Allergy - Study finds potential under-diagnosis of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children
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 A Review of Histamine ReceptorsA Review of Histamine Receptors
 
As an aminergic neurotransmitter, histamine and histamine receptors play a key role in many pathophysiological processes.
 
   Study finds potential under-diagnosis of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled childrenStudy finds potential under-diagnosis of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children
 
Prevalence of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children across the U.S. was substantially lower (0.6 percent), compared to previous national estimates using parent surveys (7.6 percent) and reports of physician confirmation of food allergy (4.7 percent).
 
   Milk allergy - is it overdiagnosed?Milk allergy - is it overdiagnosed?
 
A new review published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics in April 2020 raises the concern that there may be a significant overdiagnosis of cow's milk allergy in babies and young children, stemming from the use of current medical recommendations.
 
 UVA Health increasing access to food allergy clinical trials and expanding research
 
UVA Health increasing access to food allergy clinical trials and expanding researchUVA Health and UVA Children's are increasing access to the latest food allergy clinical trials and expanding their cutting-edge food-allergy research, following their selection to a national food-allergy clinical network.
 
 
 Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergies
 
Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergiesResearchers have found that bacteria in a mother’s gut during pregnancy can protect the baby from developing food allergies.
 
 
 Nasal smear as screening test for allergic rhinitis
 
Nasal smear as screening test for allergic rhinitisStuffy noses, itching and fits of sneezing - 130 million people in Europe suffer from hay fever and other forms of allergic rhinitis. Until now, these conditions have typically been diagnosed using blood samples or skin prick tests.
 
 
 Allergic reactions can occur without being triggered by an allergen, finds study
 
Allergic reactions can occur without being triggered by an allergen, finds studyAllergic reactions can occur without being triggered by an allergen such as grass or birch pollen - it is enough for the patient to be back in the same place in which he or she was previously exposed to the allergen, as researchers at the University of Tübingen have found.
 
 
 Helping to Relieve Allergy Sufferers
 
Helping to Relieve Allergy SufferersAZoLifeSciences speaks to Dr.Urs Schaffner about his latest research into relieving allergy sufferers.
 
 
 Study may pave the way to fight asthma and other allergic diseases
 
Study may pave the way to fight asthma and other allergic diseasesHouse dust mites can be found everywhere around the world. When individuals do some cleaning work, they will probably stir up some of these dust mites.