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Food Allergy

Chinese Herbs for Food Allergy: 2 Success Stories

Allergic Living columnist Gina Clowes recently interviewed Dr. Xiu-Min Li about the work she’s doing with butanol-purified FAHF-2, or B-FAHF-2. Gina’s full interview for her Allergy Moms e-letter is here.  Below, we share Dr. Li’s words to Gina about two of her patient successes. Gina Clowes: Would you share a few success stories with your […]

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AAAAI: Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question

The AAAAI has released a list of tests and procedures that are overused in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies.

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SnackSafely.com Program Closes Gaps in Allergy Labeling

SnackSafely.com has just launched a new program that clarifies allergen information on foods.

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The Allergy Fix Documentary to Air

CBC-TV’s The Nature of Things program will air “The Allergy Fix” documentary on Thursday Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. (ET). See the trailer.

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First Long-Term Study of Peanut Therapy Shows Lasting Protection

A new study has proven for the first time that oral immunotherapy for peanut can provide lasting beneficial results.

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High Success Rate in Peanut OIT Study

After six months of treatment, more than 80 percent of the children taking the therapy were able to eat at least five peanuts a day

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Family Criticizes Airline Crew’s Response to In-flight Reaction

A Massachusetts couple says an airline crew acted cavalierly when their nut-allergic daughter began to suffer an anaphylactic reaction on a flight

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Eating Peanuts or Nuts in Pregnancy Lowers Child Allergy Risk

A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that eating peanuts or tree nuts during pregnancy may help reduce the chances of allergy.

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More Evidence of Protective Effect of Early-Life Dog Exposure

Researchers learn more about the protective effect to allergies granted by early-life dog exposure.

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Nut Allergy Scare for Conor Kennedy

Conor Kennedy, son of Bobby Kennedy Jr., was taken to a hospital in Aspen over the holidays after suffering a severe allergic reaction to nuts, the New York Post reports. Conor was reported to have suffered anaphylaxis, but the Post describes him recovering quickly and soon being back on the slopes. He is the son […]

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