Researchers at Project Viva, conducted by Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Massachusetts, confirmed what we all have been reading about in the news: peanut allergies in children continue to rise. The research was conducted between 1999 and 2002 and found the prevalence of peanut allergies in children ranges from 2-5%, higher than what was previously reported.
Lotion containing goat’s milk leads to goat cheese allergy
MILWAUKEE, WI – A new case study highlights one woman who experienced severe, first-time anaphylaxis from eating goat cheese – after several weeks of applying a moisturizer containing goat’s milk to eczematous skin. The article was published June 13 by The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.
Immunotherapy: Researchers combined peanut flour with polyphenol-rich foods to mute immune responses in allergic mice
Mixing Peanuts With Cranberry Juice Could Block Peanut Allergies
Chemical & Engineering News
Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and North Carolina State University combined peanut flour with polyphenol-rich foods such as elderberry, blackcurrant, cranberry, green tea, cinnamon, grapes, and chokeberry, and found they helped to block allergic reactions to peanuts. Read all about it here.
Acne treatments do not currently list the more extreme, if rare, reactions some people may experience when using the products.
By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Acne products can cause harmful side effects, FDA warns
Mother Nature Network
Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 09:17 AM
Some over-the-counter acne treatments can trigger serious and potentially life-threatening allergic reactions in rare cases, the Food and Drug Administration warned on June 25.
Morgan Smith, Air Academy High School student, raises food allergy awareness in Colorado
Published: May 10, 2014
After a close call with a severe allergic reaction to fish, 18 year old Morgan Smith and his family have worked tirelessly to implement guidelines in their local schools to help students with severe food allergies. That led to a statewide movement and the passing of a Senate bill in 2009 that requires all Colorado school districts to have a plan to manage allergies.