Latest Peanut allergy Stories
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.
Some 3 million children in the United States have some form of food allergy, ranging in severity from mild to life-threatening.
Monash University researchers are working on a vaccine that could completely cure asthma brought on by house dust mite allergies.
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.
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.
Researchers have found that allergic infants may be at increased risk of peanut allergy if their mothers ingested peanuts during pregnancy.
A new study estimates that 2.5 percent of the United States population, or about 7.6 million Americans, have food allergies.
Food allergies are more common among people with asthma and may contribute to asthma attacks.
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.
Two new studies suggest that 1 to 2 percent of children in the United States and Canada may have allergies to peanuts or tree nuts, with US rates possibly on the rise.
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