Tag: Asthma

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 […]

The upside to allergies: cancer prevention

Contact: Kevin Stacey kstacey@uchicago.edu 773-834-0386 University of Chicago Press Journals The upside to allergies: cancer prevention A new article in the December issue of The Quarterly Review of Biology provides strong evidence that allergies are much more than just an annoying immune malfunction. They may protect against certain […]