Tag: "peanut" at medical news
Pilot study successful in taming allergic reactions to food
...n with egg or milk allergy will go on to develop a peanut
Better after-school snack choices boost nutrition for low-income kids, UC Davis research confirms
... a peach cup and graham crackers was replaced with peanut
butter crackers and an apple. Cassady and her colleagues compared the nutritional content of the new menu of 17 snacks with that of the old menu of 15 snacks. They found that the new menu boosted the children's daily servings of fruit by 83 perc...
A Jekyll and Hyde of cytokines: IL-25 both promotes and limits inflammatory diseases
...they are industrial air pollutants or molecules of peanut
oil. "It is possible that for most of human history, cytokines like IL-25 have promoted type 2 T helper cells that fight infection with intestinal parasites like Trichuris, " said Colby Zaph, a co-author and Irvington Research Fellow at Penn. "In in...
Some outgrow allergy to tree nuts, Johns Hopkins Children's Center experts report
...ted that as many as 20 percent of children outgrow peanut
allergy and recommended that allergists periodical...eanuts and tree nuts, those who had outgrown their peanut
allergy were more likely to outgrow the tree nut allergy. Children who are allergic to more than one...
New food allergy research consortium focuses on peanut allergy
...t will be a clinical study to evaluate a potential peanut
allergy therapy. This potential therapy is expecte...g approach, however, cannot be used in people with peanut
allergies due to the risk of life-threatening reactions. To overcome this barrier, Dr. Sampson and W...
TV confuses children about which foods are healthy, new study finds
...r example, a second-grade boy who chose jelly over peanut
butter explained that he chose jelly because "it has fruit in it and just a little sugar because sugar is bad.""Although his answer was incorrect, his reasoning was nutritional," Harrison said.Conversely, a third-grade girl who chose cottage cheese o...
People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour
...nto the UK. The authors suggest that people with a peanut
allergy should avoid all products containing lupin... a severe allergy to peanuts after a reaction to a peanut
sweet when she was 15. However, peanut
contamination of her food was considered unlikely. Lupin flo...