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2014-10-30 08:34:20

MADRID, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extensively hydrolyzed milk formula with LGG probiotic helps build tolerance for cow milk Cow milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the leading cause of food allergy in infants and early childhood. Until now, it has been managed by eliminating milk proteins from a baby's diet. Recently, it has been shown that it is possible to help build of oral tolerance to milk protein in a significant...

2014-10-27 08:29:21

Survey Findings Reveal Incidence of First-Time Reactions in School Setting PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), today announced new EpiPen4Schools(®) program offerings as part of the company's commitment to support the growing need for education among school staff about anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. The EpiPen4Schools program, launched in 2012, provides four free...

2014-10-17 12:25:52

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct. 20 episode of "Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr." on the Discovery Channel. The show broadcasts at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT. In the segment, viewers learn how allergens and irritants affect people with asthma and allergies, how to prevent and treat an asthma flare and anaphylaxis reaction, and why a coordinated...

2014-09-30 23:19:53

Dr. Kuriakose will speak about how restaurants can become more allergy-friendly. Dr. Kuriakose and Hudson Allergy are on the forefront of educating restaurants about food allergy safety protocols and keeping customers safe. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Julie Kuriakose, MD; Physician, Educator, Author and Co-Founder of Hudson Allergy, will discuss how restaurants can become more allergy-friendly and accommodate diners with food allergies and other special dietary...

2014-09-30 23:01:10

NutriGold was recently added to the approved products list for The Feingold Diet Program Food List & Shopping Guide. The program is designed to help children who suffer from food allergies to gain the essential nutrients they need by eliminating harmful additives and replacing them with similar foods that are free of those additives. Orem, UT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Many people are aware of the physiological benefits that come from eating healthy food, but what most people don’t...

2014-09-29 08:30:35

'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Serious allergies are on the rise and to raise awareness of anaphylaxis, Pfizer Canada, Canadian distributor of EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors, and WestJet are launching a social media contest called Reach for the Sky, offering Canadians with severe food allergies, or those at risk of anaphylaxis, the chance to win a WestJet Vacations package...

2014-09-25 08:24:22

Patient Advocate and Avid Tandem Cyclist to Lead Change at AAFA WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) appointed Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, FACP, as its new President and CEO earlier this summer, they expected he would get right to work helping to shape a vision and strategy for the nation's oldest and largest patient group for people with asthma and allergic diseases....

2014-09-11 23:01:30

6SensorLabs, Inc., a food transparency start-up, closed $4M in seed funding to deliver a groundbreaking solution for the millions of Americans with food allergies; Upfront Ventures led the funding round with significant contributions from SoftTech VC, Lemnos Labs, Mitch Kapor, SK Ventures, and Xandex Investments. The team plans to launch their first product in 2015, a portable and easy-to-use gluten sensor for consumers to increase their confidence when eating out. San Francisco, CA...

Schools Without Health Plans Unprepared To Handle Life-threatening Emergencies
2014-09-10 03:15:17

By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). "Given the amount of time kids spend in school, it's critical for school...

gut bacteria may erase food allergies
2014-08-26 06:54:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There has been a great deal of research into food allergies lately — ranging from the effect of race on food allergies to how tap water might be linked to the development of allergies. The latest study, from the University of Chicago, shows that the presence of a common gut bacteria, Clostridia, may help protect against food allergies. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show that by inducing...


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