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According to new findings from two relatively small studies — there is promise of treating some food allergies through oral immunotherapy. Even though oral immunotherapy cannot be regarded as a cure-all solution, since it can be potentially dangerous – or even fatal – it may
Allergies Kids
(HealthDay News) — It may be difficult to tell if your child’s sniffles are caused by the common cold or seasonal allergies.     The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these telltale signs of seasonal allergies: Persistent symptoms including red and watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose that last for weeks at a time, and […]
Allergies Kids
(HealthDay News) — Depending on your child’s sensitivity, a food allergy can range from very mild to life-threatening. The American Dietetic Association offers these suggestions to help protect kids who have food allergies: Always check food labels for potential allergens. Make sure you inform all family members, teachers and caregivers about the severity of
Allergies Kids
SUNDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) — Firstborn children may be more likely to suffer from certain types of allergies, finds a new study. Japanese researchers surveyed parents of more than 13,000 children aged 7 to 15 and found that a child’s birth order did not seem to affect the prevalence of asthma or eczema. However, […]
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MONDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) — So-called hypoallergenic dogs are no less likely to make you sneeze than other dogs, a new study says. It’s widely believed that hypoallergenic dogs produce less dander and saliva and shed less fur, making them a healthier choice for people with allergies. But a team at Henry Ford Hospital […]
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MONDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) — Many young children who are allergic to milk, eggs and peanuts have serious reactions after accidental exposures caused by misread labels, cross-contact between foods or mistakes in food preparation, a new study finds. The reactions occur in spite of parents being aware of the allergies and educated about the […]
Allergies Kids
The days and nights are getting warmer as we prepare to welcome Spring. But while we are all excited to see the season’s transition, the change of temperature can make us sick. Hay fever is very common around this time of the year, more common than some of us may actually think. According to the […]
Allergies For You General
It’s hard to believe that the very thing that is meant to provide us with sustenance and energy can have grave consequences on our health. Food allergies are not particularly common but they can be serious, and parents should know the difference between food allergies and food intolerances.  A food allergy is defined as an […]
Allergies For You General
Allergies are not uncommon and most people are sensitive to or allergic to some or other substance or food. For the most part allergies are more annoying (and inconvenient) than life-threatening and an allergy usually causes cold-like symptoms (coughs, sneezes, and wheezes), or hay-fever, or diarrhea. There are, however, serious side-effects to allergies and allergies […]
Allergies Baby
Testing for various allergies is something not frequently carried out on young babies but there are circumstances when testing is necessary. Allergy testing is usually only done on infants whose moms and dads share common or similar allergies, or if baby presents serious allergic reactions such as swelling and redness. Common allergies among children, and […]
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