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A new study suggests that women aged 40 to 60 with asthma are admitted to hospital more than twice as often as males in the same age group. Drawing on a decade’s worth of data from the National Inpatient Sample databases, researchers from New York’s Downtown Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College found that for [...]
A Canadian city considers requiring all food outlets to have an auto-injector on hand in case of an allergic emergency.
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.
There has long been speculation that celiac disease’s increase might be related to higher gluten content in wheat today
The rights for people with food allergies and celiac disease in college have come a long way. There are two main legal documents which apply, and a recent Department of Justice complaint which resulted in a settlement all but confirms that severe food allergies constitute a disability under U.S. law. Rehabilitation Act, 1973 Applies to: [...]
A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggests that babies who eat more homemade and fresh foods are less likely to develop allergies later in life. For the study, researchers from the U.K. examined the food diaries kept by mothers of both allergic and non-allergic infants. All of the babies in [...]
A study finds that people with celiac disease with continuing intestinal damage have four times the risk of lymphoma as the general population.
For Rachel Maunus, a 13-year-old who lives with a life-threatening tree nut allergy, the school cafeteria can be a scary place – so her older sister decided to do something about that. Since 2011, Lauren Maunus, 15, has been spearheading an initiative designed to revolutionize food allergy awareness in Florida schools. “I’m really motivated because [...]