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Kids In Cities Have More Food Allergies
2012-06-08 04:37:06

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Allergic to this. Allergic to that. Food allergy has become a serious and increasingly important health issue. About 5.9 million children under 18 report a dangerous food allergy, and allergic reactions can led to drop in blood pressure, trouble breathing, and throat swelling. A new study found that children who reside in urban areas tend to have a higher number of food allergies than those who live in rural areas. Specifically, children in big cities are more...

2011-09-01 07:00:00

National HCG offers e-newsletter option with info related to HCG weight loss diets. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 National HCG offers e-newsletter option with info related to HCG weight loss diets. Subscribing to the e-newsletter is voluntary. Individuals looking for regularly updated information, NationalHCG.com product promotions, discount codes and tips on maximizing HCG weight loss diets can access the subscription point on the home page. Clint Masterson of NationalHCG.com...

2011-08-03 00:00:28

National HCG adds industry news category to their online HCG diet article directory. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 National HCG adds industry news category to their online HCG diet article directory. The article directory is consistently growing with additions of testimonials, firsthand dieter experiences, recipes and meal plan suggestions, advice, hints, tips, etc. With the addition of the industry news category, NationalHCG.com hopes to create a more all-inclusive supply of HCG diet...

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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, Reuters Health is reporting. One third of those had severe allergies and minority children are at greatest risk of having food allergies. Of those, 30 percent suffered from multiple food allergies and 39 percent had a history of severe reactions. This number is up from previous studies which had estimated that anywhere between 2 and 8 of every 100 kids...

2011-05-04 16:00:00

NORWICH, England, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A rarely prescribed asthma drug is easier to use and just as effective as conventional treatment with inhalers, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Publishing tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers followed 650 patients with chronic asthma for two years. They found that tablets called leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) managed the disease equally successfully as steroid...

2011-04-17 00:00:35

NationalHCG.com publishes FAQ section on their website in regards to HCG and dieting Phoenix, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) April 16, 2011 NationalHCG.com publishes HCG FAQ section on their website in regards to HCG and dieting. Due to the amount of questions that pour in daily regarding the fast, effective weight loss that HCG diet products provide, NationalHCG.com decided to address those questions on their website. The most common FAQs include:     HCG Safety Concerns...

2011-01-06 00:01:43

New Pain Patient Norm Group and Pain Patient Reports Developed to Meet the Needs of Health Psychologists Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Leading learning company Pearson today announced enhancements to the Millonâ“ž¢ Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMDâ“ž¢) test, including a norm group of chronic pain patients and two pain patient reports--for presurgical and nonsurgical patients--developed to assist psychologists,...

2010-10-04 18:26:14

National survey identifies higher risk of food allergies among children, males, non-Hispanic blacks and people with asthma Food allergies are more common among people with asthma and may contribute to asthma attacks, according to one of the most comprehensive surveys of food allergies ever undertaken. National Jewish Health Associate Professor of Pediatrics Andrew H. Liu and his colleagues also report in the November 2010 Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology that food allergies are more...

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2010-05-12 12:27:15

Results of a nationwide telephone survey have shown that the rate of peanut allergies in children more than tripled from 1997 to 2008. The data are reported in the May 12 issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Led by Scott H. Sicherer, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, researchers surveyed a total of 5,300 households, representing 13,534 individuals in 2008, a response rate of 42 percent. The survey was previously...

2009-05-05 12:58:00

Free pamphlet offers answers and resources to help patients advocate for themselves PHOENIX, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sen. Carolyn Allen joined the director for the Arizona Department of Insurance and others on Thursday, April 30 to commend a new free pamphlet developed to educate patients about the rights they have regarding their prescription medications and treatment options. At a press conference last Thursday on the Senate Lawn at the Arizona State Capital, the Neuropathy Action...


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