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  1. Fight Ragweed Allergies Without Shots

    March 19, 2008 (Philadelphia) -- Shots may be fun when you're at your local bar, but for too many allergy sufferers, they're a pesky, even painful, part of ragweed season. Now, researchers report early success testing an under-the-tongue alternative to injections in people with ragweed allergies. In

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  2. Flu Vaccine Safe for Egg-Allergic Kids

    March 19, 2008 (Philadelphia) -- The flu vaccine can safely be given to kids who have an egg allergy, two new studies suggest. Because the flu vaccine contains egg protein, the CDC doesn't recommend it for people with severe allergies to chicken eggs. And most doctors are reluctant to give flu shots

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  3. Iraq War Veterans Face Allergy Risks

    March 19, 2008 (Philadelphia) -- U.S. soldiers who serve in Iraq may be at increased risk of developing allergies, a new study suggests. A review of the medical records of more than 6,000 soldiers shows that those who were deployed to the Persian Gulf were about twice as likely to have newly diagnos

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  4. 'Tongue Drops' Cut Bee Sting Allergy

    March 18, 2008 (Philadelphia) -- Taking allergy drops instead of enduring painful shots may someday become an option for people who are allergic to honeybee stings. In a preliminary study, Italian researchers found that putting honeybee venom under the tongue was safe and significantly reduced react

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  5. New Ways to Fight Nut, Milk Allergies

    March 18, 2008 (Philadelphia) -- Peanut allergies among kids are on the rise, a new study shows, but several novel strategies show promise for stemming -- even reversing -- the tide. Researchers studying mice found that by eating peanuts while pregnant and breastfeeding, new moms may lower the risk

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  6. Kids’ Food Allergies Damper Dining Out

    March 17, 2008 (Philadelphia) -- Even though most parents alert restaurant staff if their children have food allergies, a sizable number of the kids still suffer allergic reactions when dining out, a new survey shows. Adding insult to injury, a second study suggests that children who suffer peanut a

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  7. Kids' Allergies: Schoolwork Can Suffer

    March 17, 2008 (Philadelphia) -- Kids' allergies are nothing to sneeze at. A first-of-its-kind national survey shows that when kids suffer nasal allergy symptoms, everything from their sleep to their schoolwork suffers as well. In the study of more than 1,000 families, parents of kids with allergies

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  8. Risky Allergic Reaction: Chemical Clues

    Jan. 4, 2008 -- Researchers have found two chemical clues that may help them tame sudden, severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). The first clue: People with anaphlyaxis have high blood levels of an inflammatory chemical called platelet-activating factor (PAF). The second clue: Anaphylaxis patients

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  9. Peanut Allergies Striking Sooner

    Dec. 3, 2007 -- Children are developing potentially dangerous peanut allergies at a much younger age, according to a new study. And that's not all: The study researchers found more parents are feeding their children peanuts at an earlier age. "This should be a wake-up call to all parents of young ch

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  10. FDA OKs Over-the-Counter Zyrtec

    Nov. 19, 2007 -- The FDA has approved over-the-counter sales of the allergy drug Zyrtec, according to McNeil Consumer Healthcare, which sells nonprescription Zyrtec. Zyrtec is approved to relieve allergy-related sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes, as well as itching due to hives. Zyrtec's most co

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