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2008-12-01 09:07:56

A team of scientists from across Europe are embarking on new research to develop a treatment for food allergy.

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2008-11-07 15:40:00

A recent study found evidence to suggest that early exposure to peanuts during infancy can reduce the risk of developing peanut-related allergies in the future.

2008-10-25 00:00:02

Halloween can be a scary time for the parents of children with food allergies, a U.S. expert warns. Dr. Amal Assa'ad of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center advises parents to inspect their children's Halloween candy carefully.

2008-10-23 12:00:17

ExpertSource: TOPIC: A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics found the numbers of U.S. children with food allergies seem to be increasing, according to an article by The Associated Press.

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2008-10-22 14:45:00

Food allergies appear to be on the rise among children in the US, according to the first federal study to address the issue.

2008-08-20 15:00:54

For the second consecutive year, Enjoy Life Foods, which makes great-tasting allergy-friendly and gluten-free foods, has been named to the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the U.S.(1) The 2008 list is the 27th that Inc.

2008-08-19 06:10:00

SCIENTISTS yesterday urged teenagers to take part in the first ever study into how serious allergic reactions affect their lives. Edinburgh University experts will study the adolescent experience of anaphylaxis, a severe allergic condition that comes on rapidly and can be fatal.

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2008-05-04 09:05:00

A Duke University food allergy expert reported this week that immunotherapy to rid a person of a peanut allergy would likely be available within the next five years.

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2008-04-18 07:40:00

Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center are conducting trials to evaluate a method to prevent allergic reactions to food. They are feeding peanut- and egg-allergic people increasing doses of an investigational protein extract from the foods to see if they can induce the participants’ immune systems to tolerate the food.

2006-07-21 10:24:53

LONDON (Reuters) - The growing number of allergy sufferers in Britain are poorly served by the lack of specialists and local doctors need better training to help alleviate the shortage, according to a government review.


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