peanut allergy from donor to recipient,” said Dr. Yong Luo, an ACAAI member and lead study author. “But...

2013-11-07 13:16:09

The greatest allergy myths and misconceptions, debunked From gluten allergy and hypoallergenic pets, to avoiding the flu shot because of an egg allergy, there are a lot of common myths and misconceptions about allergies. Many might be shocking due to a great deal of false information in the media and on the Internet. And some of the misconceptions can be damaging to your health if vaccinations are skipped and extreme dietary avoidances are taken. But where did all of these...

2013-10-30 23:22:33

Food Allergy Research & Education urges schools to adopt new school food allergy guidelines published today by the CDC. McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) published new school food allergy guidelines on Wednesday that seek to protect the physical and emotional health of students with food allergies by providing practical information and strategies for schools while reinforcing federal laws and regulations. Food Allergy Research...


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Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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