Allergy

New gluten-free ingredient may cause allergic reaction

MANHATTAN — A popular new ingredient in gluten-free products could be causing an allergic reaction, according to a Kansas State University food ...

Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies identified

Common gut bacteria prevent sensitization to allergens in a mouse model for peanut allergy, paving the way for probiotic therapies to treat ...

Scientists uncover why major cow milk allergen is actually allergenic

Cow milk allergy occurs in children and in adults. Scientists at Messerli Research Institute at the Vetmeduni Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna, and the University of Vienna investigated what actually makes the milk allergenic. A specific protein in milk known as beta-lactoglobulin is able to initiate an allergy only when being devoid of iron. ... Full story

Food Allergies More Widespread Among Inner-City Children

One in 10 allergic to milk, eggs or peanuts ... Full story

You’re Not Ready for Summer to End, but Ragweed’s Set to Pounce

Get ahead of fall allergies: take meds before ragweed hits ... Full story

Peanuts Don’t Panic Parents as Much as Milk and Eggs

Study shows caregivers’ allergy perceptions not always accurate ... Full story

Researchers create vaccine for dust-mite allergies

Vaccine reduced lung inflammation to allergens in lab and animal tests ... Full story

Uncle Ben’s Recall Brings Attention to Gluten Sensitivities

PLAINVIEW, NY – A recent food recall shows how diligent people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities need to be, says a New York clinical dietitian. ... Full story

Progress in allergic asthma research after ingestion of fruits

Researchers at the UPM suggest that the interaction between two proteins can be the responsible for the allergic asthma episodes after eating an infected fruit. ... Full story

Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy

Study pinpoints a molecular cause of cachexia, and hints at a potential treatment ... Full story

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