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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...

2011-01-13 00:00:40

Histame.com Offers Consumer Tips to Get Food Intolerance Under Control This Year Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 Every new year brings different types of resolutions. Some are successful, others not. One thing many resolutions have in common is being healthier. For people suffering from food intolerance, life can be challenging without the proper management. Here are a few resolutions from Histame.com to help get this year off to a healthy start: Resolution #1: Understand the...

2010-11-05 15:40:47

Many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. The food avoidance poses a nutritional risk for these children, and is often based primarily on data from blood tests known as serum immunoassays. Many factors, including patient and family history, physical examination, and blood and skin tests, should be used when evaluating potential food allergies....

2010-10-28 02:00:00

LEEDS, West Yorkshire, England, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- It is estimated that up to 12 million people are living with food intolerance and spending on average up to 350 pounds Sterling on wasted remedies and pills trying to relieve the symptoms before they discover the cause. By using a convenient home test kit and service such as the YorkTest, sufferers can put a stop to their food intolerance once and for all. YorkTest Laboratories is Europe's leading food allergy testing company and...

2010-05-12 08:01:24

A review of previous research indicates that there are few high-quality studies on food allergies, with limited uniform criteria for making a diagnosis and determining prevalence and effective treatments, according to an article in the May 12 issue of JAMA. Food allergies can have significant harmful effects on family economics, social interactions, school and work attendance and health-related quality of life. "However, currently licensed treatments target only the symptoms of reactions and...

2010-05-12 07:50:03

A new study shows that confusion over how to identify and treat food allergies is creating the potential for misdiagnosis of this condition. In a review of existing literature on the subject, researchers with RAND Corp., Stanford University and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System found differing definitions of food allergy. "There is lack of agreement over what criteria should be used to diagnose this type of allergy," said Jennifer Chafen, MD, a fellow with the Stanford Center...

2009-06-25 17:34:45

Italian researchers report a U.S. food intolerance test helped treat patients with digestive or skin problems. The only therapy for the patients in the study was avoiding foods shown to cause inappropriate immune activation through the use of the intolerance/sensitivity test, the researchers said. At the annual Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Warsaw, Poland, the researchers of the University of Pavia Polyclinic San Mateo in Italy reported significant...

2009-06-19 14:10:00

Findings point to new treatment options and research directions WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy testing and treatment may offer a new therapeutic option for many patients with interstitial cystitis (IC). IC is a severely painful bladder condition affecting as many as 8 million women and 1.5 million men in the United States. Patients and the providers who treat them have long noticed a correlation between allergies and IC. Recently, a urologist and allergist in...

2008-03-05 15:01:24

We have all heard that statement, "You are what you eat." For some athletes, it should be "You are as fast as you eat." Food allergies are often difficult to investigate and identify. In athletes, there can be an even more complex syndrome where they tolerate a particular food in their daily life, but have an allergic reaction if they consume that food in conjunction with intense exercise. In many cases, since the problem only comes on when the offending food is taken close to the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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