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Latest Peanut allergy Stories

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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2010-11-01 06:35:00

Researchers have found that allergic infants may be at increased risk of peanut allergy if their mothers ingested peanuts during pregnancy.

2010-10-04 18:29:03

A new study estimates that 2.5 percent of the United States population, or about 7.6 million Americans, have food allergies.

2010-10-04 18:26:14

Food allergies are more common among people with asthma and may contribute to asthma attacks.

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2010-07-28 06:40:00

Emergency room visits by children for severe food-allergy reactions may be on the rise, if the experience of one major US medical center is a sign.


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