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Making cashews safer for those with allergies

For the millions of adults and children in the U.S. who have to shun nuts to avoid an allergic reaction, help could be on the way. Scientists are now developing a method to process cashews—and potentially other nuts—that ...

Aug 11, 2014
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eBay bans sorbitol sales after Italian death

US online auction giant eBay on Monday banned global sales of sorbitol following the death of a 28-year-old Italian woman who consumed a phial of the sugar substitute as part of a food allergy test.

Mar 26, 2012
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Food allergies not tied to eczema for most

Eczema is notoriously difficult to treat in children. The torturous dry-skin disease causes intense itching and sleeplessness, and sometimes parents try making dietary changes in addition or in place of conventional ...

Apr 13, 2011
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Panel issues comprehensive US food allergy guidelines

An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has issued comprehensive U.S. guidelines to assist health care professionals in diagnosing ...

Dec 06, 2010
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Food-allergy fears drive overly restrictive diets

Many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. The food avoidance poses a ...

Nov 04, 2010
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Early exposure could prevent egg allergy in babies

(PhysOrg.com) -- Parents who delay giving their babies allergenic foods could be doing more harm than good, with a new Australian study showing the rate of egg allergy significantly increases among toddlers who are introduced ...

Oct 04, 2010
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