Sabtu, 28 Februari 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


New ultrasensitive test for peanut allergies

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 05:47 AM PST

Chemists have developed a new test for peanut allergies that can not only tell whether someone is allergic, it can also determine how intense their allergic reaction will be.
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Rabu, 25 Februari 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Do genes play a role in peanut allergies? New study suggests yes

Posted: 24 Feb 2015 08:29 AM PST

Researchers have pinpointed a region in the human genome associated with peanut allergy in U.S. children, offering strong evidence that genes can play a role in the development of food allergies.

Peanut consumption in infancy prevents peanut allergy, study finds

Posted: 24 Feb 2015 05:38 AM PST

Introduction of peanut products into the diets of infants at high risk of developing peanut allergy was safe and led to an 81 percent reduction in the subsequent development of the allergy, a clinical trial has found. "Food allergies are a growing concern, not just in the United States but around the world," said an expert. "For a study to show a benefit of this magnitude in the prevention of peanut allergy is without precedent. The results have the potential to transform how we approach food allergy prevention."
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Minggu, 22 Februari 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Breastfeeding, other factors help shape immune system early in life

Posted: 21 Feb 2015 04:22 PM PST

Researchers say that breastfeeding and other factors influence a baby's immune system development and susceptibility to allergies and asthma by what's in their gut.
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Sabtu, 21 Februari 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Experts study, treat mysterious and growing allergic reaction

Posted: 09 Feb 2015 05:30 AM PST

It's the hottest topic among allergy experts. It's showing up more and doctors don't yet know why. Allergy specialists are seeing more people with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), an inflammatory response in the esophagus that makes it hard to swallow food.

Disposable devices to identify allergies developed

Posted: 06 Feb 2015 02:48 PM PST

The design of a small medical device capable of detecting allergies or diseases quickly and at a low cost is currently under development by Mexican researchers.
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