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Soon after receiving a double lung transplant, a Toronto woman had four anaphylactic reactions. Turns out the donor had a peanut allergy.
Makes 10 Free of: Gluten, peanuts, dairy, soy, sesame Contains: Almonds (almond flour), Eggs Sweetness: Medium Ingredients 1/2 cup (125 mL) coconut flour 1/2 cup (125 mL) blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) sea salt 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) baking soda 3 large eggs 1/2 cup (125 mL) grapeseed oil 1/2 cup (125 mL) [...]
Scientists have proven that gluten sensitivity and celiac disease are separate conditions and do not have the same outcomes on health.
Having either celiac disease or asthma puts you at a higher risk of getting the other. Researchers want to know why.
Regulations requiring 11 top allergens and gluten to be clearly labeled on foods and beverages will pass on Feb. 16. The lone exception: beer.
A 7-year-old nut allergic boy suffered two heart attacks and one respiratory arrest after eating chocolate from a substitute teacher.
Are you a parent or caregiver of a child who has experienced his or her FIRST allergic reaction within the past 12 months that required medical attention from a healthcare professional? Would you like to participate in a research study? A group of researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, are conducting a research study [...]
The following chart tracks the long history of Health Canada’s proposed amendments to Food and Drug Regulations 1220: Enhanced Labelling of Allergens Gluten Sources and Added Sulphites. 1990 Petition from Allergy/Asthma Information (AAI) patient group asking Health Canada (HC) for complete allergen labelling on food products. 1993 HC and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada formed a [...]
Jo-Anne St. Vincent is a nurse and CAE at the Children’s Asthma Education Centre in Winnipeg. Q. My husband and I are hoping to put in a gas fireplace. Is it correct to assume this would be safer than wood-burning since our son has moderate, controlled asthma? Jo-Anne St. Vincent: Wood-burning fireplaces can expose family [...]