Study: Most Colleges Lack Comprehensive Food Allergy Support

Dr Ruchi Gupta and her team looked at how colleges support their students with food allergy.

Food Allergies Can Be Passed to Others Via Blood Transfusions

An eight year old Canadian boy with no history of food allergies experienced an anaphylactic reaction to salmon after receiving a transfusion of platelets.

Preliminary Study Results: 6% of Americans Have History of Anaphylaxis

Based upon preliminary results of a well designed random telephone survey funded by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in 16 or 6% reported that they had had symptoms consistent with anaphylaxis at some point in their lives.

Study: Intranasal Flu Vaccine Well Tolerated for Children with Egg Allergy and Asthma

A British study has concluded that LAIV appears safe for children with egg allergy and well tolerated by those with asthma.

Study of Rapid Peanut Desensitization with Asthma Drug

A study of a treatment combining the asthma drug Xolair® with oral desensitization therapy shows promise.

Common Additive May Be a Cause of Food Allergy

Could tert-butylhydroquinone (tBHQ) be responsible for the meteoric rise in food allergies? A researcher from the University of Michigan thinks so.

Newly Discovered Cell May be Key Contributor to Severe Allergic Reactions

Researchers may have solved a crucial piece of the puzzle in determining why some people with food allergies have relatively mild reactions while others suffer full-blown anaphylaxis.

Hygiene Study Supports Association of Eczema and Skin Infections with Food Allergies

The association of food allergy with early skin infection and eczema might shed more light on how food allergies develop.
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Study: People Raised in Rural Environments Less Likely to Develop Allergies

A study conducted at the University of Helsinki confirms that people who grow up in rural environments are less likely to develop autoimmune and inflammatory diseases including allergies.

Study: Risk of Food Allergies Only Minimally Higher in Siblings

Should younger siblings of children with food allergies be tested for allergy to foods even if they haven't shown symptoms?

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