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2012-11-29 08:28:39

YORK, England, November 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There are now many different diagnostic tests available outside of the conventional medical system (the NHS in the UK). These include many different tests for food intolerance including vega testing, kinesiology, hair "body field analysis" testing, cytotoxic and live blood testing. The growing market is driven by increasing personal interest in health, clinical need as many chronic conditions are not being treated, limitations of...

2012-10-25 07:31:48

YORK, England, October 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to charity Allergy UK, a shocking 45% of us suffer with food and drink intolerances, symptoms of which can have a significant impact on the performance of any athlete - be they a professional elite sportsman or a keen amateur. Joint pain [http://www.yorktest.com/allergy-or-intolerance/Symptoms-Of-Food-Intolerance/joint-pain ], wheezing, digestive distress and fatigue are all commonly associated with food and drink...

2012-09-23 22:22:06

YORK, England, September 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From Tots to Teens - How mums can beat food battles with intolerance awareness This September, when your children head back to school, make sure their diet is the best it can be! Your child's diet is hugely important to their development, but, with charity Allergy UK estimating that a shocking 45% of the UK suffer with food allergies [http://www.yorktest.com ] or...

2012-06-21 02:11:49

A six-food elimination diet significantly improves symptoms in adult patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. In EoE, eosinophils and other inflammatory cells cause inflammation of the esophagus in response to an allergic stimulus. Previously thought to be a rare disease, EoE has become one of the most common causes for dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), heartburn and the...

2012-03-26 23:01:50

Directors of online food allergy and intolerance resource http://www.TheAllergyMenu.com claim that the high profile NABIM Wheat Allergy & Intolerance Report circulating the media right now is nothing but a marketing ploy to encourage people to eat bread. Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Headlines such as "20% of adults think they suffer from a food allergy or food intolerance, but evidence suggests that the real prevalence is less than 2%" have been popping up in the media...

2012-03-22 02:25:13

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Report Supports Value of Food Intolerance Testing TORONTO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Gemoscan Canada, Inc. (TSXV: GES)  (MUN: 1GE) welcomes a new study published in the Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy that points to food sensitivity as a key culprit in obesity. The study, led by John E. Lewis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Director of the Medical Wellness Center at...

A New Option In Peanut Allergy Testing
2012-03-21 08:16:11

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute have found a way to better test for peanut allergies. This new method has proven to not only be more accurate, but also more convenient and cost effective than current tests. Parents who suspect that their child may be allergic to peanuts currently have three options for testing against this allergy: The first option is a blood test that measures the immune system´s response to peanuts. This requires...

2012-03-19 16:53:03

Blood testing to determine a link between food and illness is increasingly common, but some tests are not considered diagnostic and can lead to confusion, according to a primer in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Both traditional physicians and holistic medicine practitioners may offer blood testing to diagnose adverse reactions to food. A food allergy is a specific immunologic reaction to a food that can be reproduced with exposure to the food in question. An intolerance is an...

2011-12-26 07:28:03

New report includes guidelines on whom and when to test An advisory from two leading allergists, Robert Wood of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Scott Sicherer of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, urges clinicians to use caution when ordering allergy tests and to avoid making a diagnosis based solely on test results. In an article, published in the January issue of Pediatrics, the researchers warn that blood tests, an increasingly popular diagnostic tool in recent years, and...

2011-02-10 08:29:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A special restricted diet should be part of the standard of care for all children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to this study. Previous work established ADHD might be an allergic or non-allergic hypersensitivity disorder in some children, triggered by any types of food that can cause allergic reactions. In this new study children aged 4 to 8 years previously diagnosed with ADHD took part in this randomized controlled trial, in which 50...