Sesame allergy may affect more than 1 million Americans
At least 1 million children and adults in the U.S. are likely affected by a current IgE-mediated sesame allergy, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network...
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Breakfast Game Changer! Try This High-Protein Overnight Oats Recipe Made With Steel-Cut Oats
After bumping into a yoga and CrossFit buddy at the grocery store, we started talking about how she stopped intermittent fasting and is now eating this breakfast that her...
1 day ago - PopSugar
FDA to Assess First Peanut Allergy Drug
In one clinical trial, kids who took Palforzia for a year were eventually able to tolerate the equivalent of two peanuts, the Washington Post reported.
1 day ago - Web MD
FDA Panel Backs First-in-Class Medication for Peanut Allergy
An FDA advisory panel recommended peanut allergen powder for children aged 4 years through 17 years who are allergic to peanuts. Medscape Medical News
1 day ago - Medscape
FDA Panel Backs Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy
Approval likely to entail REMS requiring that patients carry epinephrine injectors
2 days ago - MedPageToday
How Peanuts Became a $4,200 Drug
Peanuts are a uniquely dangerous legume. A small fragment of one can kill an allergic person. Even if that person is resuscitated, it's possible to have permanent brain damage...
4 days ago - The Atlantic
Peanut Allergy Drug Will Protect Children, Experts Tell F.D.A
One in 50 American children is allergic to peanuts. Palforzia does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions.
4 days ago - NY Times - 2 articles
Few people with peanut allergy tolerate peanut after stopping oral immunotherapy
Studies have shown that peanut oral immunotherapy - ingesting small, controlled amounts of peanut protein - can desensitize adults and children and prevent allergic reactions...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Few Peanut Allergy Patients Tolerate Peanut after Immunotherapy
New Phase 2 study, supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , part of the NIH, informs who benefit from peanut oral immunotherapy.
4 days ago - Medindia Health
Growers want coconuts off the FDA list of major allergens
Tree nuts, including coconuts, are classified as “major allergens” under the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 . But a campaign is now underway to get...
6 days ago - Food Safety
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At-Risk Men May Also Benefit From Mammograms
A new study argues there's potential benefit in regular mammograms for men who are at high risk of breast cancer.
Smog Particles Can Reach Developing Fetus: Study
Air pollution can penetrate a pregnant woman's placenta and potentially threaten the health of a developing fetus, new research warns.
Half as many children died in 2017 worldwide as in 2000 but poverty still...
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's latest report highlights gains made in childhood death rates, but notes that vast inequalities persist, meaning that the UN's 2030...
Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for...
Researchers led by Hasselt University in Belgium scanned flesh from the placentas of 28 women who lived in areas with varying levels of pollution and found they all had black...
Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea
You might want to avoid making any important decisions about the future while being hungry.
Cancer cells become 'cannibals' and eat other tumor cells to beat...
New research from Tulane University found that some breast cancer cells become 'cannibals' and, instead of multiplying, engulf neighboring cells to stock up on energy in order...
Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of...
Adverse childhood experience can lead to poor health later in life. Positive experiences could work as an anecdote to counter and overcome trauma.
15-Year-Old Phenom Brighton Zeuner on the Bright Future of Women's Skateboarding
At just 15, Brighton Zeuner might just be the new face of women's skateboarding. She started competing at the X Games at age 11. She won her first gold medal there the day...
Needle-less Flu Vaccine is Highly Effective
New needle-less flu vaccine patch boosted the immune system much better than a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects
Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Some People
Some people with good heart health still might benefit from taking daily low-dose aspirin, a new study from New Zealand says.