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2011-05-27 04:29:00

UPPSALA, Sweden, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phadia, the worldwide leader of in vitro allergy diagnostics, is pleased to contribute to the largest cross-sectional allergy study ever conducted through the use of its ImmunoCAP(R) Specific IgE blood test, the market leading in vitro allergy diagnostic test. (Logo: Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101208/425503 ) The landmark study by Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information,...

2011-05-17 11:06:00

MADISON, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Early results from the largest cross-sectional national allergy study ever conducted, to be released later this month, demonstrate that food allergies commonly occur in infants and toddlers, while environmental allergies, such as to dust, ragweed and mold, are more common in older children and adults. The study, based on laboratory testing from more than 2 million patient visits in the United States, is the largest to reveal a pattern of allergen...

2011-05-16 08:40:00

60 Million Potential Readers Nothing to Sneeze At WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What better way to celebrate National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month than to launch a national asthma and allergy magazine? This May welcomes "Allergic Living," an exciting new glossy lifestyle publication for Americans with asthma, nasal allergies, food allergies and related conditions. Allergic Living magazine just distributed its first edition in the U.S., Spring 2011, and...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity is almost over. Starting in June 2011, grocery stores nationwide will begin stocking new Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal alongside the original variety. Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal brings a family favorite back to the tables of people who are unable to eat gluten, offering long-time fans and a new...

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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. Reuters reports the study also found that while the proportion of the population that is affected by peanut allergies is relatively small, it has grown over time. Both parents and researchers have become more concerned about peanut allergies in recent years. Studies in the past have shown that in some regions...

2011-01-13 00:00:40

Histame.com Offers Consumer Tips to Get Food Intolerance Under Control This Year Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 Every new year brings different types of resolutions. Some are successful, others not. One thing many resolutions have in common is being healthier. For people suffering from food intolerance, life can be challenging without the proper management. Here are a few resolutions from Histame.com to help get this year off to a healthy start: Resolution #1: Understand the...

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2010-12-30 13:27:07

Trips to the emergency room from food allergies may be more common than previously thought. Researchers report that Americans made just over a million visits to the ER for allergic reactions to food between 2001 and 2005. That averages out to about 200,000 ER visits each year, including about 90,000 visits for serious, sometimes life-threatening, allergic reactions known as anaphylaxis. These findings suggest that the numbers are now significantly higher than previously thought. "While...

2010-11-05 15:40:47

Many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. The food avoidance poses a nutritional risk for these children, and is often based primarily on data from blood tests known as serum immunoassays. Many factors, including patient and family history, physical examination, and blood and skin tests, should be used when evaluating potential food allergies....

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2010-10-20 13:10:00

A new study published on Wednesday found that a child's risk of allergies could be linked to the season that coincides with the first three months of pregnancy. Researchers cast an eye over the health records of 5,920 children born between 2001 and 2006 in the southern Finnish province of South Karelia, 961 of whom were given skin tests for allergies by the age of four. Ten percent of those who were born in October and November tested positive, twice the proportion of those born in June and...

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. Food allergy rates were found to be higher for children, non-Hispanic blacks, and males, according to the researchers. The odds of male black children having food allergies were 4.4 times higher than others in the general population. The research, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health and appears in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, is the...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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