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ConclusionModerate-to-severe AD is associated with significant decrements of health utility in the US population. These data illustrate the heavy societal burden of moderate and severe AD and provide important insight for prioritization of resource allocation and cost-effectiveness research.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2018Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): T. Sinai, M.R. Goldberg, L. Nachshon, R. Amitzur-Levy, T. Yichie, Y. Katz, E. Monsonego-Ornan, A. ElizurAbstractBackgroundGrowth impairment was previously described in milk-allergic children but was not examined in adults upon reaching final height.ObjectivesTo investigate the dietary intake and final stature of young adults with IgE-mediated cow’s milk-allergy (IgE-CMA) as compared to non-allergic controls.Methods87 IgE-CMA patients, median age 19.5 years (IQR, 17.3-22.7) and 36 control par...
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
ConclusionsTaken together, the reviewed literature supports the concept that EPIT activates the natural desensitization pathway of the skin, offering a progressive, possibly sustained response. EPIT offers a potential alternative for allergen immunotherapy that is less invasive and carries a lower risk for systemic reactions than oral immunotherapy.
Source: World Allergy Organization Journal - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Individualized Treatment When you are looking for a luxury treatment center, it is extremely important that you find individualized treatment for your needs. No two addictions are the same; everyone has different experiences, traumas and life stories that lead to addiction. Detoxing and withdrawal symptoms can differ in severity, circumstances are different from client to client and needs are constantly changing. That’s why it is important that you find a luxury treatment center that will take the time to develop a plan for your individual needs. Evidence-Based Treatment Upon entering luxury treatment, you will first...
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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Join NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Milliner as one of the panelists for the ALSC webinar: Leadership in Youth Services Part 2: Leadership in Action on December 11 at 2:00 PM ET. Working with children in a library setting provides vast opportunities to create and hone leadership skills if you know where to find them. By cultivating these skills in yourselves and others, you will elevate your profession and your community by creating and implementing beneficial programs and services. This webinar wi...
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Are you planning your holiday menus for when your friends and families are gathering during the holiday season?  It can be fun to plan what foods and beverages to serve until Cousin Bill states he is no longer eating gluten, your best friend is lactose intolerant, your boss is vegan, Grandma is diabetic, and your nephew announces he is bringing his roommate who has specific religious dietary restrictions. Suddenly menu planning becomes a challenge that seem insurmountable. Providing a fun festive gathering includes being a hospitable one as well. Letting your guests know they are welcome and that you are considerate ...
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health dietary restrictions diets food allergies Source Type: news
Conclusions: This study showed that it is possible to sensitise BN rats through slightly damaged skin, and that the sensitising capacity is heavily influenced by the tolerance status of their immune system and the degree of modification of the wheat products.Int Arch Allergy Immunol
Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundThe prevalence of allergic diseases, such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema and food allergy, has been increasing worldwide, as shown in a large number of studies, including the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). However, there is significant variation in the prevalence of these diseases in different regions, suggesting that there may be location-specific factors such as environment and microbial exposure affecting allergic disease prevalence. Hence, in this study we determine if there is a difference in microbiota composition and allergen concentration of household dust ...
Source: World Allergy Organization Journal - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Food allergy rates among children are on the rise, and Western lifestyles may be to blame.
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ConclusionThe increase in notifications in the last three years might be related to EU Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011. RASFF data can be a useful EU tool to improve allergen risk management, and highlights the call for action in food allergy education and training in the food systems and industry.
Source: Food Control - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
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