November 23, 2016 by Contributor in Allergies

Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study

Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Black and Hispanic children are much more likely to have corn, shellfish and fish allergies than white children, according to a U.S. study. The study also found that compared to whites, black children have much higher rates of asthma, eczema

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November 21, 2016 by Contributor in Allergies

Drug Allergy (Medication Allergy)

Drug allergy definition Allergic reactions are the hyper-immune response of our immune system to foreign (antigenic) substances. When certain foreign substances are introduced to the body, the immune system is triggered. (The immune system protects us from substances that may harm the body.) A hyper-immune response may result in allergic

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November 11, 2016 by Contributor in Allergies

hydroxyzine (Vistaril)

What is hydroxyzine (Vistaril)? Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic (drying) and sedative properties that is used to treat allergic reactions. What brand names are available for hydroxyzine? Vistaril is the brand name available for hydroxyzine in the US. Atarax and Hy-Pam25, Orgatrax brands have been discontinued and are no

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November 11, 2016 by Contributor in Allergies

How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts

Latest Allergies News FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — For parents who are unsure when and how to introduce their babies to food containing peanuts, new guidelines are on the way. The guidelines — coming soon from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) — are to

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November 08, 2016 by Contributor in Allergies

Hay Fever: Managing Hay Fever Symptoms

“Hay fever” (seasonal allergic rhinitis) affects over 20% of the people living in the U.S. Most common in early spring, the symptoms of hay fever develop as a reaction to allergens (allergy-causing substances) in the air, most notably to pollens in the early spring. Other examples of airborne allergens include

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November 02, 2016 by Contributor in Allergies

Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say ‘No Thanks’

Title: Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say ‘No Thanks’Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

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