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

[ Watch the Video: You Are More Likely To Die From Murder Than Food Allergies ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that between four and six percent of children in the US have some form of a food allergy, and while it also notes there is no cure for such an illness, redOrbit’s Brett Smith recently reported that a 10-year-old boy was in fact cured of his peanut allergy following a bone marrow...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting in Baltimore over the weekend. “It has been reported that bone marrow and liver transplants can transfer peanut allergy from donor to recipient,” said Dr. Yong Luo, an ACAAI member and lead study author. “But...

2013-07-26 13:43:16

The path of the peanut from a snack staple to the object of bans at schools, day care centers and beyond offers important insights into how and why a rare, life-threatening food allergy can prompt far-reaching societal change, according to a Princeton University researcher. Before 1980, peanut allergies were rarely mentioned in medical literature or the media, said Miranda Waggoner, a postdoctoral researcher at the Office of Population Research in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and...

2013-05-24 23:30:45

Assisi Veterinary Hospital offers pets treatment for seasonal allergies. Malverne, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Spring is allergy season not only for people, but also for pets. Assisi Veterinary Hospital urges pet owners to be aware of the potential threat of allergies to their pets and offers treatments for pet allergies. An allergy is a state of over-reactivity of the immune system to a particular substance called an allergen. Allergen exposure may cause an over-reaction. This means that...

2013-04-15 23:01:31

Following an article highlighting six things you should know about food allergies, Yumi Media releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 On April 15, Yumi Media, a food website devoted to delivering the latest and greatest in food news, recipes, and products to incorporate into your own healthy lifestyle, responds to an article published on ABC News by Dr. Samreen Hasan regarding six things people should know when they are dealing with a food allergy. According to the ABC News...


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