Health Tip: Create a Food Allergy Plan
-- If you've been diagnosed with a food allergy, it is important to develop a food allergy plan so you and others know what to do in an emergency. Milder symptoms of food allergy include itching, sneezing, hives or rashes. More severe symptoms, such... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Health Tip: Create a Food Allergy Plan
Title: Health Tip: Create a Food Allergy PlanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - June 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Food Allergies vs. Food Intolerance
Title: Food Allergies vs. Food IntoleranceCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 2/11/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:06 PM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - June 13, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Composition of complex sugars in breast milk may prevent future food allergies
(University of California - San Diego) The unique composition of a mother's breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada. The findings, publishing in the June 15 issue of Allergy, further highlight the health role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), which are not found in infant formula, and underscore their potential for therapeutic interventions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Food Allergy Most Common Allergic Condition in Autism
(MedPage Today) -- Association persisted after controlling for other allergies (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - June 11, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Allergies More Common in Kids With Autism
After the researchers controlled the data to account for other factors that might link these conditions, such as education, income and location, the odds that someone with an ASD would have a food allergy were more than twice that of someone without an ASD (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASD Tied to Excess Risk for Food Allergy ASD Tied to Excess Risk for Food Allergy
Disruptive behaviors in nonverbal children may be expressions of food allergy symptoms, so clinicians should conduct a thorough workup, editorialist warns.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Children with autism TWICE as likely to have had food allergies
Food allergies are two-and-a-half times more common among children with autism than others, a University of Iowa study finds, adding evidence to the theory that autism is an autoimmune condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some Common Allergies Linked to Odds of Autism in Children
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- Common allergic conditions, especially food allergy, are associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, according to a study published online June 8 in JAMA Network Open. Guifeng Xu, M.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Food allergies connected to children with autism spectrum disorder
(University of Iowa) A new study from the University of Iowa and published by the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Association of food allergy, other allergies with autism spectrum disorder
(JAMA Network) Food and other types of allergies are more likely to be reported in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than in children without ASD but the underlying reasons for this association aren't clear. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Am I allergic to saponin?
Quinoa is often called a superfood because of its high protein content, and it is popular with vegetarians and vegans. After eating quinoa, people may experience symptoms such as coughing and stomach cramping, which can indicate an allergy. Here, learn about this allergy and foods that can replace quinoa in the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Morning Break: Caffeine Crackdown; Pot as Painkiller; Food Allergy Bullies
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 6, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Parents, Schools Step Up Efforts To Combat Food-Allergy Bullying
Up to 32 percent of kids with food allergies have been taunted with foods that make them sick. Schools are moving beyond allergy awareness and "nut-free zones" to address this dangerous behavior.(Image credit: Janice Chang for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tove Danovich Source Type: news

DDW 2018: 3 Studies on Dietary Factors in FGID
Research summarized for PCPs on: low FODMAP diets plus vit D; differential FODMAP intolerance; and the impact of food allergy on IBS-D. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - June 4, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackethal, MD Tags: Conferences/Digestive Disease Week Source Type: news

How Should Fruits and Vegetables Be Washed?
Discussion Fruits and vegetables are great sources of nutrition and often are eaten raw. However, they can become contaminated during harvest, transportation, production, preparation and storage. Produce accounts for about half of all foodborne illness and about 20% of foodborne deaths. Outbreaks have been associated with all food sources including home gardens, local farms and large scale commercial food operations. Vegetables most associated with illness are leafy green vegetables, herbs and sprouts. Learning Point What are the best ways to keep raw fruits and vegetables safe? “Wash your hands with hot soapy water...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 4, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Parents Have Concerns Over Food Allergy Precautions at Schools
WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 -- A substantial portion of parents whose children have food allergies have concerns over the safety of their child at school, according to a study published online May 12 in BMC Pediatrics. S. Shahzad Mustafa, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about nightshade allergies
This article looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of nightshade allergies and intolerances. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of citrus allergy?
We describe the range of treatments. Learn to prevent and manage citrus allergies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

EpiPen Shortage Declared By FDA
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) — The FDA has declared a shortage of EpiPens. The agency says the products are currently available but manufacturing delays are causing a short-term shortage across the country. The Food Allergy Research & Education advocacy group has called on the FDA and the Trump administration to take action. According to a FARE survey, more than 400 people in 45 states reported difficulties obtaining an EpiPen. “I called around and found an Epipen Jr at Walgreens in Massachusetts but it expires in less than six months. Frustrating for such an expensive drug,” one survey respondent said. Epi...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Source Type: news

Manufacturing delays lead to Epipen shortage in U.S.
At least 400 people across the U.S. have had trouble getting their hands on an Epipen in recent weeks, according to a survey from the advocacy group Food Allergy Research & Education. Mylan (NSDQ:MYL), which makes the emergency allergy auto-injector, reportedly told the FDA months ago that manufacturing delays were straining its Epipen supply. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Manufacturing delays lead to Epipen shortage in U.S. appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Kaleo Inc Mylan Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you have a garlic allergy?
A garlic allergy is rare, but it is possible. In this article, we look at the symptoms of a true allergy, which include sneezing, dizziness, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis. We also describe the milder symptoms of a garlic intolerance. Learn when to see a doctor for allergy testing. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do some people sneeze after eating?
If a person sneezes after eating all or certain foods, they may either have gustatory rhinitis, snatiation, or a food allergy. Hot or spicy foods are the most common triggers. Sneezing after eating is a common complaint that can be managed by avoiding certain foods or taking nasal decongestants or antihistamines. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Peanut allergies may soon be treated with a vaccine
After 2 decades of research, scientists have now developed an anti-allergic vaccine, which they have just successfully tested in mice. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Funding will help uncover immune system differences that trigger food allergies
(Children's National Health System) Adora A. Lin, M.D., Ph.D., an attending physician in Children's department of Allergy and Immunology, was awarded $240,000 to improve understanding of how children's immune systems tolerate or react to certain food allergens -- sometimes triggering a cascade of side effects that can be fatal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Allergy 'vaccine' suppresses the allergic response to peanuts in mice
There may be hope on the horizon for food allergy sufferers. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Onset of kids' food allergies linked to infant wipes, genetics: study
Children's food allergies have been linked to genetics and environmental factors, including cleaning wipes and exposure to allergens, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby wipes increase children's risk of developing food allergies
Researchers from Northwestern University found immune reactions to nuts, eggs and soy may be brought on by a 'perfect storm' of baby wipes, dust and food exposure, in a 'major advance'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby wipes increase children's risk of developing deadly food allergies
Researchers from Northwestern University found immune reactions to nuts, eggs and soy may be brought on by a 'perfect storm' of baby wipes, dust and food exposure, in a 'major advance'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food allergy is linked to skin exposure and genetics
(Northwestern University) Infant and childhood food allergy has now been linked to a mix of environmental and genetic factors that must coexist to trigger the allergy, reports a new study. Those factors include genetics that alter skin absorbency, use of infant cleansing wipes that leave soap on the skin, skin exposure to allergens in dust and skin exposure to food from those providing infant care. The good news is factors leading to food allergy can be modified in the home environment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Certain meds may increase baby's risk of allergies
New research suggests taking these common medications during the first 6 months of life may sharply increase risk for food allergies or asthma (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Parents Willing to Enroll Child in Food Allergen Trials
TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 -- The majority of caregivers of children with food allergy are willing to consider participation in clinical trials for food allergy immunotherapy, according to a research letter published in the March issue of the Annals of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Certain Meds May Raise Babies' Odds for Allergies
Infant antacid exposure was linked to a doubling of the risk for developing food allergies, and a 50 percent increase in the risk for developing drug allergies and a hypersensitive immune reaction to foreign toxins, such as a bee sting (anaphylaxis). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antacids, Antibiotics Could Increase Risk Of Allergy In Babies
BOSTON (CBS) – According to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics, babies who are given antacids like Zantac and Pepcid are more likely to develop childhood allergies. Researchers looked at the health records of nearly 800,000 children and found that those had been treated with antacids were at double the risk of developing a food allergy. Babies treated with antibiotics also had a higher risk of allergy and asthma. The study doesn’t prove that antacids and antibiotics cause allergies but it certainly raises some questions. Many babies are prescribed antacids for reflux and babies are often given antibiotics for a...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Allergies antacids Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Giving Babies Antibiotics or Antacids May Increase Allergy Risk
Infants given antibiotics, H2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors were at higher risk of asthma and food allergies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Antibiotics Asthma Allergies Heartburn Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Babies and Infants Source Type: news

Babies Who Are Given Antacids Are More Likely to Develop Allergies
Infants who are given antacids like Zantac or Pepcid are more likely to develop childhood allergies, perhaps because these drugs may alter their gut bacteria, a new large study suggests. Early use of antibiotics also raised the chances of allergies in the study of nearly 800,000 children. Researchers combed the health records of kids born between 2001 and 2013 and covered by Tricare, an insurance program for active duty and retired military personnel and their families. A surprising 9 percent of the babies received antacids, reflecting the popularity of treating reflux in infancy. Over four years, more than half of all th...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carla K. Johnson / AP Tags: Uncategorized medicine onetime Source Type: news

WATCH: Could a pill help with peanut allergies?
The most common food allergy affects 1 out of every 70 children and 1 of 160 adults. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

School Nurses at Ground Zero for Food Allergies
Title: School Nurses at Ground Zero for Food AllergiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Pregnancy vitamins are for baby too: Probiotic and fish oil supplement use during gestation reduce risk of childhood food allergies, eczema
(Natural News) Many a parent of an allergic child lives in fear of their little one being stung by a bee or accidentally being exposed to peanuts, eggs or shellfish. For allergic kids, such exposure can mean a reaction ranging in severity from coughing, sneezing, an itchy throat or a runny nose, to trouble breathing,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School Nurses at Ground Zero for Food Allergies
TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 -- Food allergies are common among American kids, with nearly one-third of U.S. school nurses reporting at least one severe reaction to food among their students in the last school year, a new survey finds. But the survey,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to cope with your food allergy
The only way to prevent allergic reactions if you have a food allergy is to avoid the allergen. Here are some tips to help you cope with food allergies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a yeast allergy?
Yeast allergies are common and can range from mild to severe. How is this allergy diagnosed, and what foods should be avoided? We find answers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Probiotics and Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Curb Allergies in Kids
Omega-3s and probiotics during pregnancy and breast-feeding may reduce risk for food allergies and eczema in early childhood. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Probiotics Food Eczema Allergies Children and Childhood Breastfeeding Oils and Fats Omega-3 Fatty Acids Source Type: news

Weis Markets Expands Allergy Alert for Weis Quality Dried Beef Party Rye Dip Sold in 11 Stores Due to Undeclared Milk and Egg Allergen
Weis Markets today announced it has expanded its recall for its store-made Weis Quality Dried Beef Party Rye dip for failing to list egg and milk allergens on its label. Food allergies are an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a food containing an allergen. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 7, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Folic Acid in Utero Tied to Food Allergy Risk
(MedPage Today) -- But total folate at birth not associated with later food allergies (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 6, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Personality plays a role for people with a food allergy — but it's not what you think
Having a food allergy is tough. But not everyone responds to those restrictions in the same way. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

SECOND OPINION | Personality plays a role for people with a food allergy — but it's not what you think
Having a food allergy is tough. But not everyone responds to those restrictions in the same way. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Pediatric Food Allergies: Pitfalls in Current Food Labeling Pediatric Food Allergies: Pitfalls in Current Food Labeling
Despite increased awareness of food allergies in children, problems persist regarding the proper labeling of allergen-containing products.Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

What are Indications for Allergen-specific Immunotherapy?
Discussion Allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) is a disease modifying treatment for allergic disease. Sometimes referred to as desensitization, the premise is to expose the patient to small but regular amounts of a specific antigen thereby building tolerance within the patient to the allergen. AIT is often underused because of safety concerns and lack of appropriately trained health care providers and facilities to safely carry out AIT treatment. There are 4 main AIT treatments options currently: SCIT – subcutaneous immunotherapy Allergen is injected into the subcutaneous skin “Shots are effective in treati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Mom ’ s Diet Could Affect Child ’ s Risk Of Allergy, Eczema
BOSTON (CBS) – In one of the largest reports of its kind, researchers in London find that a mom’s diet can affect her baby’s risk of allergies. Researchers from Imperial College London analyzed more than 400 studies involving 1.5 million people and found that when moms took fish oil supplements during late pregnancy, and while breastfeeding, their children had a 30% lower risk of having an egg allergy at age 1, and when moms took probiotics, there was a 22% lower risk of their children developing eczema. Fish oil supplements helps reduce the chance of a mother’s baby cy getting a food allergy if tak...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Diet Dr. Mallika Marshall HealthWatch Source Type: news