Shrimp tails were inside box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, man claims
Jensen Karp told Insider that he just wants General Mills to investigate the matter so people with food allergies don't mistakenly eat... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Highlights in Atopic Dermatitis From AAAAI 2021 Highlights in Atopic Dermatitis From AAAAI 2021
Dr Elaine Siegfried discusses highlights in atopic dermatitis from AAAAI 2021: the efficacy of abrocitinib, the impact of COVID-19 on outcomes, and the challenges around food allergy.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None ReCAP Source Type: news

NIH study of early predictors, mechanisms of food allergy and eczema has begun
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A study to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and atopic dermatitis, or eczema, as well as biological pathways that lead to these conditions, has begun. The observational study of children from birth to age 3 years will examine the origins of allergic disease by integrating interdisciplinary analyses of data from more than 260 biological and environmental samples and survey responses from each of 2,500 families. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children ’ s Food Allergies Impact Parents ’ Mental Well - Being
Intolerance of uncertainty may be a promising target for psychological interventions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Children's Food Allergies Impact Parents' Mental Well-Being
WEDNESDAY, March 17, 2021 -- Parents of children with food allergies face significant worry, severe anxiety, and posttraumatic stress, according to a study published online March 11 in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Kate Roberts, Clin.Psy.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breastfeeding Moms Get Mixed Messages When Baby Has an Allergy
WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2021 -- Breastfeeding mothers whose babies have food allergies often get conflicting advice from doctors on whether they should change their eating habits, according to a new study. " We found that guidance from health care... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 10, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Food allergies leave parents living in fear
(University of East Anglia) Parents of children with food allergies face significant worry, severe anxiety and post-traumatic stress - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Broad Institute spinout to focus on food allergies
Founded in 2016 within the Broad Institute, the Food Allergy Science Initiative is spinning out to take on food allergies by researching gut-brain interactions in connection with immune response. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Moms need guidance on what to eat when their breastfeeding infant has a food allergy
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that more than 28% of surveyed women were given no guidance on whether they could eat the same food their breastfeeding child was allergic to. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Peanut allergy affects even more U.S. adults than children
(Northwestern University) Peanut allergy affects at least 4.5 million adults in the U.S., many of whom report developing their first allergy symptoms during adulthood. Although three out of four Americans with peanut allergy are over 17 years old, peanut allergy is often considered a predominantly pediatric concern. There are currently no FDA-approved therapies for patients with adult-onset food allergy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Food allergies are more common among Black children
(Ann& Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago) Black children have significantly higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than White children, in addition to having higher odds of wheat allergy, suggesting that race may play an important role in how children are affected by food allergies, researchers at Ann& Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Rush University Medical Center and two other hospitals have found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Race Plays Role in Kids' Food Allergies
Black American children have higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than white children, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Race Plays Role in Kids' Food Allergies: Study
MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2021 -- Black American children have higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than white children, a new study finds. The research confirms the important role that race plays in children's food allergies, the study authors... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Salesforce CEO, Bayer back biotech startup targeting 'good' gluten for celiac patients
With big plans to undercut celiac disease and disrupt food allergies, a biotech startup backed by high-profile investors and advisors raised $40 million to start clinical trials. Ukko Inc., with operations in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv, Israel, said its Series B round was led by drug maker Bayer AG's investment arm, Leaps by Bayer. It included cash from existing investors TIME Ventures — the investment fund of Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) founder and CEO Marc Benioff — as well as Khosla Ventures… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Salesforce CEO, Bayer back biotech startup targeting 'good' gluten for celiac patients
The company, the bulk of which is based in Israel, plans to boost its Bay Area presence as it moves forward with clinical trials of its products for celiac disease and food allergies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Ukko Secures $40 Million in Series B Funding Led by Leaps by Bayer to Overcome Food Allergies and Sensitivities
Top industry leaders and venture firms unite behind Ukko's efforts to eliminate the world's most prevalent food allergies and sensitivities, including peanuts and gluten PALO ALTO, Calif., TEL AVIV, Israel and LEVERKUSEN, Germany, Jan. 27, 2021 -- (Heal... Biopharmaceuticals, Venture Capital Ukko, Bayer, food allergy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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Top industry leaders and venture firms unite behind Ukko’s efforts to eliminate the world's most prevalent food allergies and sensitivities, including peanuts and gluten (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - January 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Making wheat and peanuts less allergenic
(American Society of Agronomy) Research uses plant breeding and biotechnology to remove proteins associated with food allergies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 27, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Race plays a role in children's food allergies
(Rush University Medical Center) Black children have significantly higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than white children, confirming that race plays an important role in how children are affected by food allergies, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Food allergies might be caused by an overactive ‘quality control system’ in our bodies, researchers say
Chemicals in dishwashing detergent, food preservatives and synthetic textiles could be overexciting the immune system, making it sensitive to nonthreatening foods. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Study in twins identifies fecal microbiome differences in food allergies
(University of Chicago Medical Center) A new study out of the University of Chicago and Stanford University on pairs of twins with and without food allergies has identified potential microbial players in this condition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In lab study, nanoparticle shows promising results for treating severe allergies
For about 1 in 13 children in the U.S., usually harmless foodstuffs such as milk, eggs and peanuts can send the body ’s natural defenses into overdrive.Symptoms of food allergies can vary widely, but at worst, a systemwide allergic response can lead to anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition characterized by a sudden drop in blood pressure and difficulty breathing.Although there are now some preventive measures for food-induced anaphylaxis, there are not yet any long-lasting solutions — treatments capable of locking the immune system into a state of tolerance, so that it doesn’t respond to allergens.Now...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Overactive food quality control system triggers food allergies
Scientists have struggled to explain why allergies have been increasing dramatically over the last 30 years, Yale scientists provides a new theory. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Does moisturising baby skin prevent eczema or food allergies?
Skin care treatments in babies, such as using moisturisers on the skin during the first year of life, probably do not stop them from developing eczema, and probably increase the chance of skin infection.The authors are uncertain how skin care treatments might affect the chances of developing a food allergy. We need evidence from well-conducted studies to determine effects of skin care on food allergies in babies.What are allergies?An immune response is how the body recognises and defends itself against substances that appear harmful. An allergy is a reaction of the body's immune system to a particular food or substance (an...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Boiling peanuts and then eating them under medical supervision might help stop food allergies
Eating peanuts that have been boiled in water could cut the risk of life-threatening reactions in those who are allergic, according to researchers at Imperial College London. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cow's Milk Intake While Breastfeeding May Cut Child Food Allergies
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2021 -- Children whose mothers drink more cow's milk during breastfeeding are at a lower risk for developing food allergies, according to a study recently published in Nutrients. Mia Stråvik, from Chalmers University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fewer Food Allergies in Kids If Mom Drinks Milk While Breastfeeding: Study
Title: Fewer Food Allergies in Kids If Mom Drinks Milk While Breastfeeding: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - January 5, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Fewer Food Allergies in Kids If Mom Drinks Milk While Breastfeeding: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 -- Mothers who drink cow's milk while breastfeeding may reduce their child's risk of developing food allergies, a new Swedish study suggests. " This is a compelling first step in defining a potential relationship between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Have Food Allergies? Read the Label
If you ’re allergic to one of the eight major food allergens, learn to look for your nemesis on the food label. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Tackling food allergies at the source
(American Society of Agronomy) Food allergies cost billions of dollars and cause enormous suffering for people. Researchers are trying to remove the source of food allergies altogether -- troublesome proteins made by our favorite crops. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kids With Food Allergies Can Become Targets for Bullies
FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 -- As if having food allergies isn't hard enough on a child, new research shows that almost 1 in 5 of these kids are bullied. The bullying didn't stop at the schoolyard. A similar percentage of parents said they had been... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Kids With Food Allergies Can Become Targets for Bullies
Title: Kids With Food Allergies Can Become Targets for BulliesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - November 13, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Food allergy-related bullying and associated peer dynamics among Black and White children in FORWARD Study - Brown D, Negris O, Gupta R, Herbert L, Lombard L, Bozen A, Assa'ad A, Chura A, Andy-Nweye AB, Fox S, Mahdavinia M, Tobin M, Robinson A, Sharma H, Coleman A, Jiang J, Bilaver L, Fierstein JL, Galic I, Newmark P, Pongracic JA, Pappalardo AA, Warren C.
BACKGROUND: The experiences of Black children with food allergy (FA) are not well characterized, particularly with respect to bullying victimization and other psychosocial outcomes. OBJECTIVE: To examine bullying experiences of Black and White children... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies in Danger Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies in Danger
"Black and other minority patients often lack voice and visibility in the health care system. Add the additional burden of an invisible condition and you are in a really vulnerable position."Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Food Allergy Testing for Eczema in Kids Varies By Specialty Food Allergy Testing for Eczema in Kids Varies By Specialty
A child with eczema will more likely be sent to get food allergy tests if she sees an allergist or a pediatrician and less likely if she sees a general practitioner or dermatologist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Consequences of accommodation: parental perceptions of school staff and peer bullying of children with food allergies - Rocheleau GC, Rocheleau BN.
Children with food allergies report relatively high rates of bullying compared with the general population. Scholars have raised concerns that children with food allergies may be targeted for bullying because accommodation policies can isolate the child or... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Holidays Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies
A new study found that serious allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) triggered by peanuts jumped 85% when kids were trick or treating. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holidays Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies
MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 -- Parents of kids with food allergies probably won't be surprised to hear that Halloween is an especially risky time for their youngsters. A new study found that serious allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) triggered by peanuts... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Holidays Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies
Title: Holidays Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food AllergiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - September 21, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

What is the Allergen Cross-Reactivity Rate of Legumes?
Discussion There are 8 common foods which compromise 90% of food allergens with those being peanuts, soybeans, cow’s milk, eggs, fish, crustacean/shellfish, wheat and tree nuts. Some people believe that lupin (a legume) is 9th. Legumes belong to the Fabaceae family. They provide protein, fat, vitamins other essential nutrients and therefore are used in the human diet throughout the world. “[A]llergenicity due to consumption of legumes in decreasing order may be peanut, soybean, lentil, chickpea, pea, mung bean and red gram.” Other common legumes include alfalfa, clovers, beans, lupins, mesquite, carob...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Study finds babies born in fall at higher risk for allergic diseases
(MediaSource) Researchers at National Jewish Health have determined that many allergic conditions likely start with dry, cracked skin, which leads to a chain reaction of allergic diseases known as the atopic march. It begins in infancy with atopic dermatitis and leads to food allergies, asthma and hay fever. Their latest study in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice reveals that the time of year a baby is born may be a risk factor. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Covid and patient advocacy led to $2 billion buyout of groundbreaking food allergy biotech
The stress of launching the first-ever peanut allergy drug during the Covid-19 pandemic led to Aimmune's sales to multinational food and drink company Nestl é. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

IgE-Mediated Food Allergy Risk Higher in Kids With Food Protein-Induced Allergic Proctocolitis IgE-Mediated Food Allergy Risk Higher in Kids With Food Protein-Induced Allergic Proctocolitis
Children with food-protein-induced allergic proctocolitis have a significantly increased risk of IgE-mediated food allergy, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Nestlé agrees $2.6bn deal for Aimmune Therapeutics
Consumer goods group pushes further into food allergy prevention with purchase of biopharmaceutical company (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

5 Easy-to-bake muffin recipes that can rival what grandma used to make
(Natural News) Muffins are a popular, sweet treat, but regular ones are often made with added sugar and other unhealthy ingredients. Moreover, many people need alternatives to traditional muffin recipes to avoid ingredients that can trigger food allergies and intolerances like eggs, dairy products or grains. You can tweak traditional muffin recipes to make them... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Questions Need to Wait Days to Give Baby New Foods
FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2020 -- Current guidelines on introducing solid foods to babies may hamper efforts to prevent food allergies, researchers say. The American Academy of Pediatrics and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gene variants help explain connection between skin disorder and food allergy risk
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Two common variants in the KIF3A gene increase the risk of young children having a dysfunctional skin barrier and developing the skin condition atopic dermatitis, according to study led by scientists at Cincinnati Children's. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Therapy helps children with food allergies manage severe anxiety
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has launched the Food Allergy Bravery (FAB) Clinic to help children with a phobia of anaphylaxis. This revolutionary clinic, housed within the Food Allergy Center, is the first in the world to bring together psychologists and food allergy experts to treat food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Blood Test for Identifying a Novel Allergic Sensitization to Red Meat
Thermo Fisher Scientific's ImmunoCAP Specific IgE alpha-Gal Allergen Component test helps clinicians pinpoint a potentially fatal allergy often resulting from tick bites PORTAGE, Mich., July 23, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ImmunoC... Diagnostics, FDA Thermo Fisher Scientific, alpha-Gal, food allergy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UVA Health expanding food allergy research, clinical trials
(University of Virginia Health System) UVA Health and UVA Children's are increasing access to the latest food allergy clinical trials and expanding their cutting-edge food-allergy research, following their selection to a national food-allergy clinical network. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news