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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.

2011-12-26 07:28:03

An advisory from two leading allergists, Robert Wood of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Scott Sicherer of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, urges clinicians to use caution when ordering allergy tests and to avoid making a diagnosis based solely on test results.

Black Children More Likely To Develop Food Allergies
2011-09-06 05:02:11

A new study published in the Journal Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, says that children of African descent are more likely to have food allergies.

2011-06-21 00:00:28

A national study of food allergies in the U.S., the largest of its kind, finds that more children have food allergies than previously reported. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 A national study of food allergies in the U.S., the largest of its kind, finds that more children have food allergies than previously reported.

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2011-06-20 10:03:58

New findings from an online survey in the most recent edition of Pediatrics finds that 1 in 12 children in the US suffer from food allergies.

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.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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