NONIMMUNE ENZYME-INDUCED ANAPHYLACTIC HEART REACTION
- Help for Those with Severe Peanut Allergy. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jan2004, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p2
Reports on the availability of testing kits for food producers to check the presence of peanut residues in peanut-free foods purchased by people with anaphylaxis in the U.S.
- Killer Prawn. Goa, Karen // North & South;Jul2005, Issue 232, p100
Provides information on Anaphylaxis. Causes; Symptoms; Prevention; Treatment.
- A lifesaving shot. Sandroff, Ronni // Consumer Reports on Health;May2006, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p2
The article reflects on the importance of knowing the allergic reaction called anaphylaxis and the symptoms to be aware of. Factors that cause severe allergic reactions include food, medications, radiology dyes and insect bites. Vomiting, cramps, and shortness of breath are just some of the...
- Anaphylaxis as an adverse event following immunisation. Erlewyn-Lajeunesse, Michel; Bonhoeffer, Jan; Ruggeberg, Jens U.; Heath, Paul T. // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Jul2007, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p737
The authors discuss the challenges of reliably identifying anaphylaxis as an adverse event following immunization (AEFI) for vaccine safety programs. They mention several studies that specifically address the incidence of anaphylaxis as an AEFI. Anaphylaxis is a clinical syndrome characterized...
- Peanut and nut allergies. // Caribbean Health;Jun2001, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p30
The article reports on the study that relates to peanut and nut allergies. It is noted that peanuts are the most common cause of severe anaphylaxis from foods. It is considered that management is often inadequate, and because of this, several workers have assessed a management programme. They...
- ANAPHYLAXIS. // Wellness Options;2005, Issue 20, p31
Provides information on anaphylaxis. Average annual incidence rate for anaphylaxis per year for the U.S.; Causes of anaphylaxis and anaphylactoid reactions; Uncommon causes; Treatment for anaphylaxis.
- Anaphylaxis: How Do You Live with It? Mandell, Deena; Curtis, Ruth; Gold, Milton; Hardie, Susan // Health & Social Work;Nov2005, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p325
This article reports on a study of the needs of families coping with life-threatening allergies in a child. Due to the scarcity of publications on the psychosocial dimensions of anaphylaxis, the authors draw on selected literature on family coping with chronic illness, asthma, and allergy to...
- Anafilaxia y choque anafilï¿½ctico. Maga�a, M. J. E. Mendoza; Vargas, M. A. Rosas; Escalon, J. E. Guillen; Alcon, A. M. Moncada; del Rio Navarro, Blanca Estela; Sienra Monge, Juan Jos� Luis // Revista Alergia de Mexico;mar/abr2007, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p34
Term anaphylaxis means an immediate hypersensitivity reaction mediated by IgE that produces a clinical syndrome with systemic affection of variable severity. Its prevalence varies according to the habits of each region and of the studied population from 3.2 to 7.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants...
- Dining with death. Gosline, Anna // New Scientist;6/24/2006, Vol. 190 Issue 2557, p40
This article presents views of the author on allergies resulted by the consumption of peanuts. A study in the Isle of Wight, England, suggests that peanut allergies in children doubled between 1989 and 1995. Unlike other allergenic foods, such as eggs or milk, peanuts cause extremely potent...