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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.

New Technique May Hold Promise for Curing Food Allergies

The treatment reduced the observed symptoms of anaphylaxis and lowered other key protein markers by up to 90% in mice.

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: 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.

Inspiring Resource: Grateful Foodie by Caroline Moassessi

Visiting Caroline's blog is like stopping by your friend's house for coffee, except this friend is dealing with many of the same issues you are.

What We Learned from the Javier Avina Tragedy

A 10 year old boy from London Ontario passed due to food allergy, asthma, or both. We look at ways to prevent such tragedies from happening again.

Study: Poorer Households Have Worse Food Allergy and Asthma Outcomes

Studies find poorer households spend less on specialists, more on ER and hospitalization.

Study: False Positives are Common for Siblings of Children with Food Allergies

False positives generally lead to food avoidance which may increase the risk for developing an allergy later in life.

Study: Many Children with Asthma Have Peanut Sensitivity But Don’t Know It

"...children with asthma might benefit from a test for peanut sensitivity, especially when control of wheezing and coughing is difficult to achieve."

Iowa Governor Signs School Epinephrine Bill

We applaud the effort but urge Iowa legislators to take the next step.

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