Latest Peanut allergy Stories

2014-06-20 08:42:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The fastest growing allergy in the world right now is to peanuts. Reactions run the gamut from a slightly swollen tongue to severe, and potentially fatal anaphylaxis. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) says that allergy to peanuts is on the rise in children, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that nearly 4 million Americans have the allergy. There may be an answer on the horizon, however....

2014-06-17 23:08:05

The milestone brings the company one step closer to an immunotherapy that could eradicate peanut allergy, one of the leading causes of death from food reactions. Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Vaccine leader Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) announced that it has successfully completed a model animal therapeutic and prophylactic study protocol for ARA-LAMP-vax, a breakthrough treatment that mitigates peanut allergy. The milestone brings the company one step closer...

2014-05-30 23:02:41

Until now, the only option for egg allergy sufferers was simply to avoid eggs. But sublingual immunotherapy is now being used by Family Allergy Clinic to help patients build up an immunity to egg proteins. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 For those with an egg allergy, they have probably been dished the standard advice: Avoid eggs! But with eggs lurking in baked goods, pasta, canned soup, marshmallows and more, this is easier said than done. But a treatment known as sublingual...

2014-05-30 23:02:38

Egg allergy is the second most common childhood allergy, yet avoidance has typically been the only solution. Sublingual allergy drops are changing this by helping patients build up an immunity to egg proteins and other food allergens. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Egg allergy is the second most common allergy in children. Yet, as with other food allergies, there have not historically been any good options for dealing with egg allergy except to simply avoid eggs altogether. But...

Children Who Outgrow Allergies May Have Severe Recurrences
2014-03-03 09:02:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who outgrow a food allergy are not always out of the woods. In some cases, an allergy to the same food can return, often becoming more severe and more persistent. Pediatric allergy experts with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have reached out to healthcare providers and caregivers, asking them to carefully monitor children with food allergies for early signs of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a severe and...

Oral Immunotherapy Alters DNA Of Those With Peanut Allergies
2014-02-01 06:31:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists with Stanford University are finding that healing a peanut allergy with oral immunotherapy alters the DNA of the patient's immune cells. The finding could serve as the basis for a simple blood test to monitor the long-term effectiveness of the allergy therapy. Allergy scientists are currently performing clinical trials of doctor-supervised immunotherapy involving peanut-allergy sufferers taking escalating amounts of peanut...

Cambridge Team Finds Huge Success In Peanut Allergy Treatments
2014-01-30 08:34:41

[ Watch the Video: Peanut Allergy Treatment Via Oral Immunotherapy ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peanut allergy affects more than 10 million people around the world and is the most common disorder tied to food allergy death. A recent clinical trial has shown substantial gains in bringing a potential treatment to the table for those who suffer from the dangerous condition. Publishing their findings in The Lancet journal, allergy experts from the University...

Peanuts During Pregnancy May Not Raise Risk Of Peanut Allergies In Children
2013-12-24 05:04:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Pregnant mothers who eat peanuts are less likely to give birth to children who suffer from peanut allergies than those who avoid consuming them altogether, according to a study appearing in Monday’s edition of JAMA Pediatrics. According to the AFP news agency, the researchers looked at over 8,200 American children, and found 140 cases of youngsters who were allergic to nuts. They went on to analyze what the mothers ate during...

2013-12-19 23:24:27

Largest US Medical ID company brings fun and functional product line to enhance options of medical ID bracelets for children with severe allergies or diabetes. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 American Medical ID continues to lead the way in the United States medical ID industry by adding a new line of children’s medical ID bracelets to their expanding selection. Beware Bandits is an innovative product line from BGDM Group, based in Toronto, Canada. They are easy to use medical...

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