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Newswise: Five Things Your Sweetie with Allergies Doesn’t Want for Valentine’s Day

Five Things Your Sweetie with Allergies Doesn’t Want for Valentine’s Day

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Some Valentine's Day gifts can cause allergy and asthma symptoms and should be avoided no matter how much you think they might convey your devotion.

Channels: Allergies, Asthma, Food and Water Safety,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST

Top Diet and Nutrition Issues to be Highlighted during Jan. 29 Media-only Event

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The work of scientists from the Nebraska Food for Health Center, the Nebraska Center for Prevention of Obesity Diseases and the Food Allergen Research and Resource Center, along with a behavioral economist who studies food choice decisions, will be highlighted during Research Media Day at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Innovation Center.

Channels: Agriculture, Allergies, Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition, Obesity,

Released:
20-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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'Molecular missing link' may explain allergic reactions to personal care products

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA -- Chemical compounds found in skin creams and other personal care products can cause an allergic reaction in the skin, a common condition known as allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).

Channels: Allergies, Dermatology, Immunology, National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

Released:
3-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST
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For restricted eaters, a place at the table but not the meal

Cornell University

People with restricted diets – due to allergies, health issues or religious or cultural norms – are more likely to feel lonely when they can’t share in what others are eating, new Cornell University research shows.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Food and Water Safety, Health Food, Mindfulness, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News, Children's Health, Allergies, Staff Picks,

Released:
23-Dec-2019 3:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Forty Percent of People with Peanut Allergies Can Eat Tree Nuts but Choose to Avoid Them

Forty Percent of People with Peanut Allergies Can Eat Tree Nuts but Choose to Avoid Them

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Nearly 90 percent of peanut-allergic individuals in the study could potentially tolerate almonds, but 33 percent preferred strict avoidance due to fear of an allergic reaction.

Channels: All Journal News, Allergies, Food and Water Safety,

Released:
18-Dec-2019 10:20 AM EST
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Newswise: Peanut Allergy Vaccine to Rewrite the Immune System
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    6-Dec-2019 1:00 AM EST

Peanut Allergy Vaccine to Rewrite the Immune System

University of South Australia

Peanut allergies could become a thing of the past as breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically novel vaccination that’s poised to cure the potentially life threatening condition.

Channels: Allergies, Children's Health, Immunology, Vaccines,

Released:
5-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Prenatal and Early Life Exposure to Multiple Air Pollutants Increases Odds of Toddler Allergies

Prenatal and Early Life Exposure to Multiple Air Pollutants Increases Odds of Toddler Allergies

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows a significant association between multiple prenatal and early life exposures to indoor pollutants and the degree of allergic sensitivity in 2-year-olds.

Channels: All Journal News, Allergies, Asthma, Children's Health, Environmental Health, Immunology, Pollution, Smoking,

Released:
5-Dec-2019 11:30 AM EST
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Newswise: Keeping Allergies and Asthma at Bay is the Best Holiday Gift

Keeping Allergies and Asthma at Bay is the Best Holiday Gift

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The holidays can be tough to navigate for those with allergies and asthma. There are steps you can take to make your celebrations more fun and joy-filled for the whole family.

Channels: All Journal News, Allergies, Asthma, Winter Holidays, Immunology,

Released:
18-Nov-2019 12:35 PM EST
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    11-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST

Allen Meadows Installed as ACAAI President

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

J. Allen Meadows, MD, Montgomery, AL, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Houston on November 11.

Channels: Allergies, Asthma, Medical Meetings, Grant Funded News,

Released:
31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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