Vaccines cause many children to develop allergies to aluminum

Public release date: 14-Dec-2010: HRR Requested Re-Post ‘Pruritic nodules’ are small lumps under the skin that cause itching and which, according to some studies, can remain for several years. A study of whooping cough vaccinations in Gothenburg a few years ago showed that almost one per cent of the children developed pruritic nodules in the…

Allergies and high blood pressure medications can create lethal cocktail

Contact: Christine Westendorf ChristineWestendorf@acaai.org 847-427-1200 American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Oral allergy syndrome and high blood pressure medications can create lethal cocktail Some allergy suffers with hypertension may be at increased risk for severe reaction BALTIMORE, MD. (November 8, 2013) – Oral allergy syndrome sufferers that take high blood pressure medications may experience…

Children with milk allergy may be ‘allergic to school’ : Chalk dust can contain milk protein

Contact: Christine Westendorf ChristineWestendorf@acaai.org 847-427-1200 American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Chalk dust can contain milk protein, triggering respiratory symptoms ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL. (May 2, 2013) – Many of today’s school teachers opt for dustless chalk to keep hands and classrooms clean. But according to a study published in the May issue of Annals…

Study suggests US children born outside the United States have lower risk of allergic disease

Contact: Richard Bory rbory@chpnet.org 212-523-6069 The JAMA Network Journals     A study by Jonathan I. Silverberg, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., of St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York,  and colleagues suggests children living the in the United States but born outside the U.S. have a lower prevalence of allergic disease that increases after residing in the…

93rd Health Research Report 14 NOV 2010 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five:   Black raspberries may prevent colon cancer Study finds Plantar Fasciitis? Stretching seems to do the trick Obesity rate will reach at least 42 percent, say models of social contagion Dangerous chemicals in food wrappers likely migrating to humans U of T study Myth of a germ-free world: A closer look at…

So that’s why we’re allergic to sun creams

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Isabella Karlsson isabella.karlsson@chem.gu.se 46-317-869-108 University of Gothenburg What happens to sunscreens when they are exposed to sunlight? And how is the skin affected by the degradation products that form? This has been the subject of research at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology that will be…

Food allergies? Pesticides in tap water might be to blame

Contact: Christine Westendorf christinewestendorf@acaai.org 847-427-1200 American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology New study finds chemicals used for water purification can lead to food allergies ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (December 3, 2012) – Food allergies are on the rise, affecting 15 million Americans. And according to a new study published in the December issue of Annals…

Baby bathwater contains fragrance allergens : benzyl salicylate, linalol, coumarin and hydroxycitronellal.

2009 study posted for filing Contact: SINC info@plataformasinc.es 34-914-251-820 FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology   Baby bathwater contains fragrance allergens   A group of chemists from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) has developed a method to quantify the fragrance allergens found in baby bathwater. The researchers have analysed real samples…

Common fragrance ingredients in shampoos and conditioners are frequent causes of eczema

Contact: Elin Lindstroem Claessen elin.lindstrom@sahlgrenska.gu.se 46-317-863-869 University of Gothenburg Considerably more people than previously believed are allergic to the most common fragrance ingredient used in shampoos, conditioners and soap. A thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that over 5% of those who underwent patch testing were allergic to the air…