food allergies

‘India focus for allergy research’


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India will be under more focus for treatment and research on allergic disorders over the next two years, president of World Allergy Organisation (WAO) Ruby ... Read more...

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Sunshine likely to protect kids from eczema


February 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Increased exposure to sunlight may help protect children from the risk of both food allergies and eczema, a study reveals. Researchers from the European Centre for ... Read more...

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Blame your gut for your skin allergies


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): According to a new study, many children with atopic dermatitis also have food allergies, and in the course of skin contact with food allergens, the disease can worsen.Atopic ... Read more...

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First-born kids ‘more likely to suffer from allergies’


March 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
First-born kids 'more likely to suffer from allergies'London, Mar 29 (ANI): First-born children are more likely to suffer from allergies than their younger brothers and sisters, Japanese scientists have found.The researchers discovered ... Read more...

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Atopic dermatitis is a strong precursor to food allergies


February 6th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): Increasing evidence indicates that atopic dermatitis is a precursor to allergic diseases rather than a consequence. And now, dermatologists are advising parents of infants and young children affected ... Read more...

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6 months of breastfeeding alone could harm babies, say experts


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Child health experts are questioning the current guidance that advises mothers to exclusively breast feed their babies for the first six months.The researchers, led by Dr Mary Fewtrell, ... Read more...

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New guidelines to aid food allergies diagnosis released


December 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Food allergies are one of the biggest challenges today. But they are often hard for doctors to diagnose, and are even harder for parents to manage.That is ... Read more...

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Beware: A kiss could trigger allergic reaction


November 21st, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The next time you plan to kiss your beloved, give it a second thought. The kiss can trigger an allergic reaction in your partner, a study says."If you ... Read more...

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Chinese herbs can complement proven allergy treatments


November 15th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Allergists say complementary medicine when combined with traditional therapies may give allergy and asthma sufferers new options for treating symptoms.They discussed how herbal treatments might be integrated into ... Read more...

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No need to ban peanuts in schools, airlines: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): An allergist has said that banning peanuts from schools and airlines was not necessary since allergists could provide an action plan to help acute peanut allergy sufferers."Highly allergic ... Read more...

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How kissing can spread allergies too!


November 15th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Warning: You may not want to kiss your partner after reading this.Experts have found that even brushing teeth or waiting hours after eating may not prevent some partners ... Read more...

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Food-allergy fears lead to overly restrictive diets


November 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): National Jewish Health researchers have revealed that many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies.The food avoidance poses a ... Read more...

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Eating Peanuts While Pregnant Linked to Allergies in Baby


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from the Canadian Press, eating peanuts during pregnancy has been linked to food allergies in the baby. The new study suggests that those babies ... Read more...

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Food allergies more likely to afflict autumn babies


October 20th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Babies born in autumn are at a higher risk of developing food allergies, a new study says. Those born in October and November are almost twice as ... Read more...

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Babies born in October and November ‘more likely to have food allergies’


October 20th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A population based cohort study from Finland has shown that a child's likelihood of developing food allergies can be traced back to the season during which s/he completes ... Read more...

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Food allergies linked to higher risk of asthma attacks


October 4th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that individuals with food allergies are more likely to have asthma attacks.Food allergies are more common among people with asthma and may contribute ... Read more...

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Children, males and blacks at high risk of food allergies


October 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children, non-Hispanic blacks and males have higher risk for food allergies than other populations.The study estimates that 2.5 percent of the United ... Read more...

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Overprotective parents put their kids at higher risk of food allergies


October 4th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): Over protective parents, who are scared of childhood food allergies, and hence delay the introduction of troublesome foods, could be unwittingly raising their child's risk.A Melbourne-based study ... Read more...

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Way to turn off immune system’s allergic reaction discovered


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 02 (ANI): Scientists have found a way to turn off the immune system's allergic reaction to certain food proteins in mice- a discovery that could have implications for the millions ... Read more...

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Thousands of kids misdiagnosed with food allergies


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of children are being misdiagnosed with food allergies because of unreliable tests sold online. Youngsters are being put on unnecessary and restrictive diets, avoiding products containing ... Read more...

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Now, cell phones can tell how safe your food is


June 14th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 14 (ANI): Consumers who suffer from serious food allergies may depend on their cell phones to predict if it's safe for them or not.Nestle is working with researchers at Deakin ... Read more...

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MIT scientists devise better way to detect food allergies


May 24th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) About 30 percent of Americans believe they have food allergies. However, the actual number is far smaller -- closer to five percent, according to a recent study. The study, ... Read more...

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Few high-quality studies on food allergies, say researchers


May 12th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): There are few high-quality studies on food allergies, with limited uniform criteria for making a diagnosis and determining prevalence and effective treatments, according to a review of previous ... Read more...

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Peanut allergy cure could be available within 3yrs: Expert


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Parents of children allergic to peanuts can now heave a sigh of relief, thanks to a British doctor, who believes a cure for such allergies could be available ... Read more...

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Boiling shrimps may reduce shellfish allergens: Study


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that boiling shrimp for 10 minutes may reduce allergenic properties of total shrimp extracts.Researchers from Jimei University in Fujian China and the Agricultural ... Read more...

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Allergy awareness important for Indian youth: New chief of world body


January 31st, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Allergic diseases like asthma or skin and food allergies are increasing among youth in rising economies like India, says Ruby Pawankar, president-elect of the ... Read more...

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How sun exposure is linked to childhood food allergies


December 11th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): Sun exposure is leading to food allergies getting more common in children as one goes further south in Australia, according to an expert.Canberra-based allergy expert Dr Ray Mullins ... Read more...

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Jenny McCarthy’s dieting secrets


August 30th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Actress Jenny McCarthy has revealed that she still sticks to some of the dieting techniques that helped her lose 60 pounds of baby weight more than six ... Read more...

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Jenny McCarthy’s dieting secrets!


August 30th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Actress Jenny McCarthy has revealed that she still sticks to some of the dieting techniques that helped her lose 60 pounds of baby weight more than six ... Read more...

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Scientists find nut allergy children ‘cure’


July 19th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Kids suffering from potentially lethal nut allergies have been offered a new hope following the success of an experimental new treatment.A groundbreaking therapy which effectively "retrains" the immune ... Read more...

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Cutting kids’ exposure to several allergens may help prevent asthma


July 8th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A review of studies have suggested that reducing kids' exposure to a variety of allergens, rather than targeting a single 'trigger,' might be a better way to avoid ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity linked to allergy risk


May 5th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that obese kids and adolescents are at increased risk of having some kind of allergy, especially to a food."We found a positive ... Read more...

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Eight kinds of food account for 90 percent allergies


April 20th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Just eight kinds of food account for 90 percent of allergies that affect schoolchildren, according to a study by scientists in the US. Researchers at the Washington University School ... Read more...

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Novel drug target for severe allergic reactions identified


January 30th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified a novel target that may lead to the development of new class of allergy drugs.The researchers have come across a ... Read more...

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Scientists develop novel mouse model for peanut allergy


January 13th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Chicago researchers have announced the development of new mouse model for food allergy that mimics symptoms generated during a reaction to peanuts.According to the experts at ... Read more...

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