Posts tagged Anaphylaxis
Posts tagged Anaphylaxis
You don’t want your child to be afraid, but you want her to be safe. How do you teach her to take control of her potentially deadly allergy while feeling empowered instead of victimized?
A new three-year Trace study at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in the United Kingdom is working to determine how much peanut an allergy sufferer can take before a reaction is triggered. The study, commissioned by the British government’s Food Standards Agency, could post results that will allow government regulators to set better standards for food labeling.
15 million Americans live with food allergies, with food allergies increasing over the years. Now a new study is looking into how to help people overcome food allergies.
Millions of people in the U.S. have reactions to food that they eat each year. Most of the time, a food allergy is mild, but there is a chance that a reaction could be serious and even life-threatening. Since there is no known cure for food allergies, the best way to avoid a reaction is to not eat these foods .
Hamilton, Canada wants to be the first city in that country to require all restaurants and places that serve food to have auto-injectors (aka Epipens) on hand for children and adults who suffer from allergies. The city’s board of health has voted to investigate a strategy for deploying epinephrine auto-injectors (EAI) at “every food service outlet in Hamilton.”
Many individuals with a peanut allergy have to live their lives on constant alert, keeping a sharp eye out for something, some food, or even someone who could trigger their allergy.
Learn about how you can make yummy chocolate dipper bananas that are nut free with this easy to do recipe. These sweets are great to make for kids and have only 4 ingredients.
In 2010, a study published in theJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that of 5,300 households surveyed in 2008, 1.4% had children thought to have peanut allergies. That’s more than three times the number from a similar survey in 1997 (0.4%), the study’s authors said. Total nut allergies in 2008 were measured at 2.1% of children and 1.3% for adults, showing that while adult tree nut allergies have remained relatively constant, the rate of allergies in children has been multiplying.
Learn how to make delicious chewy date and seed bars that are nut-free and can also be make gluten free with this recipe