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Food Allergy Study Turns Off Allergic Reactions in Mice by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Wed 13 Oct 2010 12:00am Can the body be trained to tolerate proteins that cause food allergy reactions? Researchers at Johns Hopkins are one step closer to answering that question. They have found a way to turn off food allergy responses in mice. By feeding a modified food protein to food allergic mice, scientists discovered that the immune system was able to tolerate ... Read on »
Cupcakes for Peanut Allergy, Nut Allergy, Milk Allergy and Egg Allergy by Ria S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 6:08pm 2 Comments My friend and support team leader extraordinaire, Carol shared her recent Egg-less Cupcake Experiment. She tried three different recipes for egg, milk, peanut and nut free cupcakes with varying results. 1ST PLACE:Divviesrecipe forChocolate Cupcakeshad the right texture and a nice dome. Carol, did you say that the icing didn't hold up as you expect ... Read on »
Definitions of Hypersensitivity, Allergy, and Atopy by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 24 Oct 2009 10:03pm There are three terms have been used, often interchangeably, but this causes confusion. Below are definitions from theEuropean Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (EAACI) Position Statement on Nomenclature.  I try to stick with these when I write, lecture, or speak with patients. I think definitions must be agreed upon, because they are the b ... Read on »
Definitions of Hypersensitivity, Allergy, and Atopy by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm There are three terms have been used, often interchangeably, but this causes confusion. Below are definitions from theEuropean Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (EAACI) Position Statement on Nomenclature.  I try to stick with these when I write, lecture, or speak with patients. I think definitions must be agreed upon, because they are the ... Read on »
Food Allergy Part 2: Food Allergies vs. Food Intolerances by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 2:55pm What's the difference between food allergy and food intolerance? I'm not an expert, but as near as I can tell from reading and researching this topic, here's the difference An allergy to a food involves an immune system response. That means when you eat a food you are allergic to, your immune system creates antibodies against that food. If ... Read on »
DAVID WOLFE ON PEANUT ALLERGY. David Wolfe is answering the question about peanut allergy. Recent Entries by RAWVOLTA Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:35am If you want to be notified the next time I write something, subscribe to RSS feed via email or via email on your left. Thanks for stopping by! David Wolfe is answering the question about peanut allergy. source : The Best Day Ever Dear David: I’m a big fan of all the shows and just wanted to put that out there, I’ve been listening to ev ... Read on »
Peanut Allergy: Allergy Free Camp - Summer 2012!! by Gabs Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 4:32pm I got an email yesterday from a camp up in Oregon ( www.campbluespruce.org ) that's offering a week long, ALLERGY FREE, sleepover camp this summer. HOW COOL IS THAT?? Here are the details: "Camp Blue Spruce, a worry-free camp for kids with food allergies, is nowaccepting registrations!  Sign up now for a week of swimming, hikin ... Read on »
Allergy Season 2008-- Beating Allergies Naturally with Homeopathic Medicine by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:00am Earlier this week I lost my voice as a result of intense allergies- especially after the summer afternoon storms have increased pollen and mold levels. I have lived in Florida for a significant portion of my life, but after moving up to New England- coming back has been very trying. I have found that what was a minor irritation before has grow ... Read on »
Spring Allergy Season: A few good remedies to stave off sneezing and allergy symptoms by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Well, spring is in the air, noses are sneezing and it's allergy season. The trees are starting to sprout new leaves and with the new leaves and spring flowers comes the dreaded allergy season. My worst allergy enemy is pollen. In fact, this morning I had to hose down my car because it had yellow layer of pollen on it...despite it being k ... Read on »
Allergy Season 2008-- Beating Allergies Naturally with Homeopathic Medicine by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Earlier this week I lost my voice as a result of intense allergies- especially after the summer afternoon storms have increased pollen and mold levels. I have lived in Florida for a significant portion of my life, but after moving up to New England- coming back has been very trying. I have found that what was a minor irritation before has ... Read on »