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2011-06-20 06:12:00

Largest Food Allergy Study to Date Finds Food Allergies Are Increasingly Prevalent and Severe NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a national survey of more than 38,000 families, 8 percent of children in the United States suffer from a food allergy - a considerably higher number than reported in previous studies.

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2011-05-30 12:00:00

Pediatricians have developed a revolutionary skin patch that may cure thousands from the deadly peanut allergy.

2011-05-17 11:06:00

MADISON, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Early results from the largest cross-sectional national allergy study ever conducted, to be released later this month, demonstrate that food allergies commonly occur in infants and toddlers, while environmental allergies, such as to dust, ragweed and mold, are more common in older children and adults.

2011-05-07 00:00:29

FAAN General Counsel Takes on a New Role as Julia Bradsher Joins the Global Food Protection Institute Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 FAANâ„¢ (The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network) today named Maria L. Acebal, J.D., as its new CEO, replacing Julia E.

2011-04-12 00:00:27

With epidemic numbers of Americans contending with food allergies, environmental allergies and celiac disease, this new magazine launched by journalism professionals arrives to the rescue.

2011-03-24 17:06:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One student at Edgewater Elementary School in central Florida is being asked to withdraw from school by her classmates' parents because of her life-threatening peanut allergy.

2011-03-22 12:37:50

Some 3 million children in the United States have some form of food allergy, ranging in severity from mild to life-threatening.

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2011-03-22 08:10:00

Monash University researchers are working on a vaccine that could completely cure asthma brought on by house dust mite allergies.

2011-02-04 08:00:00

New guidelines stress the need for proper diagnosis to confirm allergy NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, one of the most common forms of eczema in this family of inflammatory skin diseases, is a chronic disease marked by red, cracked and itchy skin.

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2011-02-02 08:50:00

A new study on allergy diagnoses in England, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, concludes that peanut allergies are less common than previously believed.


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