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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...

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...


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