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Airlines Face Lobbying from Allergic Travelers

Allergic travelers are getting vocal about rights, gaining political support and starting petitions.

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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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FAACT Allergy & Anaphylaxis Group Launches

The new group’s mission is to “educate, advocate, and raise awareness” for those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

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Study: Top Allergens Added to Herbal Products

Some herbal products are being adulterated with plants not listed on the label, including top allergens and gluten.

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Canada’s MDs Take Position on Infant Diet and Food Allergy

A joint position statement declares there is no evidence that delaying the introduction of allergenic foods protects babies against food allergies.

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The Link Between Migraines and Hay Fever

If you have allergies or hay fever, you’re more likely to suffer from migraines, according to researchers at the University of Cincinnati.

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New EoE Test Developed

Dr. Marc Rothenberg Researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital have developed a ground breaking diagnostic test for eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE. The test “offers an unprecedented opportunity to improve diagnosis and treatment” of EoE, notes Dr. Marc Rothenberg, senior study author and a leading expert on the disease. According to the study, published in the […]

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Blocking Nerve Cells Could Halt Eczema’s Itch

Scientists have discovered that blocking certain nerve cells could not only treat eczema, but prevent associated issues from developing later in life.

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Advisory Labels: May Contain Confusion

So-called “may contains”, or advisory labels on packaged foods, are confusing for allergic consumers and can even be dangerous

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