February 17, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals

Latest Allergies News THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — America’s love affair with gluten-free foods may come at a cost: greater intake of the toxic metals arsenic and mercury, a new study contends. “These results indicate that there could be unintended consequences of eating a gluten-free diet,” said study

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February 15, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Immunotherapy — often in the form of allergy shots — can combat the runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure of persistent hay fever. But it can’t be done in less than three years,

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February 14, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Makeup Allergy

Are “Hypoallergenic” Cosmetics Really Better? When labeling of cosmetics as hypoallergenic first became popular, the FDA attempted to regulate use of the term. In 1975, the FDA issued a regulation governing use of the term hypoallergenic, stating that a cosmetic product could be labeled hypoallergenic only if scientific studies on

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February 13, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Needed: An ‘Action Plan’ for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic Reactions

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News MONDAY, Feb. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When kids are at risk of severe allergic reactions, all their caregivers should have a written action plan and epinephrine auto-injectors readily available, according to new reports from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The reports include

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February 07, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Think You’re Allergic to Penicillin? Check Again

Latest Allergies News MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many people who think they’re allergic to penicillin don’t really have an allergy to this antibiotic, a pediatric expert says. And anyone who thinks they have had an allergic reaction to penicillin should undergo an allergy test to ensure they

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

STD Quiz: Symptoms, Testing & List

Title: STD Quiz: Symptoms, Testing & ListCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 10/6/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2017 1:11:41 PM

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