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Study: Many mistakenly think they have drug allergies
Date: 2009-03-10 00:00:00

New research has found the majority of people who think they may be allergic to life-saving medication may be wrong.... Full Story

Organization to raise food allergy awareness
Date: 2009-03-19 00:00:00

A national nonprofit organization has collaborated with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in an effort to warn restaurant workers about possible food allergies they may not realize they have.... Full Story

Ah spring, the time for allergy testing
Date: 2009-03-26 00:00:00

With parts of the country finally experiencing some warmer weather, it may be a good time for parents to schedule their children for allergy testing to ensure optimal health during a season known for running noses and watery eyes from various buds.... Full Story

Vigilant mom protects son from food allergies
Date: 2009-04-02 00:00:00

A producer recently talked about her struggles raising her 4-year-old son Teddy, who suffers from dangerous food allergies.... Full Story

Vitamin D insufficiency may be linked to increased asthma severity
Date: 2009-04-23 00:00:00

The lower vitamin D levels are in the blood, the worse the indicators of allergy and asthma severity, according to the first study of vitamin D and disease severity in children with asthma.... Full Story

'Take Action, Prevent Reactions' plan to manage food allergies
Date: 2009-04-28 00:00:00

Food allergies can be fatal, but careful management and better education and awareness can minimize the danger. The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network is offering suggestions for how both those who have the allergy and their friends and families can help.

"Food allergies can be challenging to manage, but we know that reactions can be prevented by taking a few simple steps," said Julia Bradsher, CEO of FAAN, in a statement from the organization.... Full Story

'Take Action, Prevent Reactions' plan to manage food allergies
Date: 2009-04-29 00:00:00

Food allergies can be fatal, but careful management and better education and awareness can minimize the danger. The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network is offering suggestions for how both those who have the allergy and their friends and families can help. ... Full Story

Folic acid deficiency may be linked to allergies, asthma
Date: 2009-05-05 00:00:00

Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, may help regulate inflammation and possibly reduce the severity of allergy and asthma symptoms, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.... Full Story

Athletes with asthma need more help from their team trainers
Date: 2009-05-05 00:00:00

Not enough NCAA trainers are managing their athletes' asthma according to best practice standards, according to a new study appearing in the American College of Sports Medicine's journal.... Full Story

Food intolerance testing may help with diet
Date: 2009-05-07 00:00:00

Avoidance of hidden food allergies, or food intolerance, may be an effective weight loss method, according to a study published in the Middle East Journal of Family Medicine.... Full Story

Potential new ragweed allergy therapy enters phase II clinical trials
Date: 2009-05-13 00:00:00

Circassa Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company focused on allergy treatments, has initiated a phase II clinical development program for a new ragweed allergy, commonly referred to as hay fever, therapy. The treatment is based on their ToleroMune technology, which has already completed a successful phase II trial on patients with cat allergies.... Full Story

New clues to how corticosteroids help treat allergies
Date: 2009-05-28 00:00:00

Research coming out of the Imperial College in London may provide an explanation for why corticosteroids are effective treatments for allergic inflammation. This in turn may point the way to new targets for treating allergic diseases in the future.... Full Story

New allergy treatment shows promise
Date: 2009-06-15 00:00:00

An experimental treatment for food allergies, still under research at leading medical centers such as Johns Hopkins, has been showing promising results in children, according to a report in the Washington Post.... Full Story

Allergies may be result of too much caution
Date: 2009-06-29 00:00:00

There is a growing belief among allergists and doctors that being overly cautious in keeping a child from encountering germs and pathogens may make them more susceptible to developing allergies.... Full Story

Skateboarder death highlights importance of allergy lab tests
Date: 2009-08-18 00:00:00

Last week the skateboarding world was shocked when it heard the news of Andy Kessler's death from an allergic reaction to an insect bite.... Full Story

Food allergy testing important for public health
Date: 2009-08-24 00:00:00

As families gear up to send their children back to school in the fall, food allergy testing may be something to place on the list of things to do before the kids return to the classroom.... Full Story

Study: Children may be able to reverse food allergy
Date: 2009-08-28 00:00:00

Though a food allergy test can help parents to avoid certain foods for their children, a new study has found that some allergies may be able to be overcome through a gradual dosing.... Full Story

With reported food allergies rising, researchers investigate
Date: 2009-09-01 00:00:00

Though most vegetarians, meat-lovers and omnivores, alike do not stop to consider if their next meal will be life-threatening, the prevalence of food allergies and their associated symptoms seems to be increasing, according to recent studies.... Full Story

Hay fever and food allergies linked
Date: 2009-09-02 00:00:00

Sufferers of the allergic reaction known as hay fever may need to monitor the foods they eat to prevent further adverse reactions, according to a specialist in the field.... Full Story

Sudden allergies in adults may spark rise in food allergy testing
Date: 2009-09-09 00:00:00

Although most people develop food allergies as children, adults are not out of the woods. Grown men and women are still capable of developing allergies at any point, one doctor says.... Full Story

Study: Chlorine causes asthma, allergies
Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00

Swimming pools which contain chlorine in excess are likely to increase a child's risk of developing asthma or other allergies, according to new research.... Full Story

Common Allergies May Thwart Sex Life
Date: 2009-09-17 00:00:00

Aside from the irritating physical effects allergies, the sneezing and watery eyes may frustrate the sex lives of sufferers, new research reveals.... Full Story

Allergy symptoms curbed by natural products
Date: 2009-09-21 00:00:00

Allergy sufferers may be excited to hear that their symptoms could be treated by a number of natural products, one allergist says.... Full Story

Study: Temperature changes can set off asthma, allergies
Date: 2009-09-25 00:00:00

The summer months can cause anxiety for asthma and allergy sufferers, as heat and humidity have been linked to higher emergency room referrals for symptomatic children, according to recent studies.... Full Story

Allergy testing advised for top 100 fall allergy cities
Date: 2009-10-02 00:00:00

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) recently unveiled data listing the 100 most common allergies in autumn and the worst U.S. cities for fall allergy sufferers.... Full Story

Candy company recalls product that may cause serious allergies
Date: 2009-10-06 00:00:00

The producer of a brand of caramel apples has recalled their product because of its potential to cause serious allergic reactions.... Full Story

Allergy tests, legislation may assist food-allergic children
Date: 2009-10-19 00:00:00

A bill under consideration in Congress aims to help schools manage nearly 8,600 students with potentially lethal food allergies in New York.... Full Story

Food allergy tests recommended as Halloween nears
Date: 2009-10-26 00:00:00

With about 3 million U.S. children experiencing food allergies, families and health officials around the country are devising methods to afford these kids the same thrills of Halloween trick-or-treating granted to their peers.... Full Story

Oral contraceptive study may encourage asthma testing
Date: 2009-11-13 00:00:00

Asthma and airway inflammation often become more acute as hormone levels change in women, but "the pill" may alleviate the symptoms, new research suggests.... Full Story

Allergy testing reveals increasing occurrence in kids
Date: 2009-11-16 00:00:00

The occurrence of food allergies, which are potentially life-threatening, has dramatically increased among children in the U.S., new research has found.... Full Story

Asthma tests identify traffic, dust as triggers
Date: 2009-11-24 00:00:00

Infants and small children who are exposed to traffic pollution and dust have a higher risk of asthma, according to clinical allergy testing.... Full Story

Study: Five genes linked to abnormal lung function
Date: 2009-12-15 00:00:00

Treatments for asthma and other lung diseases may improve after a recent study identified five genetic variants that likely influence lung function, researchers say.... Full Story

Doctor: Individuals with sinusitis 'should consider allergy testing'
Date: 2009-12-22 00:00:00

A recent Dutch study which linked allergens to serious sinus problems that affect millions of Americans may encourage allergy testing for concerned sufferers.... Full Story

Indoor allergens thrive during winter, doctors warn
Date: 2009-12-30 00:00:00

Though hay fever sufferers may breathe a sigh of relief at the end of summer and fall when the high-pollen seasons finally wane, colder temperatures and indoor allergens associated with winter can introduce a whole new set of problems, which may encourage some to undergo allergy testing.... Full Story

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