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Testing for egg allergies can be done with pasteurised raw egg

New research has found that pasteurised raw egg contains the same main allergens as fresh raw egg, and is therefore still the safest option for testing for allergies.  
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over 4 years ago
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Blood test predicts severity of peanut and seafood allergies

A new blood test promises to predict which people will have severe allergic reactions to foods according to a new study led by Mount Sinai researchers and published online in the The Annals of...  
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over 4 years ago
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Food allergy: a burden carried by more than 17 million Europeans

With more than 17 million of Europeans suffering from allergies1, food allergy is one of the most common allergic diseases.  
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over 4 years ago
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Pregnant women with asthma need to curb urge to ask for antibiotics

Twice as many children of mothers who took antibiotics while pregnant developed asthmaGetting sick when you're pregnant is especially difficult, but women whose...  
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over 4 years ago
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A new ultrasensitive test for peanut allergies

Current peanut allergy tests are not very reliable when it comes to diagnosing the severity of an individual's allergic reaction, which can range from hives to life-threatening anaphylactic...  
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over 4 years ago
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Eating peanuts during infancy may protect against allergy

A new study suggests eating peanuts regularly before the age of 11 months can protect most babies at high risk of developing peanut allergy.  
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over 4 years ago
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'Fewer allergies among children in dishwasher-free homes'

Supporting the much-discussed 'hygiene hypothesis,' a new study suggests that children in families without dishwashers are significantly less prone to allergies and eczema.  
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over 4 years ago
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Epigenetic study highlights drug targets for allergies and asthma

Scientists have discovered over 30 new genes that predispose people to allergies and asthma, some of which could be targets for new drugs.  
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over 4 years ago
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New genes discovered associated with asthma and allergies

Researchers have identified over 30 new genes that give people a predisposition towards asthma and allergies. These genes may provide new targets for these conditions.  
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over 4 years ago
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Immune cells commit suicide to prevent allergy

Scientists from the CNRS, INSERM and Université de Limoges, working in the Laboratoire Contrôle de la Réponse Immune B et Lymphoproliférations (CNRS/Université de Limoges)1 have...  
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over 4 years ago
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Spanish scientists modify with pulsed light the protein that causes most allergies to milk

The investigators, who belong to the University of Granada and the Azti-Tecnalia technology centre, have artificially modified a type of lactose protein called...  
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over 4 years ago
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Can we talk? Patients may avoid topic of work-related asthma for fear of losing jobs

Allergists can help ease worries and offer tools for managing symptomsCertain topics are difficult to discuss with your doctor - work-related asthma is apparently one...  
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over 4 years ago
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Widespread incorrect use of epinephrine auto-injectors and asthma inhalers

Millions of Americans with severe allergies and asthma are prescribed medical devices to help relieve symptoms and sometimes, to treat potentially fatal allergic reactions.  
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over 4 years ago
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Coaching parents over the phone improves children's asthma treatment

Managing childhood asthma is difficult. Rather than giving daily medications - even when children feel well - many parents treat asthma only when symptoms become severe.  
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over 4 years ago
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Study uncovers new clues about overproduction of mucus in asthma and COPD

New insights into how mucus is overproduced in diseases like asthma and COPD may lead to new treatments for these and other airway diseases.  
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over 4 years ago
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Hypersensitivity to non-painful events may be part of pathology in fibromyalgia

New research shows that patients with fibromyalgia have hypersensitivity to non-painful events based on images of the patients' brains, which show reduced activation in primary sensory regions...  
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over 4 years ago
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Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting what causes the pain, and therefore, how to treat it.  
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over 4 years ago
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NIH-funded researchers identify genetic region associated with peanut allergy

Research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that changes in a small region of chromosome 6 are risk factors for peanut allergy in U.S. children of European descent.  
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over 4 years ago
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Towards a new wheat allergy treatment for children

The study carried out by researchers from the Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics (CBGP-UPM-INIA) along with the Allergy Department of the Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús...  
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over 4 years ago
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Four more genes identified in severe food allergy

In eosinophilic esophagitis, new targets emerge for potential treatmentsScientists have identified four new genes associated with the severe food allergy eosinophilic...  
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over 4 years ago