September 9, 2015, 7:18 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
New research could lead to a vaccine for asthma and better treatment for allergies.
I finally got used to the idea of eating insects, and now someone suggests I bake with blood?
August 11, 2015, 11:48 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
A little blood seeping out of a nice rare steak is one thing. Purposely adding blood to my baked goods is another.
Children with asthma may have peanut allergies
May 18, 2015, 10:23 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
Having a peanut sensitivity may worsen asthma symptoms.
Probiotics may help relieve seasonal allergies
May 7, 2015, 11:05 a.m. by Cari Nierenberg, LiveScience
The 'good bacteria' may change how the immune systems flares up against allergens.
Boy gets food allergies from blood transfusion
April 8, 2015, 9:59 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Developing allergies from a transfusion is rare but not unheard of.
Are schools going overboard on food allergy safety?
March 31, 2015, 1:32 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
A permission slip before 6th graders can eat an Oreo sparks thoughts about allergy safety and much more.
Are your allergies getting worse? Blame air pollution
March 23, 2015, 1:58 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
New research uncovers how common pollutants alter allergens to make them more potent.
Early exposure to peanuts could prevent allergy
February 24, 2015, 10:39 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
If a test demonstrates that a baby is not yet allergic or sensitive to peanuts, parents should feed the child 2 grams of peanut protein a few times a week for about three years.
Hand-washing dishes may lower a child's allergy risk
February 24, 2015, 9:50 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
New research supports the theory that an overly clean environment could be harmful to kids.
FDA warns those with peanut allergies to avoid cumin
February 20, 2015, 12:14 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Traces of peanut protein were found in cumin that was sold as cumin spice and also used in spice mixes and packaged foods.