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'Stomach Flu' May Be Linked To Food Allergies
2011-11-15 04:42:56

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin have found a possible link between norovirus, a virus that causes "stomach flu" in humans, and food allergies. The findings are published in The Open Immunology Journal, Volume 4, 2011. Mitchell H. Grayson, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, medicine, microbiology and molecular genetics at the Medical College, and a pediatric allergist practicing at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, is the corresponding author of the paper. The...

2011-11-07 10:25:41

Cholesterol-lowering medications may help millions fight heart disease, but this class of drugs may worsen asthma control, according to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting in Boston, Nov. 3-8. In the preliminary study researchers compared 20 patients with asthma taking prescribed cholesterol-lowering medication or statins, to 20 patients with asthma who did not take the drugs. The researchers found the patients taking statins had more...

2011-09-22 05:18:00

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Sept. 22, 2011 -- As many as 15 million Americans have food allergies, including approximately 6 million children (according to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network). While food allergies and sensitivities may seem like the latest trend, the reality of food allergies is very serious, causing issues ranging from hives to stomach discomfort to severely life-threatening breathing difficulties. Any family with food allergies knows firsthand the difficulty of feeding...

Black Children More Likely To Develop Food Allergies
2011-09-06 05:02:11

  A new study published in the Journal Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, says that children of African descent are more likely to have food allergies. According to a recent Reuters report, while food sensitization doesn´t necessarily pose any danger, kids with food sensitivities may develop full blown allergies to those foods. Christine Joseph, an allergy and asthma researcher from the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI, told...

2011-06-13 17:30:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. and ISTANBUL, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the annual meeting of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, in Istanbul, Turkey, doctors from the University Teaching Hospital in Pavia, Italy, reported on their success in treating patients with both gastrointestinal and skin disorders by testing for food sensitivities and avoiding reactive foods. Food sensitivity testing and dietary modification is increasingly recognized by researchers,...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

iPhone app launch for Foods You Can takes the service mobile. Foods You Can was set up by Bunmi Sobowale after she found it impossible to find products in supermarkets without reading every label, and being unable to find a complete resource online to help herself and fellow allergy sufferers. (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Influential food allergy site foodsyoucan.co.uk has launched a free iPhone application which will help allergy sufferers identify foods they can eat, where to buy them, and also...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity is almost over. Starting in June 2011, grocery stores nationwide will begin stocking new Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal alongside the original variety. Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal brings a family favorite back to the tables of people who are unable to eat gluten, offering long-time fans and a new...

2011-02-23 05:59:00

UPPSALA, Sweden, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first guidelines for food allergy in children and young people issued by NICE, National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence, recommend routine use of allergy tests in NHS primary care and community settings to confirm suspected food allergy. These new evidence-based guidelines support earlier diagnosis and assessment of food allergy and states that testing is cost effective compared to not testing. (Logo:...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

New guidelines stress the need for proper diagnosis to confirm allergy NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, one of the most common forms of eczema in this family of inflammatory skin diseases, is a chronic disease marked by red, cracked and itchy skin. Now, increasing evidence indicates atopic dermatitis is a precursor to allergic diseases rather than a consequence. Dermatologists are advising parents of infants and young children affected by this...

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...