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  • 17-year-old girl allergic to water including her own sweat
    17-year-old girl allergic to water including her own sweat
    Many people are allergic to something. Some people are allergic to peanuts, shellfish or other foods. Some people are allergic to cats, dogs, or other animals. Some people are allergic to certain types of flowers, or bees or things that are easy...
  • Boy banned from flight: British boy not allowed on plane for nut allergy, what?
    Boy banned from flight: Nut allergy prevents boy from leaving US? Plane 'right'
    A boy banned from a flight out of the US is filing a complaint after allegedly hearing from the airlines that “Americans have the right to eat nuts.” The 11-year-old British boy in question, Daniel Levitan, suffers from a severe nut...
  • NIH study may explain why women have more allergic reactions
    NIH study may explain why women have more allergic reactions
    Women have been documented to have more severe allergic reactions and incidents of anaphylaxis caused by food, medication, and insect bites than men. The culprit is estrogen according to a study conducted on mice by the National Institutes of...
  • Bee stings are one common cause of anaphylactic shock
    Epinephrine at schools could save lives for students with serious allergies
    New data indicate that having epinephrine available in schools could save the lives of the many youth suffering from potentially life-threatening allergic reactions to food, insect stings, and other substances.Presented at the recent American...
  • Allergists devise test for people that are allergic to allergy treatment
    Allergists devise test for people that are allergic to allergy treatment
    More people are allergic to the most common treatments for allergies than allergists ever realized before. Allergist Luz Fonacier presented the most recent developments in detecting who may be allergic to allergy medications at the Nov. 6, 2014,...
  • Colds, influenza, allergies
    Health news: Cold, flu, or allergy, can you tell the difference?
    The latest health news focuses on three respiratory infections or conditions that are often confusing. You're sneezing, have a high-fever, sore throat, runny nose, a headache, itchy eyes, nausea, or feeling just plain lousy. Before you look in...
  • Sarah Harkins stings
    Sarah Harkins: Wasp stings kill pregnant mom of four
    A pregnant Virginia mother of four kids is dead. Sarah Harkins died suddenly Monday after enduring a number of wasp stings in her backyard. Doctors said after the insect bites, Harkins suffered an allergic reaction and a brain event that...
  •  Swimming pools-fun or family nightmare!
    Swimming pools-fun or family nightmare!
    Swimming pools and relaxation. Summer rimes with vacation for millions of kids and adults alike; regardless of age and social background. With temperatures reaching 95 to 98 degree Fahrenheit, it is a delight to refresh oneself and cool off just...
  • tattoo
    Danger: tattoos and beauty.
    A fashionable body ornament, tattooing is increasing among young people. Up to 24 percent in the USA endorse this phenomenon. Popular icons from the sport, music or film industries serve as role model for these Youngers. However, research...
  • Miley Cyrus in the hospital
    Miley Cyrus concert canceled as she suffers severe allergic reaction
    Miley Cyrus is in a Kansas City hospital. She was taken to the hospital from the the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO, after becoming ill earlier on April 15. Her official website has announced the cancellation of tonight's concert, part of...
  • Children who outgrow food allergies may develop more severe allergies later on
    Children who outgrow food allergies may develop more severe allergies later on
    Children may outgrow one type of food allergy, and then develop a more severe allergy to the same food, say researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The findings were presented on Feb. 28, 2014, at he annual meeting...
  • Allergy sufferers under siege
    Allergy sufferers under siege
    Tampa Bay residents get a lot of pleasure during the winter months out of sending beauty shots of beaches and other reminders that there are parts of the country where shoveling snow and sky-high heating bills are not everyday issues. However, no...
  • Gluten allergy
    You have a gluten allergy? Shhh...no, no you don't
    In recent years there seems to be a trend of gluten free diets spreading across the U.S. How would it be possible that there are suddenly thousands of cases of assumed gluten allergies within a very short time? There has never been a large spread...
  • Amish children have fewer allergies
    Amish children have fewer allergies
    It has been known for a while that children reared on central European farms have low allergy and asthma rates. Then research on 157 Indiana Amish families with kids aged six to twelve showed allergy rates at only five percent compared to 11.2...
  • Milk Allergy
    Milk: a common food allergy in children
    Milk. The ad may say that it does a body good. But, that’s not necessarily true. Did you know – one of the most common food allergy’s in infants and young children is to cow’s milk? Approximately 2.5 percent of children...
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