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Red Meat

Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About Alpha-gal Syndrome, the Meat Allergy You Can...

What it is, what it does, how you catch it and how you prevent it.
Lone Star tick

Alpha-Gal Found to be Both a Medication and Red Meat Allergy

The typical reaction to alpha-gal is a delayed anaphylaxis three to six hours after exposure.
Lone Star Tick

Report Warns Lone Star Tick and the Meat Allergy it Causes are Spreading Across...

In addition to its established range, the Lone Star tick has expanded into the upper midwestern and northeastern US and eastern Canada.
Lone Star tick

Tick-Bite 62 Years Ago Identified as Cause of Anaphylaxis from Gel Used in Operation

A 71 year-old man suffered intraoperative anaphylaxis to a hemostatic agent applied at the conclusion of a procedure.
Ticks

Surge of Ticks Expected in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic States Due to Wet, Mild Winter

Ticks spread a host of diseases while the Lone Star Tick is known to cause allergy to red meat.
Lone Star Tick

Red Meat Allergy May Develop Due to Tick Saliva, Not Blood Meal Status

Research presented at 2019 AAAAI Annual Meeting finds potential allergen is retained in tick saliva independent of feedings.
Chigger

Not Just Ticks: Allergists Warn that Chigger Bites May Cause Allergic Reaction to Red...

In addition to being uncomfortable and annoying, their bites may also cause alpha-gal.
Lone Star Tick

Lone Star Tick Now Reported as Far Northwest as North Dakota

Pest is responsible for spreading outbreak of allergies to red meat and dairy.
Red Meat

Study: Sensitivity to Allergen in Red Meat Linked to Heart Disease

Study finds the quantity of plaque was 30% higher in the alpha-Gal sensitized patients.
FB Closed Groups

Facebook Tutorial: Sharing Public Articles from a Closed Food Allergy Group

A common misconception is that you can't share a great article you come across in a closed Facebook group. We explain how.