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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...

2012-03-19 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...

'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...

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...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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