Allergies

Ask Well: Why Did I Lose My Sense of Smell?

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Impaired smell is common, particularly in the elderly, but in about one in six people, no cause can be identified.
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Prenatal allergies prompt sexual changes in offspring

20 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A single allergic reaction during pregnancy prompts sexual-development changes in the brains of offspring that last a lifetime, new research suggests. Female rats born to...
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It's Officially Spring - Before You Go For a Run Outside, Take These Allergists' Advice

It's Officially Spring - Before You Go For a Run Outside, Take These Allergists' Advice

22 hours ago   |   PopSugar

If you live in a part of the country that experiences heavy snow and frigid Winter temperatures, you've probably been counting down the days until Spring would arrive in all...
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Century Snacks LLC Recalls Snak Club Honey Bliss Nut Mix Due to Undeclared Allergen

1 day ago   |   FDA   |   2 articles

Century Snacks, LLC of Commerce, CA is recalling all packages of 3-oz. and 5.75-oz. SNAK CLUB HONEY BLISS NUT MIX due to undeclared MILK. People who have an allergy or severe...
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Better Made Snack Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk In 10 Ounce $3.99 Original Potato Chips

1 day ago   |   FDA   |   2 articles

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a package of 10-ounce Original Potato Chips dated 10 AUG 2019 did not contain Original Potato Chips but instead contained...
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What does anaphylaxis look like? Mom raises awareness after child's allergic reaction

2 days ago   |   NBC News

A 3-year-old girl was in a doctor's office being tested for a tree nut allergy. At first it seemed like she was having only a mild reaction.
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High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Prevent Allergic Sensitization of Infants

2 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

To investigate the effect of vitamin D supplementation dose on allergic sensitization and allergic diseases in infants, and to evaluate whether vitamin D status in pregnancy...
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New allergy guidelines say it IS safe to give your babies peanuts, fish and milk a early as 4 months

New allergy guidelines say it IS safe to give your babies peanuts, fish and milk a early as 4 months

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

In 2000, parents were told to save cow's milk until their child was one, egg until their child was two, and nuts and fish until the age of three. Today, advice is very...
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Soy Candles vs. Paraffin Candles

2 days ago   |   Living Smart Girl

Choose Your Candles Wisely During the process of trying to pick a certain wax for your home, around your kids and pets can be difficult. You might have allergies or someone in...
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Probiotics do not improve children's atopic dermatitis treatment

3 days ago   |   Healio

Supplementing atopic dermatitis treatment with probiotics does not benefit children, according to research presented at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology...
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Mailed Home Colon Cancer Tests Boost Screening

Mailed Home Colon Cancer Tests Boost Screening

Researchers believe that mailing the screening kits directly to patients, which frames participation as the default, reduced steps in the process, and made it easier for... Read more ...

Mothers who are obese while pregnant have children with heart problems...

Mothers who are obese while pregnant have children with heart problems, study in mice says

A new study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has found that obese mic had offspring with heart problems, and these issues last for at least three... Read more ...

Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective at killing...

Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective at killing cancer cells than chemo or radiation

The mere mention of cancer strikes fear in the hearts of many people, and rightfully so. Having certain types of cancer often means you'll be facing years of brutal treatments... Read more ...

Market for organic products continues to expand as consumers ditch unhealthy...

Market for organic products continues to expand as consumers ditch unhealthy products

With a growing community of people who take their family's health seriously, organic sales are reaching an all-time high. “Free-from” foods are products that do not contain... Read more ...

Chronic lower back pain can be reduced with Gua Sha therapy

Chronic lower back pain can be reduced with Gua Sha therapy

Chronic lower back pain has become a major health problem in the world. Many people seek relief, but most available treatments are often ineffective or have dangerous side... Read more ...

Gait Speed and Dynamic Stability Decline Accelerates Only in Late Life: A...

Gait Speed and Dynamic Stability Decline Accelerates Only in Late Life: A Cross-sectional Study in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Background and Purpose: Incidence of falls increases with age whereas gait speed declines. The purposes of this study were to examine (1) whether gait speed and center-of-mass... Read more ...

Factors Related to Self-rated Health in Older Adults: A Clinical Approach...

Factors Related to Self-rated Health in Older Adults: A Clinical Approach Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health Model

Background and Purpose: A growing population of older adults will require health care professionals to become increasingly knowledgeable in geriatric care. Patient ratings... Read more ...

Reusing Cooking Oil May Up Breast Cancer Risk

Reusing Cooking Oil May Up Breast Cancer Risk

Is it safe to reuse cooking oil? Beware, reusing the same frying oil too many times may trigger genetic changes that promote the progression of late-stage breast cancer... Read more ...

Gift Cards Make Better Incentives Than Cash: Study

Gift Cards Make Better Incentives Than Cash: Study

Do you prefer cash incentives over gift cards? A new study finds that gift cards make better incentives than cash as it is connected to healthier outcomes in employee wellness... Read more ...

Naltrexone Implant Prevents Relapse in HIV Patients With Opioid Dependence

Naltrexone Implant Prevents Relapse in HIV Patients With Opioid Dependence

Implant form of naltrexone which releases drug gradually, improves HIV outcomes better compared to the daily oral form of naltrexone in opioid dependence. Read more ...