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.

Study: People with Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema Suffer Fewer Brain Cancers

There are very few occasions to rejoice at having allergies, asthma or eczema. This is one.

Study: Diet Rich in Fiber Helped Lessen Food Allergy Reactions in Mice

Could the fatty acids isolated during this study lead to a treatment for food allergy?

Study: EPIT (Skin Patch) Therapy Provides Sustained Protection Against Anaphylaxis

The unique immune communication between skin and gastrointestinal tract can be used to generate long-lasting protection from food allergies.

Study: Blocking Histamine Receptors Suppresses Intestinal Anaphylaxis Caused by Peanut Exposure

The findings could lead to new therapies for the prevention and treatment of food allergies.

Study: Children with Food-Triggered Eczema At Risk for Life Threatening Food Allergy

Elimination of the trigger foods often resulted in an *increase* in immediate food reactions.

Study: Emergency Room Visits Due to Anaphylaxis Double in 4 Year Span

The vast majority of anaphylaxis cases were triggered by food, principally peanuts and tree nuts.

Australia: Risk of Anaphylaxis Soars But Auto-Injector Use Remains Stable

The highest rates occur in children four years-old and younger, but the greatest increase occurred in ages of 5–14.

Study: Quantity of Peanut Protein Found in Common Environments

Study reinforces the practice of regularly cleaning common surfaces, especially for individuals with a peanut allergy.

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