Posted: June 26th, 2012 - 9:58am
Young children with allergies to milk and egg experience an unexpectedly high number of reactions to these and other foods, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. More than 70 percent of preschool children with documented or suspected food allergies suffered a significant reaction during the three-year period.
Posted: June 26th, 2012 - 9:56am
A team of researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and four other institutions have found that young children with documented or likely allergies to milk and/or eggs, whose families were instructed on how to avoid these and other foods, still experienced allergic reactions at a rate of almost once per year.
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Posted: June 3rd, 2012 - 12:18pm
The all too common recall headline these days:
XYZ Foods is recalling [product name] because …
… the product contains soy protein, a known allergen, not declared on the label.
… it may contain undeclared traces of egg.
Posted: May 20th, 2012 - 12:19pm
I made a new friend last night in Germany, especially when I taunted him for saying the best music to come out of Canada was Rush.
Posted: March 31st, 2012 - 11:38am
“Allergic diseases have reached pandemic levels,” begins David Artis’s new paper in Nature Medicine.
Posted: March 31st, 2012 - 11:37am
SAN DIEGO -- The standard test used to detect milk-protein residues in processed foods may not work as well as previously believed in all applications, sometimes missing ingredients that can cause milk allergy, the most common childhood food allergy, which affects millions of children under age 3, a scientist reported here today at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Che
American Chemical Society
Posted: March 22nd, 2012 - 12:03pm
Commercial tests that claim to determine whether a person has food allergies, sensitivities or an inability to tolerate certain foods are a waste of money, warns a Toronto allergy specialist, who wrote about the issue in this week’s Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Posted: March 20th, 2012 - 5:42pm
Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the University of Melbourne have identified a new way to accurately test for peanut allergy.
It is hoped the test would be more cost effective and convenient than standard approaches and minimise over-diagnosis of peanut allergy in the community.
Posted: January 24th, 2012 - 3:05pm
Living with a food allergy or intolerance can be a huge hassle. So it’s surprising how many people think they have sensitivities to certain foods — and alter their lives accordingly — when they really don’t.
Posted: January 5th, 2012 - 2:52pm
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA -- Ammaria Johnson, a seven-year-old elementary school student in Chesterfield County, Virginia, died after suffering an allergic reaction at school.
According to Chesterfield police spokeswoman Elizabeth Caroon, the initial investigation revealed that the Hopkins Elementary School student, a first grader, died after she suffered an allergic reaction.