Allergies & Asthma

While a completely peanut-free environment is difficult to provide in an open baseball stadium where peanuts are sold and consumed by many of the fans, Major League Baseball (MLB) teams are reaching out to the baseball fans with peanut allergies by providing peanut controlled seating for selected games. Here is a comprehensive list of all
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In the My Life With Food Allergy Parent Survey Report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), we highlighted the significant social, emotional, and financial impact food allergies can have on parents. In the section, “Spotlight: Transition to Adulthood,” we looked at the impact food allergies can have on both parents and teens/young
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*Sponsored by Merck Approximately 5% of adults in America are living with chronic cough, which is defined as a cough that lasts longer than 8 weeks. Patients with the condition commonly cough in “bouts” they cannot control, and usually feel a strong urge to cough before a coughing bout starts. Chronic cough is commonly associated
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The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America report on Asthma Disparities in America looks at the burden of asthma on racial/ethnic groups in the United States. Health disparities are preventable health differences between groups of people. They are higher burdens of illness or death linked to social, economic, and environmental disadvantages. For example, if one
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ZED1227, a potential therapeutic transglutaminase 2 inhibitor, reduced mucosal damage from gluten in celiac disease patients, a randomized proof-of-concept trial found. At week 6, the difference in villus height-to-crypt depth average ratio, a measurement of intestinal injury, was significant at three different dosages of ZED1227 (10 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg) compared to placebo,
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It’s all fun and games (and barbecues and boating) until your allergies kick in and put a pause on your Fourth of July celebrations. Whether you struggle with food or environmental allergies, there are steps you can take to help steer clear of reactions this holiday weekend. Avoid environmental triggers In early July, grass and
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In the second part of a two-part blog for our special series on living with long-term conditions, Brian Devlin, Ceri Dare, Genna White and Olivia Fulton, the four Cochrane UK Consumer Champions, and Emma Doble, Cochrane UK’s Patient and Consumer Coordinator, reflect on making treatment decisions, what they want healthcare professionals to know, and what they would tell their
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