Tree nut allergies affect more than 1 per cent of kids in North America, and studies show many don’t know how to identify them. Having a tree nut allergy gives a one-in-three chance of allergy to other tree nuts. Here are some images of common tree nuts – examine them closely to learn what each […]
At least 1.6 percent of Americans, and possibly as many as 5.1 percent, have experienced anaphylaxis, according to an extensive study
A new pilot study has resulted in subjects being able to tolerate 160 to 400 times more peanut than they could at the study’s outset.
A 10-year-old boy with leukemia who recently received a bone marrow transplant was cured not only of his cancer, but of his severe peanut allergy too.
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 […]
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
There has been a lot of talk in the food allergy community about the new The Smurfs 2 movie because of a certain scene involving peanut allergy.
When Dr. Mehmet Oz hosted a segment on his TV show in February about counterfeit extra-virgin olive oil, he was mad.