peanut allergy

Breast fed kids to develop nut allergies


July 13th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Children breast fed for the first six months of their birth are 1.5 times more likely to develop a nut allergy than those exposed to ... Read more...

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Gene defect that can triple peanut allergy risk identified


March 12th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Scientists have identified a gene defect that can triple the risk of a child developing an allergy to peanuts.An international research team, led by Dundee University, said it ... Read more...

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Kids with less Vitamin D more likely to have allergies


February 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Children with low vitamin D levels are more likely to develop allergies, a new study warns. Researchers looked at vitamin D levels in blood samples collected from more ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D levels associated with allergies in children


February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that low vitamin D levels are associated with increased likelihood that children will develop allergies.Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva ... Read more...

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Young boys ‘face twice the risk of peanut allergy’


February 7th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has found that young Brit boys from higher income homes face twice the risk of peanut allergy than those from poorer background.It also found that ... 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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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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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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Eating peanuts during pregnancy ‘ups child’s risk for peanut allergy’


November 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): A new research has found that pregnant women who eat peanuts might be putting their children at an increased risk for peanut allergy.Scott H. Sicherer at Mount Sinai ... Read more...

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Cure for peanut allergy may lie in peanuts


September 7th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): People who have peanut allergies panic at the mere sight of it. But, new research at Duke University Medical Center is showing the culprit may also be the ... Read more...

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U.S. Authorities Considering Banning Peanut On Airlines


June 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Savannah, Georgia, June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some real good news for those who suffer from peanut allergies. It has come to light that federal prosecutors are contemplating putting ... 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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Why do peanuts trigger allergic reactions?


February 12th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) Researchers now have a clue as to why peanuts trigger life-threatening allergic reactions, a finding that potentially opens the way to avert such outcomes. "Peanut allergy is a ... Read more...

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Soon, simple test to detect peanut allergy


January 12th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists from University of Manchester in Britain are testing a new diagnostic tool that may help predict life-threatening peanut allergy.Lead researcher Adnan Custovic suggests that testing for a ... Read more...

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Peanuts cure kids of allergies


March 16th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists from Duke University Medical Centre and Arkansas Children''s Hospital have successfully cured peanut allergy by building up children''s tolerance to the oval-shaped ... Read more...

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Brit scientists find peanut allergy ”cure”


February 20th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists have successfully cured peanut allergy by building up children''s tolerance to the oval-shaped nut.The research team from Cambridge''s Addenbrooke''s Hospital exposed four ... 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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Early peanut consumption may keep allergy at bay


October 31st, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Kids who avoid peanut in infancy and early childhood are 10 times as likely to develop peanut allergy as those who are exposed to the groundnut, according ... Read more...

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Soy-milk doesn’t cause peanut allergies in kids


June 19th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Parents need not worry about giving their children soy milk or soy-based formula. It is not likely to trigger peanut allergy, according to a new study. "Our results ... Read more...

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Australian Army chief sued over cadet’s death


June 6th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 6 (IANS) The chief of the Australian Army is being sued over the death of 13-year-old Nathan Francis, who died after suffering a peanut allergy attack last year ... 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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Heavy peanut intake by parents can lead to allergies in kids


January 1st, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, January 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that infants whose parents gorge on peanuts have a higher likelihood of developing allergies to them.Conducted for the Food Standards Agency by ... Read more...

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