Posted: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:00:00 PDT
New study of mice finds dry-roasted peanuts are more likely to trigger allergy than raw peanuts, likely because dry roasting produces chemicals that prime the immune system.
Posted: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 PDT
As the number of children with food allergies in the U.S. increases, so does the risk of children having a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis on school campuses.
Posted: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs...
Posted: Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 PDT
A new study has found that sleeping on animal fur for the first 3 months of life could reduce the risk of babies developing asthma later in childhood.
Posted: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:00:00 PDT
Streptomycin, an antibiotic that is also used as a pesticide in North America, has been implicated for the first time in a case of anaphylactic reaction.