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Food Allergy

Tragic Spring: 3 Food Allergy-Related Deaths

We’re saddened to report that three young people have died from anaphylactic reactions in the past two months.

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Largest-Ever Food Allergy Study Begins

“This is a massive research project which will have far reaching consequences for consumers and food producers,” said professor Clare Mills of the University of Manchester

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Canadian Parliament to Debate Anaphylaxis Motion

The Canadian parliament is scheduled to vote on a motion that could pave the way for increased awareness, meaningful policies and laws surrounding food allergy and anaphylaxis. “With Motion M-230, we want to look at how we can help coordinate a thoughtful government response to anaphylaxis, to raise public understanding of life threatening allergies, and […]

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Two Food Allergy Deaths in Spring Break

In the course of a week, two young people have had their lives cut short due to food-allergic reactions.

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Parents Intentionally Feeding Kids Allergens

It appears many parents are intentionally exposing their food-allergic children to their triggers, against medical advice.

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Reality Check: Dr. Oz on Nut Proteins in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

When Dr. Mehmet Oz hosted a segment on his TV show in February about counterfeit extra-virgin olive oil, he was mad.

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Food Allergies May Limit Growth

Children with food allergies have been found to have lower weight and height than their non-allergic counterparts.

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Roundup: AAAAI 2013 Coverage

A list of some of the most fascinating findings from this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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Epi Shot Moves Lower in Obese Patients

Researchers have discovered that in certain individuals there may be a more effective location to administer the shot of life.

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Testing for Food Allergies – From a Smartphone

Called the iTube, a prototype device succeeds in accurately testing food for peanut allergen. Next up? Testing other allergens and gluten.

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