Cost of living with food allergies becoming 'unbearable'
Prices of supermarket staples are rising at the fastest rate in decades, hitting "free from" shoppers hard. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

About 1 in 3 American Adults Has an Allergy
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 -- If it seems as though everyone you know struggles with some sort of allergy, new research suggests you are not mistaken. As many as 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 4 kids suffers from a seasonal allergy, a food allergy or eczema,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 26, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Something in Breast Milk Helps Protect Babies Against Allergies Something in Breast Milk Helps Protect Babies Against Allergies
Tiny molecules of microribonucleic acids (miRNAs) found in breast milk can help protect babies from developing allergic conditions like atopic dermatitis and food allergies.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 26, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

CDC Reports on Prevalence of Seasonal and Food Allergies, Eczema
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 -- In two January data briefs published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics, data are presented regarding the prevalence of seasonal allergy, eczema, and food allergy... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Travelers With Food Allergies Fight for Early Boarding
Some travelers with food allergies say airlines aren’t doing enough to ensure their safety on flights and are asking regulators to step in. Passengers with potentially life-threatening allergies say that being able to notify flight crews of their medical conditions and to preboard flights to clean… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Bloating —and What to Do About It
Bloating is an uncomfortable feeling of fullness or pressure in the abdomen. Like an overinflated balloon, a bloated belly can feel packed with air, and in some cases may be visibly enlarged or distended. Bloating is a common issue. By some estimates, up to 30% of Americans experience it from time to time. In a majority of cases, the sensation is temporary and tolerable. It may not be pleasant, but on its own it’s usually not cause for serious concern. However, bloating can also be a symptom of an underlying gastrointestinal problem or disorder, including some issues that warrant a medical provider’s urgent att...
Source: TIME: Health - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Gut health healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

FDA: Sesame To Become 9th Major Food Allergen On January 1, 2023
This sesame sea change was seeded when the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research (FASTER) Act was signed into law on April 23, 2021. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink pharma Source Type: news

Companies Are Adding Sesame to Foods. It ’ s an Unintended Consequence of a New Allergen Label Law
A new federal law requiring that sesame be listed as an allergen on food labels is having unintended consequences—increasing the number of products with the ingredient. Food industry experts said the requirements are so stringent that many manufacturers, especially bakers, find it simpler and less expensive to add sesame to a product—and to label it—than to try to keep it away from other foods or equipment with sesame. As a result, several companies—including national restaurant chains like Olive Garden, Wendy’s and Chick-fil-A and bread makers that stock grocery shelves and serve schools&mdas...
Source: TIME: Health - December 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JoNel Aleccia/AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

How Can Clinicians Distinguish Food Allergy, GERD in Young Kids? How Can Clinicians Distinguish Food Allergy, GERD in Young Kids?
Experts continue to debate about a possible link between food allergy and GERD, but more, higher-quality research is needed, advises a European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology task force.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 2, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Nestl é may shuck peanut allergy drug at center of $2.6 billion acquisition
The food giant saw Aimmune as a potential $1 billion food allergy brand, but the rollout of the peanut allergy drug was hurt in part by Covid-19 restrictions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 29, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Food Allergies & Thanksgiving Dinner Can Mix, Just Follow These Tips
SUNDAY, Nov. 20, 2022 -- When loved ones come together for your Thanksgiving feast, keep in mind your those who have food allergies. Practice safety in menu planning, food preparation and even serving, urged Courtney Cary, a senior dietitian at... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 20, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ACAAI: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Use Low Among Adults With Food Allergy
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Only half of adults with food allergies have immediate access to epinephrine auto-injectors (EAIs), according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology, held from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dangerous Myths Keep Many Adults With Food Allergies From Getting an EpiPen
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- The EpiPen is a known lifesaver when someone with a serious food allergy eats something they can ' t tolerate. Yet the auto-injection treatment is greatly underused in the United States, according to a new survey. Just over... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Finding Potential Ties Between Baby-Soft Skin and Risk for Food Allergy Later On
(MedPage Today) -- LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Eczema during infancy is a known risk factor for the development of food allergies later in childhood, but what role do moisturizers play in altering that risk? Roughly one in five infants with severe, early... (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 13, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Epinephrine Autoinjectors Not Prescribed to All Who Need Them Epinephrine Autoinjectors Not Prescribed to All Who Need Them
Epinephrine is the only treatment that can stop anaphylaxis associated with food allergies, but a study showed that many at-risk patients do not have a prescription for epinephrine autoinjectors. Epinephrine is the only treatment that can stop anaphylaxis associated with food allergies, but a study showed that many at-risk patients do not have a prescription for epinephrine autoinjectors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - November 11, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news