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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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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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9 Spots Where Allergy Triggers Hide

You may think you’ve got allergy and asthma triggers under control in your own home. But do you really? Allergic Living helps root out some crafty culprits that have your household wheezing and sneezing: 1. The Dirt on Houseplants If you think the philodendron is setting off your sneeze attacks, think again. Indoor foliage is […]

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Peanut Allergy Study With Xolair: Impressive Results

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.

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Brave Girl’s New Food Freedom

Hannah Ianelli is a new kid these days. The 11-year-old girl from the Boston area has good reason to grin, now that she’s finished a peanut oral immunotherapy trial that involved getting shots of the asthma drug omalizumab (or Xolair). Going out for dinner with her family, eating at a friend’s house, or heading to […]

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The Hunt for a Food Allergy Cure: Where Is It Heading?

The latest on food allergy research, and the obstacles to overcome.

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FDA’s Gluten-Free Rule: Issues in the Fine Print

The FDA’s new gluten-free labeling standard is a great step forward, but has some issues.

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Company Nixes Allergy Chemical in Sunscreen

Johnson & Johnson announces changes to a sunscreen product after over 150 people reported skin reactions.

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City Mulls Auto-Injectors in Restaurants

A Canadian city considers requiring all food outlets to have an auto-injector on hand in case of an allergic emergency.

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