allergies

Holidays bring severe spike in nut allergies for children

Published: 5Oct2020

A new study examining the link between peanut and tree-nut anaphylaxis in children and holidays found spikes at Halloween and Easter. The study, led by a team of researchers from the Montreal...

Educating the immune system to prevent allergies

Published: 14May2015

With the arrival of spring, millions of Canadians have begun their annual ritual of sneezing and wheezing due to seasonal allergies. A research team at the Montreal Children’s Hospital from the...

Increasing cases of anaphylaxis among children

Published: 21Apr2016

Anaphylaxis, known to be a sudden and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction, seems to be increasing among children, according to a new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the...

Epigenetic study tabs genes linked to allergies, asthma

Published: 18Feb2015

Researchers from Canada, the UK, Sweden and the US have discovered more than 30 genes that strongly affect an antibody involved in allergies and asthma. Some of the genes could provide targets for...

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