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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...

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2010-12-30 13:27:07

Trips to the emergency room from food allergies may be more common than previously thought. Researchers report that Americans made just over a million visits to the ER for allergic reactions to food between 2001 and 2005. That averages out to about 200,000 ER visits each year, including about 90,000 visits for serious, sometimes life-threatening, allergic reactions known as anaphylaxis. These findings suggest that the numbers are now significantly higher than previously thought. "While...

2010-12-25 00:01:25

Following These Simple Steps Can Make For A More Enjoyable Holiday For Those Suffering From Food Intolerance (PRWEB) December 23, 2010 Few things represent the holidays more than festive celebrations filled with food. For those living with a food intolerance, however, a time of celebration can turn into a time of great discomfort. By following a few simple steps, the holidays can be fun-filled even for someone living with a food intolerance. 1. Share Any Special Diet Needs Before the...

2010-12-08 08:31:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Food allergies are on the rise and affecting many people in sometimes life-threatening ways. An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has issued comprehensive U.S. guidelines to assist health care professionals in diagnosing food allergy and managing the care of people with the disease. The Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States:...

2010-11-25 02:00:00

LEEDS, England, Nov. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing groups of the so-called "worried well" are putting their lives at risk by shunning visits to their GP over alcoholic health related matters, according to new evidence. The study, which appears in Hepatology, based its findings on 1039 UK subjects (561 female/478 male) who took a LiverCheck home liver function test and showed that 73% would not consider going to their GP concerning their liver health, revealing the extent to which...

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....


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