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2 new studies rethink allergy prevention in children

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two new studies are causing health officials to rethink prevention of allergies in children.

The first study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week, showed that exposing infants to peanut products helped prevent them from developing peanut allergies. 328 more words

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Allergy nurse discusses recent peanut story

ST. LOUIS – A thousand medical professionals gasped when they heard the results of a study on why peanut allergies have tripled since 1997.

A study in the… 92 more words

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Peanut allergy: new study raises awareness

LE CLAIRE, IA – Noah Schlicksup faces a deadly peanut allergy. His mom, Gina Schlicksup found out the hard way when Noah was 20 months old. 301 more words

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Early Consumption of Peanuts May Prevent Peanut Allergy in Children, New Study Suggests

Parents who have children with food allergies know all too well about the headaches in keeping their lives “nut-free.”

But a new study suggests that peanut allergy can be prevented at a young age by embracing peanuts, not avoiding them. 507 more words

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Randomized Trial of Peanut Consumption in Infants at Risk for Peanut Allergy

Randomized Trial of Peanut Consumption in Infants at Risk for Peanut Allergy
Source: New England Journal of Medicine

Background
The prevalence of peanut allergy among children in Western countries has doubled in the past 10 years, and peanut allergy is becoming apparent in Africa and Asia.

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Food And Agriculture

Surprise! Cigarettes Are Even Worse For You Than You Thought

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Everyone who’s ever seen one of the CDC’s horrifying anti-smoking commercials knows cigarettes are bad for you, but here are a few more diseases to add to the list of maladies smoking can cause: breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and pretty much all types of infections. 114 more words

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Smoking May Be More Dangerous Than Previously Thought, Study Says

Smoking may contribute to the deaths of an additional 60,00-120,000 Americans per year says a new study published by The New England Journal of Medicine. 200 more words