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One of the best things I’ve done for myself lately was to buy my husband Jamie Oliver’s cookbooks as a Father’s Day gift. My husband cooks dinner for our family every night, and Jamie’s Meals In Minutes and Jamie’s Food Revolution have really inspired him. What inspired me to write about this is that tonight, […]
I attended an allergy medical conference in the Spring, where there was a lecture about molecular allergy diagnostic testing for peanut allergy, also called component resolved testing. Automatic analyzers perform these tests, and the brand that caught my eye was the ImmunoCAP by Phadia. Peanut has now been separated into 13 allergenic components, and using […]
I attend the annual medical conference presented by the Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society of Ontario. It’s always an incredibly informative event. Here are my notes from the 2011 conference: Mention was made of a black box warning for Xolair. The FDA reported anaphylactic reactions, which were sometimes delayed. I believe its primary use is […]
As my readers know, I strongly support eliminating peanut butter school wide to protect allergic students. A far less satisfactory alternative is just removing it from the allergic child’s classroom, which isn’t effective, since children spend time in many other rooms throughout the school day. Some people disagree with me, and state that the study […]