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Food Allergy

Brave Girl’s New Food Freedom

Hannah Ianelli is a new kid these days. The 11-year-old girl from the Boston area has good reason to grin, now that she’s finished a peanut oral immunotherapy trial that involved getting shots of the asthma drug omalizumab (or Xolair). Going out for dinner with her family, eating at a friend’s house, or heading to […]

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The Hunt for a Food Allergy Cure: Where Is It Heading?

The latest on food allergy research, and the obstacles to overcome.

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Prison Allergy Death Sparks $10 Million Lawsuit

The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear before a judge […]

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Good Samaritan Saves 2-Year-Old from Allergic Reaction

A good Samaritan helps save a 2-year-old’s life during a roadside reaction.

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World’s Oldest Allergist: Active at 101

He once treated Saddam Hussein for allergies: he’s the world’s oldest allergist at 101.

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Halloween 2013: Food Allergy-Friendly Candies and Treats

Our editors’ top picks of this year’s safe Halloween treats.

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Food Allergy’s Burden on Families: $3,500 a Year

Having a child with a food allergy raises the expenses of an American family by a hefty $3,457 a year, says a groundbreaking national study

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Drinking Probiotics to Ward Off Allergies

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that taking probiotics taken during pregnancy or early in life may reduce the risk of developing food allergies.

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Increased Allergy Risk for C-Section Babies

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that suggests infants who are born via Caesarian section are more likely to develop allergies later in life.

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Disordered Mast Cells, and the Clues to Food Allergy

FOOD Allergies, EoE, Autism, Asthma, Celiac Disease and Eczema all have mast cell issues in common. There is a huge need for research into food allergy and its relationship with these other diseases. You have probably heard of most of these diagnoses except for maybe a new diagnosis called Mast Cell Disorder.

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