Walnut syrup and nut allergies
20
October

Walnut syrup and nut allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

So there’s juglone in the walnut tree – it’s the chemical that allows black walnuts to be allelopathic and prevent other plants from growing around them but researchers in Ontario, who are also studying walnut syrup production tried to find juglone in the sap and could not find jugloan actually in the sap a tree. […]


Tree nut allergy

By Adem Lewis / in , , /

Tree nut allergy, a hypersensitivity to dietary substances from tree nuts causing an overreaction of the immune system, may lead to severe physical symptoms. Tree nuts include, but are not limited to, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, filberts/hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pistachios, pine nuts, and walnuts. Tree nut allergy is distinct from peanut allergy, as […]


This Baby Orangutan Needs Treatment for Her Asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

NARRATOR: There’s a new arrival at the baby house, a two-year-old female in need of special attention from vet [INAUDIBLE]. Wine suffers from asthma, a disease that affects orangutans just like humans. She’ll need three nebulizer treatments every day. But she’s not the most cooperative patient. Wine won’t put her mouth around the nebulizer like […]


Oral Allergy Syndrome – Allergy FAQs
29
August

Oral Allergy Syndrome – Allergy FAQs

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi, I’m Dr. Hamsa Subramanian – I’m an allergist. Food allergies are increasing. Many patients come to see me because their mouth itches they have throat itching or tongue itching when they eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Sometimes this is not a true food allergy it is what we call Oral Allergy Syndrome and that’s […]