Sublingual immunotherapy for inhalant allergies deserves deeper consideration
Alexandria, VA Sublingual immunotherapy for the treatment of allergy symptoms caused by a wide variety of environmental inhalants has been effectively used in Europe. It should be employed to further treatment of allergies
in the United States, where allergic symptoms are largely undertreated, ac...
BioRay's LiverLife Reduces Food Allergies in Autistic Children
The powerful combination of herbal ingredients contained in the anti-oxidant LiverLife has been shown in clinical lab results to greatly reduce allergic responses in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The liver bears the brunt of the chemica...
Studies show children can complete treatment for peanut allergies and achieve long-term tolerance
DURHAM, NC -- A carefully administered daily dose of peanuts has been so successful as a therapy for peanut allergies
that a select group of children is now off treatment and eating peanuts daily, report doctors at Duke University Medical Center and Arkansas Children's Hospital.
"It appears th...
Child's Food Allergies Take Toll on Family Plans
Work schedules, finances and getaway destinations are affected, studies find
SUNDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- Two new reports show that food allergies
can be a burden on a family's finances and even its vacation plans.
The studies, expected to be presented in Washington, D.C.,...
Global Warming Expected to Spike Pollen and Spring Allergies - New Drug-Free Topical Gels Boost Hope for Allergy Sufferers
IRVINGTON, N.Y., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung and with it arrives the onset of unrelenting allergy symptoms which for many, will persist throughout the season into summer. For over 40 million Americans in search of allergy relief this season, a solution can't come fast enough. This ...
The miseries of allergies just may help prevent some cancers, study finds
There may be a silver -- and healthy -- lining to the miserable cloud of allergy symptoms: Sneezing, coughing, tearing and itching just may help prevent cancer -- particularly colon, skin, bladder, mouth, throat, uterus and cervix, lung and gastrointestinal tract cancer, according to a new Cornell...
Childhood Food Allergies on the Rise
But researchers are working on new therapies to combat the problem
MONDAY, Nov. 10 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. children allergic to foods such as peanuts, milk and fish is rising rapidly.
At the same time, researchers are working on new approaches to treating these allerg...
Food Allergies Up 18% Among U.S. Children
Reactions lead to higher risk for asthma, other respiratory problems, CDC report says
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American kids with food allergies
has soared 18 percent in the last decade, with an estimated 4 percent of children and teens now affected with the...
Sudden Rise in Allergies and Asthma After Hurricane Ike
Houston allergist discusses the reason for a recent surge in allergy and asthma problems after Hurricane Ike and provides helpful tips for staying healthy after the storm.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2008--Although Hurricane Ike has already wreaked havoc through s...
Even Kids With Known Allergies Can Be Safely Vaccinated
Experts develop sequence of instructions they say could help doctors evaluate risks
THURSDAY, Sept. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccine safety experts say that almost all kids who are allergic to vaccines can receive vaccinations with close monitoring and a set of standard precautions.
Students with food allergies often not prepared
ANN ARBOR, Mich. College students with food allergies
aren't avoiding the foods they know they shouldn't eat. Students of all ages are not treated with potentially life-saving epinephrine as often as they should be. And instructors, roommates and friends often are not aware of what to do if a foo...
VIDEO from Medialink and Siemens: Summer Allergies - Nothing to Sneeze At
NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The dog days of summer are here, and
for many, the rising heat and humidity mean one thing -- allergies. With an
estimated 40 percent of children and 20 percent of adults suffering from
allergies, rates are on the rise. Americans are spending three billion
Spring Allergies Got You Down? Try Some of These Drug-Free Options
CleanBrands offers several ways to help alleviate allergy symptoms
PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- April showers bring May
flowers, and May flowers bring...sneezes?
For those allergy sufferers out there, May is often viewed with mixed
emotions. While the end of cold weather and s...
Childhood Asthma, Allergies Traced to Womb
New research suggests birth order, method of delivery all play a part
WEDNESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- At least some of the biological risk for childhood asthma and allergies
traces back to the womb, new research suggests.
Both the order of birth and even the way a baby is deli...
Possible biological explanation for C-Section-linked allergies and asthma found
ATS 2008, TORONTOXScientists believe they may have identified a biological explanation for the link between cesarean-section delivery and risk of allergy and asthma in childhood. They will present their findings at the American Thoracic Societys 2008 International Conference in Toronto on Tuesday,...
80% of Customers Eat Out Less Due to Food Allergies and Celiac / Coeliac Disease Impacting Quality of Life
Landmark Global Market Research Reveals
CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 2,700 consumers and businesses from
35 countries participated in the new three-dimensional research study --
Understanding Gluten and Allergen-Free Experiences of Guests & Hospitality
Worldwide. The int...
ACAAI Endorses Allergies in America Web Site as a Valuable Tool for Physician and Patient Education
CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Allergy,
Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) recently announced support of the Allergies
America surveys that highlight the importance of improving care for those
who suffer from allergies. These survey findings and other important
Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: Allergies and Asthma Relief
NORWALK, Conn., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergies
and asthma affect
six times more Americans than cancer, according to the Asthma and Allergy
Foundation of America. As the fifth leading chronic disease, allergies,
along with asthma, strike one out of every four Americans.
Traffic exhaust can cause asthma, allergies and impaired respiratory function in children
Children exposed to high levels of air pollution during their first year of life run a greater risk of developing asthma, pollen allergies, and impaired respiratory function. However, genetic factors are also at play. These are the results of a new study conducted under the BAMSE project.
New survey shows allergies dramatically impact sufferers' moods and how they feel about themselves
A new Harris Interactive phone survey conducted among 1,000 allergy sufferers, 1,000 consumers (both allergy sufferers and non-sufferers) and 300 physicians shows that beyond the sneezing, sniffling and watery eyes, allergies
also have deep and emotional impacts on a sufferer's mood and self-perce...
Landmark 'Pediatric Allergies in America' Survey Uncovered Negative Impact of Allergy Symptoms on Children
- Children with Allergies
Less Productive Than Peers, Parents Reported -
PHILADELPHIA, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from the largest survey of
its kind suggested there's a silent epidemic among our nation's children.
U.S. children are suffering with allergies
and not getting the treatment
Have the Last Laugh on Allergies This Season: Actress Molly Shannon Teams with The Allergy Foundation to Talk About Allergies
- New Survey Shows How Allergies
Take a Toll on Americans' Personal and Professional Lives -
FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first day of
spring only 15 days away, actress and entertainer Molly Shannon is teaming
with the Asthma and Allergy Founda...
Mediterranean Diet for Mom Fends Off Asthma, Allergies in Kids
But eating red meat more than 3 times weekly may increase risk, study suggests
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who eat a Mediterranean diet rich in fish, fresh fruits and vegetables, legumes, nuts, dairy products and olive oil may help protect their children against...
Fight against hay fever and other allergies helped by new immune system discovery
A mechanism which can lead to hay fever and other allergic reactions, by preventing the immune system from regulating itself properly, has been discovered by scientists. Researchers hope their finding, published today (Thursday 27 December 2007) in the journal PLoS Biology, will allow therapies to...
Fewer Children Outgrowing Allergies to Milk, Eggs
Reactions are less predictable, more aggressive than 20 years ago, studies find
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood milk and egg allergies
may be more persistent and harder to outgrow than they were a generation ago, U.S. researchers report.
In two studies from the Johns Hopkins ...
AllerNotes Help Take Food Allergies Off the Table
New product gives peace of mind to those living with food allergies
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists estimate that 12
million Americans suffer from food allergies. For most, it means avoiding
certain foods entirely, or face the risk of suffering severe or even fatal
Cutting Edge iPhone(TM)/iPod(R) Touch Apps Improve Quality of Life for Those With Celiac/Coeliac & Food Allergies
CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- AllergyFree Passport(R) and GlutenFree Passport(R), internationally acclaimed health education firms, today launched the iEatOut Gluten & Allergen Free(TM) application. iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) touch users can now experience instant access to saf...
Dining Out With Food Allergies
Expert Offers Tips on Enjoying a Safe and Healthy Restaurant Meal
BOSTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to offering healthy dining choices for customers with food allergies, Uno Chicago Grill(R) ranks tops among chain restaurants(1), especially in terms of gluten-free options and men...
New data analysis shows possible link between childhood obesity and allergies
A new study indicates there may be yet another reason to reduce childhood obesity it may help prevent allergies. The study published in the May issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology showed that obese children and adolescents are at increased risk of having some kind of allergy...
Black Male Children Face Highest Risk for Food Allergies
Peanuts and shrimp cause the most problems, survey finds,,
TUESDAY, March 17 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers analyzing a survey on food sensitivities have found that black male children may have a greater risk of having a food allergy.
The national survey included 8,203 people, fr...
Coming Clean: New Allergy Specialty Store is Land of Plenty for All People With Allergies
ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is due to allergies, gluten intolerance, autism, or diabetes, many now turn to special diets that eliminate ingredients such as gluten or milk. Likewise, with asthma and environmental allergies
on the rise, many seek relief by using air purifi...
No Place Safe From Allergies
Most can be controlled, but you need to know what triggers them, experts say
FRIDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- If you are one of the 36 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, there is nowhere in the United States that is free from pollen and other allergens this fall,...
Sinus sufferers miss out on work or social activities due to summer allergies
SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 30, 2008 While summer is the time of year people like to spend most of their day outside, summer allergens keep many sinus sufferers from enjoying activities such as barbequing, hanging out at the pool and spending time in the park, to name a few.
In fact, a new surve...
Hey fever! The surprise benefit of allergies
Long-suffering victims of allergies
such as asthma and hay fever might enjoy a surprise benefit, according to research led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
In a paper presented at an international symposium in Sydney, the researchers show that people with one of these atopic disease...
Stress during childhood increases the risk of allergies
This release is available in German .
Leipzig. Moving house or the separation of parents can significantly increase the risk of children developing allergies
later on. These are the results from a long-term study correlating life-style, immune system development and allergies, led by the He...
WORLDFOODS Provides All Natural Authentic Asian Sauces That Cater to Vegetarians, Celiacs and Those With Food Allergies
Coming to the 54th Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City from June 29-July 1st
NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLDFOODS provides the perfect
product for those with food allergies, are lactose intolerant, vegetarians,
vegans, celiacs and health conscious foo...
Farm moms may help children beat allergies
ATS 2008, TORONTOMothers exposed to farms, particularly to barns and farm milk, while pregnant confer protection from allergies
on their newborns, according to a group of German researchers, who will present their findings at the American Thoracic Societys 2008 International Conference in Toronto ...
Nasal Irrigation Can Help Fight Spring Allergies
Ingredients can be bought over the counter and safely used at home
SUNDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- When you're doing your spring cleaning, don't forget your nose.
Nasal irrigation is a cheap and easy way for people with spring allergies, nasal congestion, stuffy noses and post-na...
Pledge Catches Culprits in Dust That Cause Allergies
In Time for Spring, SC Johnson Shares New Findings and Tips for Allergy-Proofing Your Home
RACINE, Wis., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sneezing, sniffling, coughing
and wheezing -- spring allergy season has arrived. With asthma and
allergies striking one in four Americans,...
New Alexander, the Elephant Who Couldn't Eat Peanuts DVDs Help Children With Food Allergies
Alexander the Elephant Leads the Way to Educating Children With Food
FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy &
Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) is proud to announce the release of two animated
DVDs that both entertain and educate children about food allergie...