Dr. Summit Shah, MD – Lipari Foods Issues Allergy Alert

Dr. Summit Shah - Lipari Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Bean Products Due to Undeclared Almonds

Dr. Summit Shah, MD – Wilderness Family Naturals Issues Allergy Alert

Dr. Summit Shah - Wilderness Family Naturals Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Organic Coconut Milk Powder And Products Containing Organic Coconut Milk Powder

Allergies & Anxiety

Scientific research has shown that having allergies makes it more likely that people will suffer certain anxiety disorders, such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and panic attacks. According to a new study published in Pediatrics, children who suffer from allergies starting at a young age are at an increased risk for anxiety and depression. Specifically, [...]

Celiac disease

Gluten - Summit Shah Celiac disease, also known as "Gluten Intolerance" is a disorder that affects at least 1 in 133 Americans by causing a reaction to "gliadin", a gluten protein found in wheat, barley, rye and sometimes oats. The inflammation and destruction of the inner lining of the small intestine in someone [...]

The Role of Platelets in Allergic Reactions

There are a number of cells of the immune system that are involved in allergic reactions. Relatively recently, platelets were added to the list of known immune cells that contribute to the body’s response to allergens and to underlie aspects of asthma. Platelets are the smallest cells that travel within the blood and are shaped [...]

Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings

Many people are allergic to insect stings, which can be associated with a number of insects including honeybees, sweatbees, bumblebees, paper wasps, white-faced hornets, yellow hornets, yellow jackets, harvester ants, fire ants, and jack jumper ants. Less often, allergies can also occur to proteins found in the saliva of other insects, including mosquitos, horseflies, and [...]

Sesame Allergies Increasing in the United States

Though sesame allergies affect less than 1% of the United States’ population, somewhere between 300,000 and 500,000 people in the U.S. are allergic to sesame. According to allergists, many more people are afflicted in the U.S. today than a decade or two ago. The most common symptom associated with sesame allergy is hives, with hives, [...]

Is There A Link Between Asthma and Autism?

Autism and autism spectrum disorder involve impairments in communication and social interaction and are thought to result from abnormal brain development. This type of abnormal brain development is most likely due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The rate of autism diagnosis has increased significantly since 1980, as has the diagnosis of asthma. [...]

Understanding Food Allergy

Understanding Food Allergy by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases .

Asthma Advance: How Immune Pathways Contribute to Asthma

How Immune Pathways Contribute to Asthma, a video by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).