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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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Six mn US kids have food allergy: Study


June 21st, 2011 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 21 (IANS) Nearly six million children in the US suffer from allergic reactions towards certain food items, says a new study.This estimate is higher than some previous ... Read more...

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Aversion to milk products exists only in mind


May 9th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Aversion to milk products may have no real basis but exists only in the mind. Such people may be labouring under stress, anxiety or depression. The ... 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 more likely to suffer from allergies


March 21st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) As a first born, you are more likely to suffer from particular allergies than your younger siblings, a new research says."It has been established that individuals ... Read more...

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Myths related to spring allergies busted


February 27th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Not satisfied with the kind of information available pertaining to spring allergies and want something reliable? Well, here's what you need to read.The American College of Allergy, Asthma ... 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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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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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 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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Children with food allergies are often victims of bullying: Study


September 28th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that 35 percent of kids with food allergies, who are over the age of five, have been victims ... 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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Gene site linked to food allergy identified


March 8th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the first major gene location responsible for a severe, often painful type of food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).In this disease, which may cause ... 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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Molecular switch that triggers allergic response in humans identified


January 21st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American research on human cells has found a molecule thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP), which directs immune cells to develop the ability to generate an allergic response. ... 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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Meet the 5yr-old who is allergic to all types of food


July 28th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 28 (ANI): Oz kid Kaleb Bussenschutt has became one of the most difficult mysteries doctors have ever had to solve. The 5-year-old boy is suffering from an allergy to all ... 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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Study finds no definitive role of diets in rheumatoid arthritis treatment


January 28th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A new review of 15 studies has found that there is no definitive evidence that changing ones diet can help treat rheumatoid arthritis, a disease in which ... 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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Treatment for food allergy on the anvil


December 1st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists across Europe are working towards developing a treatment for one of the most common and dangerous conditions for humans food allergy.The initiative called the Food Allergy ... Read more...

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Food allergies are not what they seem, half the time


November 1st, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Half of all food allergies are no allergies at all, according to a new study based on 419 patients in Germany. Extensive testing could confirm food allergy ... Read more...

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Milk allergy? Drink more milk


October 31st, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Increasingly higher doses of milk may ease and possibly help children allergic to milk overcome the condition, a new study has found. The findings are based on a ... Read more...

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Milk may help ease milk allergies


October 31st, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Kids allergic to milk often avoid the healthy drink, however, a new study has shown that intake of large quantities of the drink itself can help overcome ... Read more...

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Most students dont take food allergy threat seriously


August 6th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Most students with food allergies either dont understand the seriousness of their problem or are often in environments where they could not be treated during emergency, researchers ... Read more...

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Students with food allergies taking unnecessary risks


August 6th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Students allergic to food still eat them when they know they shouldn't and they are not treated with potentially life-saving epinephrine as often as they should be. Besides ... Read more...

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Food allergy is in trend


July 15th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A report says that 11 million Americans suffer from food allergies and sends victims to the hospital.About 150 people die each year from allergic reactions to food, the odd thing is that ... Read more...

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Aussies branded Worlds Worst Allergy Hypochondriacs!


May 22nd, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): More than one in ten adults Down Under believe that they have a sensitivity to food when they do not, say skin specialists, who label Australians the ... Read more...

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Study establishes link between allergic diseases and irritable bowel syndrome


February 1st, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Rush University Medical Center scientists say that adults with allergy symptoms are more likely to show a high incidence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which suggests a link ... Read more...

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Mothers often mistake babys illness for food allergy


February 1st, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study has highlighted that the tendency of mothers to mistake their childrens illnesses for a food allergy.University of Portsmouth researchers, who carried out the study, ... Read more...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) linked to allergies


January 24th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): A new study has found that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is likely to be higher in patients with allergies.The study was conducted on 125 adults by Mary C. ... Read more...

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