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NIH Researchers Estimate 17% of Food-Allergic Children Have Sesame Allergy – National Institutes of Health

News Release Monday, November 4, 2019 Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have found that sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population. In addition, the scientists have found that sesame antibody testing — whose utility has been controversial — accurately predicts whether a… Read More »

Food allergy horror stories from 35,000 feet: ‘Mommy, I don’t want to die’ – CNN

(CNN) — Imagine having a life-threatening emergency while locked inside a metal container 35,000 feet above the ground, unable to leave or call 911 for desperately needed medical attention. Now envision going through that frightening experience surrounded by medically untrained airline personnel or fellow passengers who don’t take you seriously or even block your access… Read More »

Do these 8 natural allergy supplements actually work? – WVLT.TV

KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) — Fall is one of the peak times for allergy symptoms. Medical officials said there may be more answers than going to the doctor, getting allergy shots or taking over-the-counter medication. Here are eight natural allergy supplements that can provide relief during the fall allergy season: 1. ProbioticsProbiotics help regulate the body’s… Read More »

Could certain gut bacteria protect against food allergy? – Medical News Today

New research reinforces the idea that the absence of certain bacteria in the gut can cause food allergy, a condition that affects millions of people. The study also suggests that replenishing key gut bacteria could offer a way to treat food allergy. New research suggests that food allergies, such as an allergy to peanuts, may… Read More »

Woman’s ‘mystery allergy’ leaves her covered in hives, embarrassed to leave home

A woman in Ireland who developed a severe head-to-toe rash said that during flare-ups she’s too embarrassed to even look at herself in a mirror. Shauna Campbell, from Dublin, suffers from a mystery allergy that causes daily hives, facial swelling, and chronic exhaustion. The 21-year-old first broke out in small red patches in 2017 and thought it might… Read More »