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New Online Solution for Food Allergy Sufferers. Allergiesandme.com Provides Needed Resources

... for children and adults suffering from Food allergies and Food Intolerance issues. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 4, 2009 -- Food allergies affect up to 6 percent of young children and 3.5 ... find the products needed to live with their allergies and food intolerances. "I started the ...

Eye Related Symptoms Bring More Than Tears to Allergy Sufferers, New Survey Reveals

... contact lenses, other problems arise. When their allergies act up, half (50%) say they switch to glasses, ... (26%) report Fall as the worst time for eye allergies Half of women surveyed (52%) report that their eyes are so itchy as a result of their allergies that it causes them to rub their eyes and rub off ...

Dining Out With Food Allergies

... even when dining out. Diners with food allergies and other crucial health needs must be smart ... more tools available to the consumer with food allergies to access health information and to act on what ... are also growing in their understanding of food allergies and other customer health needs -- some in ...

If Heads Turn When You Sneeze, Enter the 'Side-Splitting Sneeze Contest'

... Chloraseptic(R) Allergen Block and Little allergies (R) Allergen Block , announce the launch of the ... " Chloraseptic Allergen Block and Little allergies Allergen Block offer these sufferers a drug-free ... once they have started, Chloraseptic and Little allergies Allergen Block products , when used as directed ...

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Announces New Food Allergy Initiative Advocacy Steering Committee

... leading edge to find a cure." About Food allergies There are no medications to cure or control ... minutes. Although researchers estimate that food allergies cause tens of thousands of emergency room visits ... in a recent five-year period, the rates of peanut allergies among children literally doubled, ...

Climate Change Could Sting Allergy, Asthma Sufferers

... be bad for your health -- especially if you have allergies or asthma. Global warming is making pollen ... insects flourish, putting more people with bee allergies at greater risk, experts say. "Climate change ... Those changes will mean more people with allergies and asthma will suffer. In wet areas, ...

New data analysis shows possible link between childhood obesity and allergies

... dataset designed to obtain information about allergies and asthma. "While the results from this study ... were about 26 percent more likely to have allergies than children of normal weight. "The signal for allergies seemed to be coming mostly from food allergies. ...

Folic Acid Might Offer Allergy Relief

... acid, also known an vitamin B9, might help treat allergies and asthma, suggests a new study. Researchers ... acid had fewer IgE antibodies, fewer reported allergies and less wheezing and were less likely to develop ... with folic acid to treat or prevent allergies and asthma," she added. Folic acid is ...

Video: NASONEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate) Nasal Spray, 50 mcg* Teams Up With American Forests to Educate Nasal Allergy Sufferers and Help Improve Air Quality

... partly to blame.(1) To educate people about nasal allergies and the environment, the makers of NASONEX ... noticed that my patients with seasonal nasal allergies are seeking treatment earlier each spring," said ... is to help Ronnie Nose - a nose with nasal allergies - stack objects while avoiding triggers and ...

Cherrybrook Kitchen Announces New Partnership With Arthur

... to an ever-growing audience of people with food allergies and their network of friends and family. Marc Brown, the creator of Arthur, addressed food allergies in during the 2007 PBS season. In the episode, ... questions, and concerns that children with food allergies and their parents have when newly diagnosed. ...

Breathe Easier Knowing Spring's Pollen Triggers

... in Augusta, Ga.: Know if your child has allergies and what causes them. Find out when plant ... Begin treatments before symptoms appear. allergies tend to run in families. If both parents have ... is allergic. Children usually develop seasonal allergies at 5 to 6 years old, but they can develop them at ...

Actress and Mom Alison Sweeney Teams Up With the American Pharmacists Association to Help Fellow Allergy Sufferers Find Relief This Spring

... tips, a new tool to help people figure out if allergies or colds are causing their nasal congestion, and ... a common allergy symptom, can be a problem. allergies impact an estimated 36 million Americans each ... on their way." About Nasal Congestion and allergies Nasal congestion impacts millions of ...

Eczema in children is increasing, but diet is not the cause

... up-to-date with the latest research on preventing allergies at the Institute's website, ... the last few decades, the number of people with allergies has been increasing. One of the most common ... the Institute. "Research knowledge on eczema and allergies is growing quickly, so parents need to make sure ...

Food Allergy Initiative to Partner With NYC Department of Health on Educational Poster for Restaurants Citywide

... Mayor Bloomberg on March 18, 2009. Food allergies affect more than 12 million Americans, including ... info@faiusa.org . About Food allergies Food allergies are on the rise in all westernized countries. It ...

Exposure to Peanuts May Build Tolerance to Allergy

... (HealthDay News) -- Exposing children with peanut allergies to a carefully administered daily oral dose of ... D.C. About four million American have allergies to foods, and tree nut allergies, including ... Nearly half of the 150 deaths attributed to food allergies each year are caused by peanut allergies, ...

Studies show children can complete treatment for peanut allergies and achieve long-term tolerance

... has been so successful as a therapy for peanut allergies that a select group of children is now off ... have a safe, effective treatment that will halt allergies to certain foods." Long-term tolerance in children with peanut allergies was documented for the first time by the presence ...

Child's Food Allergies Take Toll on Family Plans

... News) -- Two new reports show that food allergies can be a burden on a family's finances and even ... that the financial burden caused by food allergies might be diminished if children with food allergies and their families received needed support and ...

City Kids Find the Breathin' Is Easier Elsewhere

... hotel for a week of camp. All of the children had allergies and mild persistent asthma, though none were ... nasal eosinophils, white blood cells linked to allergies -- and lung function. After a week in the ... it if, in addition to testing biomarkers of allergies and testing for lung function, the researchers ...

FAAN Awards Community Outreach Grants

... provide education that raises awareness of food allergies and supports families and communities affected by ... Child Care and Preschool Guide to Managing Food allergies to area schools Educational materials ... to standardize the care of children who have food allergies Display booths and banners for community ...

'Take Action, Prevent Reactions' at FAAN's Annual Food Allergy Conferences

... Tarrytown, N.Y., on May 9. The prevalence of food allergies among children under age 18 is on the rise, ... Whether attendees have been living with food allergies for years or are dealing with a new diagnosis, ... of food-allergic reactions How food allergies are diagnosed Strategies for avoiding ...

Coming Clean: New Allergy Specialty Store is Land of Plenty for All People With Allergies

... or milk. Likewise, with asthma and environmental allergies on the rise, many seek relief by using air ... daughters with multiple food and environmental allergies wanted to do something that would make life ... "I care for two children with life threatening allergies and gluten intolerance every day, so I'm very ...

Herbal Remedy Could Halt Peanut Allergy

... Mount Sinai School of Medicine report. Food allergies are potentially life-threatening for children and adults. Food allergies among children have increased 18 percent since ... the formula protects mice against other food allergies including tree nut, fish and shellfish. Based ...

Leading Food Allergy Research and Advocacy Groups Merge to Find Cure for Life-Threatening Childhood Disease

... are rising significantly among children. Food allergies afflict more than 12 million Americans, including ... commitment to bring families affected by food allergies the treatments that we are all so eager to find." ... Protection Act (FALCPA). With rates of food allergies rising dramatically and far outstripping the ...

Antacid Medication in Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Asthma

... antacids don’t seem to increase the risk of allergies significantly, because the risk of her child having allergies is already very high,” says Fiebiger. ... is the first to look at mother-child transfer of allergies in humans,” says Fiebiger, whose laboratory ...

Incidence of Anaphylaxis Higher Than Previously Reported

... New Study Indicates Food allergies Send 50,000 Americans to the Emergency Room ... treatment and education to help people with food allergies avoid this life-threatening condition. ... room visits per year as a result of food allergies was based on a 1999 study, "Epidemiology of ...

Nut Bans in Schools May Be Spurring Hysteria

... says lack of exposure could also perpetuate more allergies among kids,,,, FRIDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Peanut and other food allergies are on the rise, with more and more children ... at a young age appeared to have fewer peanut allergies than those who had a later exposure. ...

The miseries of allergies just may help prevent some cancers, study finds

... study. He and colleagues analyzed 646 studies on allergies and cancers published over the past 50 years, ... most comprehensive database yet available" on allergies and cancers. The study revealed "a strong relationship" between allergies and cancer in environmentally exposed tissues, ...

Childhood Food Allergies on the Rise

... Health Sciences Center. "The severity of food allergies is going up." There has been an increase in ... touching or smelling the food," he said. Food allergies aren't the only allergies on the rise, Bahna said. "All ...

Powdered Milk Helps Kids Overcome Milk Allergy

... of powdered milk may help children with milk allergies overcome their condition, a new study suggests. ... and Prevention recently estimated that food allergies in children have risen 18 percent in the last ... to milk is the most prevalent one. Most food allergies are managed through simple avoidance of the ...

The upside to allergies: cancer prevention

... Review of Biology provides strong evidence that allergies are much more than just an annoying immune ... likely to come in with contact them. In addition, allergies may serve as early warning devices that let ... have long suspected an association between allergies and cancer, but extensive study on the subject ...

Food Allergies Up 18% Among U.S. Children

... News) -- The number of American kids with food allergies has soared 18 percent in the last decade, with an ... types of foods account for 90 percent of all food allergies -- milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, ... The report also said that children with food allergies are two to four times more likely to have asthma ...

Enjoy Life Foods Teams with AllergyMoms.com to Ensure Halloween Isn't 'Tricky' for Food-Allergic Kids and Families : Provides tips for being allergy-aware this Halloween

... to help ensure that kids with food allergies aren't scared to trick or treat this Halloween ... spider rings and bracelets. Kids with food allergies or intolerances will be grateful to receive ... is the only allergy. There are many types of food allergies and food intolerances, so it's important to let ...

No Place Safe From Allergies

... other allergens this fall, a new report shows. allergies don't only happen in the spring, they can be ... this report to find places where people with allergies could go," said foundation spokeswoman Angel ... out what triggers your allergies, Waldron said. allergies can be exacerbated by things encountered outside ...

Most vaccine-allergic children can still be safely vaccinated, Hopkins experts say

... all children with known or suspected vaccine allergies can be safely immunized, according to a team of ... "For the most part, even children with known allergies can be safely vaccinated." Given recent ... Halsey adds. Many children with known vaccine allergies who have low levels of protective antibodies and ...

Climate Change Linked to Longer Pollen Seasons

... dioxide levels add to discomfort of ragweed allergies MONDAY, Aug. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Add increased suffering for people with ragweed allergies to the list of problems caused by climate change, ... Allergy, Asthma & Immunology has more about allergies . -- Robert ...

Six States Named to National Asthma & Allergy Honor Roll

... 8 million (16%) are taking their asthma and food allergies with them. Fortunately, according to the Asthma ... http://www.StateHonorRoll.com . Asthma, allergies and Schools In the U.S., more than 5 million ... have asthma, nearly 3 million children have food allergies and an estimated 10 million have other allergic ...

Students with food allergies often not prepared

... ANN ARBOR, Mich. College students with food allergies aren't avoiding the foods they know they ... suggests that many college students with food allergies aren't taking the threat of a reaction seriously ... milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat. Food allergies can lead to death; a life-threatening reaction ...

Food Allergens Show Up in Unexpected Places

... at summer festivals and fairs, people with food allergies need to be extra vigilant with such food, advises ... upset. The 12 million Americans with food allergies should remember that food allergens can be ... Academy of Family Physicians has more about food allergies . -- Robert ...

Country Music Star Trace Adkins to Be Honorary Chair of Nationwide Walk for Food Allergy

... of school-age children are afflicted with food allergies in this country, and the numbers are increasing ... plans for children with food allergies. "Food allergies continue to increase in children, yet we don't ... for a cure so that children living with food allergies don't have to worry about having a reaction every ...

Stress during childhood increases the risk of allergies

... increase the risk of children developing allergies later on. These are the results from a long-term ... can have an influence on the development of allergies has been known for a while. The mechanisms behind ... house are suspected of increasing the risk of allergies for the children affected. The immune system ...
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