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

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.

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

Scientists have found 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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,

Murder More Likely Than Dying From Severe Food Allergy Reaction
2013-11-26 05:32:14

Those who suffer from food allergies, as well as their loved ones, often experience much anxiety about the possibility of life-threatening allergic reactions – anaphylaxis – and the possibility that they could die from such ordeals. However, there has never been any conclusive data on just how common death from such reactions is.

Peanut Allergy Cured In Boy After Receiving Lifesaving Transplant
2013-11-11 13:53:17

Doctors have witnessed the first-ever curing of a dangerous peanut allergy in a 10-year-old boy, according to research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology's Annual Scientific Meeting in Baltimore over the weekend.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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