AllerGen in the News: 2013 & Before

Review local, national and international media coverage by year:

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

MEDIA COVERAGE

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2013


Wood heat gaining in popularity despite environmental concerns (& respiratory health effects)


Cecil Whig, 17-Dec-13


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Naturopaths and the creep of pseudo-science


Toronto Star, 16-Dec-13


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Introducing Young Kids to Allergy Causing Foods


CBC: Ontario Morning, 03-Dec-13


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


Canadians get go-ahead to let babies eat potentially allergenic foods as early as six months


 Globe & Mail, 02-Dec-13


Featured researcher: S. Turvey


 


If Parents Would Like to Introduce Their Children to Some of the High Risk Foods…


CKWS (Kingston), 02-Dec-13


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


No need to avoid potential allergens like peanuts, eggs in infants’ diets


Winnipeg Free Press, 02-Dec-13


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


Food allergy prevalence and new guidelines


CP24, Dec-13


Featured researcher:  Z. Abdurrahman


 


Novel bronchitis test wins Grand Challenges Canada award


Mac News, 21-Nov-13


Featured researcher:  P. Nair


 


5 Canadian innovations that could change the face of global health care (Grand challenge awards)


GlobalNews, 21-Nov-13


Featured researcher:  P. Nair


 


Mac gets $100k to develop bronchitis test


Hamilton Spectator, 21-Nov-13


Featured researcher:  P. Nair


 


Hope for allergy sufferers


Cambridge 105 FM, 16-Nov-13


Featured researcher:  M. Larché


 


Modern life versus microbes: Our obsession with clean living is harming us


Edmonton Journal, Windsor Star, Montreal Gazette, The Province (BC), Canada.com, Ottawa Citizen 12-14-Nov-13


Featured researcher: S. Turvey


 


Doctors Care, episode 4: Children’s Health Research


Shaw & WCG Manitoba, 12-Nov-13


Featured researcher: A. Becker


 


Dirty Air affecting your health? Pedal harder


Globe & Mail, 03-Nov-13


Featured researcher: L. Giles


 


Infant gut microbiota influenced by caesarean section and breastfeeding practices


CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity Newsletter, Nov-13


Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj


 


Picture of Health: The players and the innovators in Hamilton’s health care sector


Hamilton Spectator, 24-Oct-13


Featured researchers: S. Anand, D. Denburg, P. O’Byrne


 


Hamilton moves to make EpiPens available in eateries


CBC Hamilton, 24-Nov-13


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Postdoctoral fellow awarded Banting Fellowship for research into link between children’s gut bacteria and allergies


University of Alberta News, 22-Oct-13


Featured researcher: M. Azad


 


Exposure to traffic pollution a health risk for third of Canadians: researchers


Ottawa Citizen, 22-Oct-13


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Air pollution nine-times deadlier than car crashes, UBC researchers say


Vancouver Sun, 21-Oct-13


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Gluten-free: Why you shouldn’t listen to Miley and Gwyneth


Toronto Star 18-Oct-13


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Hamilton-based joint venture successfully tests new treatments for hay fever and house dust mite allergy


McMaster University Daily News 03-Oct-13


Featured researcher: M. Larché


 


Banting Fellowships


ExcelleNCE Newsletter, Oct-13


Featured researchers: M. Azad, J. Hirota


 


How nurture can trump nature: ‘Parents are their kids’ stress response system’


Globe & Mail, 29-Sep-13


Featured researcher:  N. Letourneau


 


Do environmental factors cause or exacerbate asthma?!


UBC Medicine, Fall 2013


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten, D. Daley, A. Sandford


 


Cats, Ragweed & Grass, Oh My!


(e) AFFECT Magazine, Fall 2013


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


Gut bacteria


Die Welt, 29-Aug-13


Featured researcher: M Azad


 


Allergies and CHILD Study


CBC Radio, 27-Jun-13


Featured researcher: M. Sears


 


CHILDhood influences


International Innovation, May-13


Featured researcher: M. Sears


 


Commercializing University Research a Tricky Process


Edmonton Journal, 23-May-13


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


McMaster researcher lays foundation for understanding severe allergies


Globe & Mail, 15-May-13


Featured researchers: S. Waserman & M. Jordana


 


Online support a breath of fresh air


University of Alberta News, 10-May-13


Featured researcher: M. Stewart


 


Double-whammy for families


The Kingston Whig-Standard, 8-May-13


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


Four UofS researchers receive federal grants


CTV News Saskatoon, 1-May-13


Featured researcher: D. Adamko


 


Improved diagnosis of respiratory disorders through urine metabolomics


Grand Challenges Canada, 29-Apr-13


Featured researcher: D. Adamko


 


Family Matters – Seasonal Allergies


Fly-FM 98.3, Kingston Ontario, 22-Apr-13


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


Allergy Time


CBC Radio, 8-Apr-13


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Mac study finds C-section may affect allergy and asthma rates


Hamilton Spectator, 26-Mar-13


Featured researchers:  M. Sears & M. Azad


 


Allergy deaths offer lessons, doctors say


Hamilton Spectator, 18-Mar-13


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Impacts of Online Peer Support for Children with Asthma and Allergies: It just helps you every time you can’t breathe well 


MDLinx.com, 22-Feb-13


Featured researcher: M. Stewart


 


Percer la mystere des allergies


La Presse, 21-Feb-13


Featured researcher:  C. Laprise


 


Environmental Exposure Unit at Kingston General Hospital


CBC National News, 20-Feb-13


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


Gut microbiome in infants


New York Times, 19-Feb-13


Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj


 


Allergies complicate kissing


Radio Canada International, 18-Feb-13


Featured researcher: E. Ladouceur


 


Communication, planning can help ease dating anxiety for people with food allergies


The Hamilton Spectator, 16-Feb-13


Featured researcher: E. Ladouceur


 


Communication, planning can help ease dating anxiety for people with food allergies


Times Colonist, 15-Feb-13


Featured researcher: E. Ladouceur


 


The Baby Gut Microbiome


BioTechniques, 12-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-sections alter baby’s gut bacteria, may affect newborn’s lifelong health, Canadian study shows


Calgary Herald, 12-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Salt therapy for allergies & asthma


Macleans, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: S. Waserman & P. O’Byrne


 


Gut microbiota of healthy Canadian infants: profiles by mode of delivery and infant diet at 4 months


Canadian Medical Association Journal, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-section, formula feeding affect babies’ gut bacteria


University of Alberta, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M.  Azad


 


C-section babies missing crucial gut bacteria, study finds


Globe & Mail, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M.  Azad


 


Birth, feeding choices affect a baby’s gut bacteria: Study


Toronto Star, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M.  Azad


 


Newborns’ gut bacteria differ by delivery, breastfeeding


CBC, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-sections alter baby’s gut bacteria, may affect newborn’s lifelong health, Canadian study shows


Ottawa Citizen, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-section babies may be less healthy


Toronto Sun, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Caesarean birth alter baby’s gut bacteria, may affect newborn’s lifelong health, Canadian study shows


Vancouver Sun, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-sections, feeding babies formula, may increase risk of developing diseases


CTV Edmonton, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Choice of birth, feeding method changes babies’ gut bacteria: study


CTV Toronto, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Choice of birth, feeding method changes babies’ gut bacteria, study finds


Guelph Mercury, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Mac study finds C-section may affect allergy and asthma rates


Hamilton Spectator, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-sections alter baby’s gut bacteria, may affect newborn’s lifelong health, Canadian study shows


Windsor Star, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-sections alter baby’s gut bacteria, may affect newborn’s lifelong health, Canadian study shows


Montreal Gazette, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Newborn’s bacteria differ according to delivery, breastfeeding


Radio Canada International, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Planned c-sections are not healthier than planned vaginal birth of twins


Examiner, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Babies born by Caesarean section


CBC radio, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Choice of birth, feeding method changes babies’ gut bacteria, study finds


Times Colonist, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-section, formula feeding affect babies’ gut bacteria


Health Canal, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


The Connection Between Dirty Diapers and Childhood Health


TIME Health & Family, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Infant gut microbiota influenced by cesarean section and breastfeeding practices; may impact long-term health


Science Daily, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Not Breastfeeding Could Affect Your Baby’s Gut Bacteria; How Will It Affect Your Child?


Medical Daily, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Baby’s Gut Bacteria Guided by Mom’s Choices


MedPage Today, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-Section May Disrupt ‘Good’ Bacteria in Babies


WebMD, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Children Born Through C-Section Lack Digestive Bacteria: Study


French Tribune, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Caesarean babies at higher risk of asthma, allergies


Zee News (India), 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


C-Section, Formula May Disrupt ‘Good’ Gut Bacteria in Babies


MSN Healthy Living, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Healthy Bacteria in Babies


New York Times, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Caesarean birth alter baby’s gut bacteria, may affect newborn’s lifelong health, Canadian study shows


Canada.com, 11-Feb-13


Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj & M. Azad


 


Can a little exposure to peanuts lessen severe reactions in allergy sufferers?


CTV News, 31-Jan-13


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Don’t legitimize the witch doctors


National Post, 22-Jan-13


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 

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2012


Holiday tips for allergies, asthma


Hamilton Spectator, 17-Dec-12


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


We’re overselling the Health care ‘revolution ‘of personal genomics


Globe & Mail, 14-Dec-12


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


McMaster researcher explains fall asthma spike among children


CBC Hamilton, 06-Dec-12


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Specialists speak about causes of asthma ‘spike’


Oakville Beaver, 04-Dec-12


Featured researchers: J. Denburg, M. Sears & S. Waserman


 


Chemical flame-retardants in the home


CBC’s Marketplace, 30-Nov-12


Featured researcher: M. Diamond


 


Reconstruction of Disease Pathology for Drug Discovery


Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 15-Oct-12


Featured researcher: S. Tebbutt


 


Why are food allergies on the rise?


Canada AM, 12-Oct-12


Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan


Why are food allergies on the rise?


Canada AM, 10-Oct-12


Featured researchers: A. Clarke


 


New Blood Tests To Put Clinical Trials For Allergic Asthma On The Fast Track


MediLexicon, 05-Oct-12


Featured researchers: J. Denburg & S. Tebbutt


 


New Blood Tests To Put Clinical Trials For Allergic Asthma On The Fast Track


Regator Blog, 05-Oct-12


Featured researchers: J. Denburg & S. Tebbutt


 


New Blood Tests To Put Clinical Trials For Allergic Asthma On The Fast Track


Medical News Today, 05-Oct-12


Featured researchers: J. Denburg & S. Tebbutt


 


New Blood Tests To Put Clinical Trials For Allergic Asthma On The Fast Track


Wansford, 05-Oct-12


Featured researchers: J. Denburg & S. Tebbutt


 


Blood test will boost asthma treatment: researchers


Hamilton Spectator, 04-Oct-12


Featured researcher: J. Denburg


 


Upcoming World Congress of Asthma


CBC International, 17-Aug-12


Featured researcher: M. Sears


 


AllerGen Highlights Asthma Research


Asthma Society Newsletter, 26-Jun-12


Featured researchers: J. Denburg, P. Subbarao, T. Bai, M. Stewart & M. Koehoorn


 


Nothing to sneeze at: $6.5 million from U.S. to study asthma and allergy 


Hamilton Spectator, 7-Jun-12


Featured researcher:  M. Larché


 


Allergies and CHILD Study


National Post, 10-May-12


Featured researchers: S Waserman & M Sears


 


Food Allergy Prevalence in Canada


Anaphylaxis Canada, 3-May-12


Featured researcher: A Clarke


 


A dusty home may influence a baby’s gut


New Scientist, 30-Apr-12


Featured researcher: J Scott


 


Why so many people have pollen allergies


Life’s Little Mysteries, 27-Apr-12


Featured researcher: S Waserman


 


Why science has to promise profits


Globe & Mail, 23-Apr-12


Featured researcher: T Caulfield


 


World Allergy Organization calls for integrated approaches to patient care as the global burden of allergic diseases and asthma continues to rise to epidemic proportions – A Canadian perspective on a global issue


AllerGen Press Release, 16-Apr-12


Featured researcher: J. Denburg


 


Insect Sting Reactions and over the counter medication


CBC Radio One, 13-Apr-12


Featured researcher: A. Ellis


 


Consumers often ignore food allergy labels: study


Reuters Health, 5-Apr-12


Featured researcher: M Ben-Shoshan


 


Urine test predicts asthma in kids


Allergic Living Magazine, Spring 2012


Featured researcher: D. Adamko


 


$36m nothing to sneeze at – McMaster-based allergy researchers get federal boost


The Hamilton Spectator, 24-Mar-12


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Government of Canada Helps Battle Allergic Diseases Through Innovation


NCE Secretariat News, 23-Mar-12


Featured researcher: J. Denburg


 


Minister announces renewed funding for AllerGen


McMaster University News, 23-Mar-12


Featured researcher: J. Denburg


 


Fight against allergies, asthma gets big boost


McMaster University News, 23-Mar-12


Featured researcher: J. Denburg


 


Feds boost AllerGen NCE by $36.5M


AM900 CHML, 23-Mar-12


Featured researcher: J. Denburg


 


Research Profile – The Asthma Lottery


CIHR Website, 08-Mar-12


Featured researcher: D. Daley


 


Get dirty and avoid vaccines


National Post, 06-Jan-12


Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan


 


More Education May Mean More Food Allergies


Discovery, 05-Jan-12


Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan


 


Food allergies nearly twice as common among well-educated: study


Global News, 04-Jan-12


Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan


 


The downside of a good education: food allergies


National Post, 03-Jan-12


Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan


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2011


Drug companies hope to breathe life into asthma pipeline


Nature Medicine, 06-Jun-2011


Featured researchers: G. Gauvreau, D.  Befus


 


Allergies: why we get them


CBC, 26-May-2011


Featured researchers: J. Denburg, M. Larche


 


The four seasons of hay fever


CBC, 24-May-2011


Featured researchers: J. Denburg, M. Larche


 


Anaphylaxis through the eyes of the food-allergic child


News Medical, 27-Jan-2011


Featured researchers: A. Clarke, S. Eliott, N. Fenton


 


Early Antibiotic Use Linked to Asthma and Allergy at Age 6 Years


Medscape Medical News, 11-Jan-2011


Featured researcher: A. Kozryskyj


 

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2010


Dirty diapers may hold clues to asthma, allergies


Edmonton Journal, 15-Oct-2010


Featured researcher: A. Kozryskyj


 


Time to stop mocking food allergies


CBC, 2-Jun-2010


Featured researcher: A. Clarke


 


Don’t self-diagnose:  see your doctor


National Post (Media Planet Supplement), May-2010


Featured researcher: A. Clarke


 


1 in 13 Canadians is Food Allergic


Allergic Living, Summer 2010


Featured researcher: A. Clarke