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Economic Status And Peanut Allergies Linked
2012-11-09 21:05:13

Peanut allergy, an overreaction of the immune system, can cause extremely serious conditions, from swelling and irritation to anaphylactic shock or even death.

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.

2012-03-15 23:24:51

Adults and children in a recent study could correctly identify, on average, fewer than half of an assortment of the peanuts and tree nuts that are among the most common food allergens in the United States.

Researchers Turn off Peanut Allergy In Mice
2011-10-12 04:33:03

According to a new preclinical study, researchers have turned off peanut allergy by tricking the immune system after attaching peanut proteins onto blood cells and reintroducing them to the body.

2011-08-16 12:25:37

Parents of nut-allergy sufferers face hostility and scepticism in trying to find safe environments for their children, a new study has found.

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.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.