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How Does Modernization Explain The Current Allergy Epidemic?

By | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 18:10

The microbial challenges a farm setting provides could help farmers stave off allergies, thereby providing clues for treatment.

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Woman With Shoe Allergy Forced To Work After Receiving Disability For 20 Years

By | Fri, 10/25/2013 - 11:58

Tracy Kenny, a woman with a shoe allergy, is forced to return to work after receiving disability for 20 years.

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Goldendoodle Sniffs Out Peanuts To Protect 7-Year-Old Girl From A Deadly Nut Allergy

By | Fri, 08/09/2013 - 15:37

A family goldendoodle accompanies a seven-year-old girl to parties and school to protect her from a deadly nut allergy.

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C-Section Babies At Risk For Allergies Later In Life

By | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 14:16

A c-section birth may leave a baby susceptible to low immunity due to lack of healthy gut bacteria.

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Allergy Test For Crohn's Drug Before Treatment May Be Possible

By | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 14:25

A new study suggests it may be possible to test for potential side effects of the Crohn's disease drug infliximab before treatment is administered.

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Hip Replacements Made Safer With New Allergy Test [Video]

By | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 00:35

Denver hospital develops a blood test to protect against allergic reactions to hip and knee implants

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10 All-Natural Ways To Alleviate Spring Allergies

By | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 17:46

Sneezing, wheezing, itching, redness, swelling, and coughing are put to rest with these ten all-natural remedies that will eliminate seasonal allergy blues.

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Parents’ Saliva On Pacifiers Can Reduce Infant’s Allergy Risks

By | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 11:43

The transfer of oral microbes modifies the threat of allergies in newborns, a new study suggests.

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Gesundheit! Being Born In The US Increases Allergy Risk

By | Mon, 04/29/2013 - 18:25

Children who were born in the United States or moved there shortly after birth have a higher risk for allergic diseases.

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Gluten-Free Beer? Common Gluten Detection Method is Inaccurate

By | Fri, 03/01/2013 - 21:39

A widely used method of measuring gluten levels is inaccurate – your gluten-free beer might not be as celiac-safe as you thought.

Allergies Are a Disability, Says Court

By | Thu, 01/10/2013 - 14:16

The Iowa Court of Appeals has ruled that severe allergies may be counted as a disability.

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Tap Water Pesticide Associated With Food Allergies

By | Mon, 12/03/2012 - 10:19

A study has found that pesticides in tap water might partially explain the rise of food allergies in the US.

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Out in the Cold: Rare Condition Leaves Colorado Children Literally Allergic to Cold

By | Mon, 11/19/2012 - 15:06

As temperatures drop in many parts of the United States, one family has to battle a life-threatening allergy to cold.

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Tick Bites Linked to Surge in Meat Allergies: Can a Tiny Bite Force You to Become Vegetarian?

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:58

Just one from a tiny tick may cause people to develop an allergy to red meat, according to new research.

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Children of Affluent Families More Likely to Be Allergic to Peanuts

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 11:59

Children who grow up in affluent households are more likely to develop peanut allergy compared those who live in poorer neighborhoods.

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