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LEAP Study: Reality Check

The release of the LEAP study’s findings that having at-risk infants consume peanut protein can, in a majority of cases, teach the immune system tolerance and prevent allergy has led to some confusion. In light of questions that have followed the AAAAI meeting announcement of these results, we turned to the experts to address two […]

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Special Report: Top Research from the 2015 AAAAI Meeting

The AAAAI annual meeting is a hub of scientific breakthroughs and new treatments. Here are the highlights from the 2015 conference.

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Light and Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

By Cybele Pascal The type of potatoes makes a big difference in the consistency. I prefer Russet for best results. Makes 6 servings Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 3 lbs (1.5 kg) Russet potatoes 3/4 cup (175 mL) plain dairy-free milk alternative (such as rice) 6 tbsp dairy-free, soy-free margarine 1/2 tsp […]

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Early Introduction of Peanut Protects Against Allergy, LEAP Study Finds

Chance of developing peanut allergy reduced 70 to 80 percent in high-risk babies. New guidelines expected.

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The Cumin Recall: How to Find Safe Spices and Spiced Foods

Allergic Living’s investigation into safe spice products and what you can do to ensure safe buying.

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Inside the Search for Chinese Herbal Food Allergy Treatments

Meet Dr. Ying Song, one of the researchers on the hunt for improved Chinese herbal food allergy treatments and the reason why they work.

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Toward Peanut Allergy Tolerance: Q&A with Dr. Mimi Tang

Researchers in Australia have introduced a game-changing idea in the hunt for a peanut allergy cure. They combined a large daily dose of specific probiotics with oral immunotherapy to find out whether this would effectively treat peanut allergy.

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First Date: One Girl, One Guy and His Multiple Allergies

Dating with multiple allergies may seem impossible, but sometimes love does conquer all. Read this mom’s heartfelt story of how two childhood friends refused to let allergies get in the way of a fairytale evening out.

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If a Child Passed a Milk and Egg Challenge Test, Is There Still a Risk of Reacting?

Q: My severely allergic child passed a baked egg and milk challenge in the allergist’s office. We are starting to introduce foods with baked allergens, like muffins and bread. I’m optimistic but nervous. Do you find many children in our son’s situation returning with reports of reactions or even anaphylaxis? And, if he continues to […]

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New Michigan Law Boosts Food Allergy Awareness in Restaurants

“We’re trying to make it so that it’s a little more consistent in training,” says Senator Judy Emmons, who sponsored the bill.

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