Voluntario para un estudio: Vitamina B12 e intolerancia química

July 29, 2022

El Grupo de Investigación Hoffman TILT de UT Health San Antonio desea invitarte a participar en un estudio destinado a investigar la relación entre la deficiencia de vitamina B12 y la gravedad de los síntomas para las personas que sufren de intolerancias químicas, alimentarias y de medicamentos. ¿Qué problema está tratando de identificar el estudio? […]




Article of Interest: EPA Ups Formaldehyde Warning

July 27, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “EPA ups formaldehyde warning” by Science. A long-delayed assessment of the health effects of formaldehyde has concluded that the widely used chemical poses a greater cancer risk than had been estimated, which […]




Article of Interest: The Surprising Reason Perfume Prices Are Skyrocketing

June 27, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “The Surprising Reason Perfume Prices Are Skyrocketing” by CNN. Fragrance sales have boomed through the pandemic, fueled by robust demand for higher-priced eau de parfums — perfumes with a higher percentage of […]




Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance for Chemicals, Foods, and Drugs: A Global Phenomenon

June 20, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this presentation by Dr. Claudia Miller, allergist/immunologist, professor emeritus, and leader of the Hoffman TILT Program at UT Health San Antonio, to the World Asthma Foundation Microbiome First Summit on May 18, 2022. Watch the presentation […]




Tool of Interest: How to Create Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools

June 14, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external website: “Creating Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools,” from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The website has various tools to help you promote a healthy learning environment at your school to reduce absenteeism, […]





Article of Interest: Woman with Chemical Sensitivities Chose Medically-Assisted Death after Failed Bid for Smoke-Free Housing

May 19, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “Woman with chemical sensitivities chose medically-assisted death after failed bid to get better housing,” from CTV News. A 51-year-old Ontario woman with severe sensitivities to chemicals died by medically-assisted suicide after her […]




Article of Interest: 7 Reasons Why IAQ is Changing the Commercial Real Estate Market

May 10, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article on indoor air quality (IAQ): “7 Reasons Why IAQ is Changing the Commercial Real Estate Market” from senseware. A recent study released on February 16, 2022 by Pew Research found that 42% […]




Article of Interest: Car Sick? Hundreds of Toxic Chemicals Inside Cars

April 27, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “Car Sick? Hundreds of Toxic Chemicals Inside Cars,” from the Defender. Americans spend an average of 6% of their time inside cars, creating a significant route of exposure to a host of […]




Article of Interest: Fragrances and Work-Related Asthma

April 13, 2022

Our team at the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) Program at UT Health San Antonio wanted to share this important external article: “Fragrances & Work-Related Asthma,” from the California Department of Public Health. Fragrance ingredients used in perfume, personal care products, cleaning products, and air fresheners can trigger asthma. Fragranced products are used in […]