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Allergy Education and Management
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Peanut Allergy: 'Life-Changing' Study Helps Severely Allergic Children to Build up Tolerance »
Parents of children with severe allergies have hailed “life-changing” research showing it is possible to build up a tolera...
Friday, March 2, 2018
Treatment Against Peanut Allergy Protected Dids in New Study »
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that i...
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Scientists Announce Positive Findings in Peanut Allergy Pill Study »
ABC World News Tonight reported on successful preliminary trials happening in Australia for a pill filled with a mix of pr...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Parents.com Article Recommends Introducing Nuts to Babies Early »
A recent Parents.com article affirms that you should introduce nuts to babies early, and outlines safe practices to do so....
Monday, March 27, 2017
Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe »
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having an allergy to one type of nut may not necessarily doom you to a lifelong...
Monday, February 13, 2017
AAP: Provide Emergency Plan for Children with Severe Allergies »
Clinicians should help develop a plan for families and schools to use in the case of allergy-related emergencies, said the...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
New NIH guidelines on infants and peanuts may contradict everything you’ve heard before »
When my husband and I had our first child seven years ago, the prevailing wisdom was that babies at risk of allergies shou...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Is It Possible to Make a Less Allergenic Peanut? »
In the summer of 1987, Wesley Burks, a pediatric allergist in Little Rock, decided to enroll in a graduate-level biochemis...
Friday, November 11, 2016
Hey, Baby, Meet Peanuts: How And When To Safely Introduce The Food »
Peanut allergies can be among a parent's biggest worries, though we've had good evidence for more than a year that when mo...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Skin patch to treat peanut allergy shows benefit in children »
A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and yo...
Monday, September 26, 2016
Food allergies and children: What you need to know »
Food allergies among kids have become increasingly common over the last decade, but new evidence suggests that giving chil...
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Early Introduction to Allergenic Foods May be Key to Preventing Kids Allergies »
For decades, pediatricians and other health experts argued that parents should delay a child’s exposure to so-called aller...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Prevent Peanut Allergies by Giving Kids Peanuts, Doctors Say »
The American Academy of Pediatrics points to a recent study that shows peanut allergy rates fell as much as 81 % when this...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Randomized Trial of Peanut Consumption in Infants at Risk for Peanut Allergy »
Background: The prevalence of peanut allergy among children in Western countries has doubled in the past 10 years, and pea...

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