By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 01/19/2014 - 18:17
The TellSpec is a device, akin to a "speed gun," that shines a beam of light onto food to measure caloric content, and search for allergens.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:17
Children of mothers who eat nuts during their pregnancy may have a lower risk of developing peanut and tree nut allergies.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 13:14
Fourteen-year-old Emma Sloan, from Dublin, Ireland, died on a street corner surrounded by family and strangers after a pharmacist denied her mother the EpiPen needed to save her life.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 17:55
A pet dog allowed indoors protects against asthma and allergies by promoting healthy gut bacteria.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 11:20
NFL star Adrian Peterson is the face of a new anaphylaxis preparedness campaign, and he's not the only celebrity with a severe food allergy.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 15:23
Women who have allergies, especially to allergens from plants, grass, and trees, could be at an increased risk for blood and bone marrow cancers.
By John Ericson | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 18:04
Bernard Ward risks a fatal allergic reaction each winter due to a rare condition called cold urticaria.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 18:10
The microbial challenges a farm setting provides could help farmers stave off allergies, thereby providing clues for treatment.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 17:58
A clarinet player developed ‘saxophone lung,’ an allergic reaction from fungi build-up inside the instrument, after he left his instrument uncleaned for 30 years.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 11/10/2013 - 18:19
As a bonus, a 10-year-old boy lost his peanut allergy following a bone marrow transplant for acute lymphocytic leukemia.