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Latest Peanut allergy Stories

2013-03-15 10:51:33

Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help.

Children More Likely To Develop Food Allergies Because Of Their Race
2013-02-24 07:22:29

Race and possibly genetics influence whether or not children will develop food-related allergies, researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have discovered in a new study.

Cure For Peanut Allergy May Be Sublingual Immunotherapy
2013-01-07 16:05:30

A new study sheds light on a possible new immunotherapy treatment for individuals who suffer from a peanut allergy.

Economic Status And Peanut Allergies Linked
2012-11-09 21:05:13

Peanut allergy, an overreaction of the immune system, can cause extremely serious conditions, from swelling and irritation to anaphylactic shock or even death.

2012-10-25 04:01:27

Halloween can be especially challenging for the growing number of children with food allergies.

2012-08-03 01:21:16

Allergies, or hypersensitivities of the immune system, are more common than ever before.

Kids In Cities Have More Food Allergies
2012-06-08 04:37:06

A new study found that children who reside in urban areas tend to have a higher number of food allergies than those who live in rural areas.

A New Option In Peanut Allergy Testing
2012-03-21 08:16:11

Researchers have found a way to better test for peanut allergies. This new method has proven to not only be more accurate, but also more convenient and cost effective than current tests.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.