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Tips to Make Holiday Meals Enjoyable and Safe for People with Food Allergies

Tips to Make Holiday Meals Enjoyable and Safe for People with Food Allergies

According to the National Institutes of Health, around five percent of children and four percent of adults in the United States have a food allergy.

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Holiday Fare May Present Problems for People with Food Allergies

During the holidays, the variety and complexity of foods served by friends and relatives can present landmines for people with food allergies.

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Holiday Fare May Present Problems for People with Food Allergies

During the holidays, the very variety and complexity of foods served can make it difficult for someone with a food allergy to know what to avoid and what to try.

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Colorado Company to Sell Medical Food Products Based on Wake Forest Discovery

A Colorado-based company is launching a line of “medical- food” products for the dietary management of asthma, eczema and other allergic conditions based on discoveries by Floyd H. “Ski” Chilton, Ph.D., of Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFUHS). Chilton’s discoveries originally led to the founding of a company called Pilot Therapeutics. Now Pilot Therapeutics and WFUHS have licensed rights to the technology to Efficas Inc. of Boulder, Colo., to allow Efficas to produce and market the therapeutic products, said Michael A. Batalia, Ph.D., director of the Office of Technology Asset Management at Wake Forest. The Efficas™ Care products are aimed at three health conditions: asthma, eczema and allergy. The Efficas Care line is now available for online purchase.

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BestHealth of Wake Forest Baptist May Events

Visit www.wakehealth.edu/besthealth for class listings and to register online. Unless otherwise noted, BestHealth events are free and open to the public.

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Allergists Warn that Chigger Bites May Cause Allergic Reaction to Red Meat

Although the medical community has known for the past five to 10 years that ticks can cause this allergy, case studies from Wake Forest Baptist and the University of Virginia suggest that chigger bites also may be responsible.

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It’s a Jungle Out There When it Comes to Plants and Bugs

The onset of summer can also mean the onset of life threatening illnesses for millions of people via plants or insects. For many, navigating the outdoors to enjoy life can be a hazardous undertaking – there are dangers lurking in the form of poisonous plants, like poison ivy, flying insects that sting like wasps and bees, and airborne allergens from grass and trees.

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Study Shows Combination Drug Therapy for Asthma Patients Is Safe

A post-marketing safety study mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has shown that a combination drug therapy for the treatment of asthma is safe and effective.

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Book by WFUBMC Professor to be Featured by National Booksellers

Book by WFUBMC Professor to be Featured by National Booksellers Book by WFUBMC Professor to be Featured by National Booksellers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A new health and diet book by Floyd "Ski" Chilton, Ph.D., professor of physiology and pharmacology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, will b

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BestHealth of Wake Forest Baptist April Events

Visit www.wakehealth.edu/besthealth for class listings and to register online. Unless otherwise noted, BestHealth events are free and open to the public.

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