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So-called “may contains”, or advisory labels on packaged foods, are confusing for allergic consumers and can even be dangerous
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.
Taking certain medications to control high blood pressure can severely worsen symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome, even to the point of bringing on anaphylaxis, says new research presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. When individuals who have OAS take drugs known as ACE inhibitors, which work by […]
The federal School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act was signed into law by the President on November 13.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released the long-awaited school food allergy guidelines.
The Canadian city of Hamilton moved one step closer to requiring epinephrine auto-injectors at its 1,900 food service outlets.
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(October 10, 2013) The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear […]