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New Insights on How Children Develop Allergies and Why Some Outgrow Them

Many children outgrow their food allergies as they reach their teenage or adult years. A food that used to cause a reaction by the immune system in a …

How to Dispose of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

If you have been prescribed an epinephrine auto-injector because you or a family member is at risk of anaphylaxis, you should carry two devices with …

Bringing Life, Health & Hope to the 15 million American living with food allergies.

JACI Interview with Drs. Scott Sicherer and Jonathan Spergel

Allergies

Diet Diversity in First Year of Life May Influence Allergy Risk

Increased variety of food consumed within the first year of life may have a protective effect against allergic disease, according to a European study.<p>…

Inner city kids more likely to suffer food allergies

Inner city kids appear to suffer more from food allergies than the general population, according to new research lead by Johns Hopkins Children’s …

Treating Allergic Reactions to Food

The only way to prevent a reaction is to complete avoid the food you’re allergic to.<p>Food allergy reactions are unpredictable. The way that your body …

Immunotherapy

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

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Food Allergy, or Food Intolerance?

"The Healthy Geezer" answers questions about health and aging in his weekly column.<p><b>Question:</b> Fruit juices give me a stomachache. Do you think I'm …

Fructose
Medicine

Federal food allergy guidelines issued to schools

ATLANTA — The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.<p>The voluntary guidelines call on schools to take such steps as restricting nuts, shellfish or other foods that can cause allergic reactions, and make sure emergency allergy …

Food Allergies

CDC releases school guidelines for prevention of food allergy reactions

The voluntary guidelines recommend emergency allergy medicine and general restriction of nuts, shellfish and milk<p>The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.<p>The voluntary guidelines call on schools to take such steps as …

Hungry Girl: Celebrities with Food Allergies, Plus Smart Food Swaps - Great Ideas : People.com

Slideshow<p>1 of 6<p>FOOD ALLERGY SWAPS!<p><i>Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice</i> …

The four things parents need to know about food allergies

Food allergies are on the rise in kids--and the best people to keep allergic kids safe are their parents.<p>That's the message of a new study published …

JACI Journal Club

There are many tools that can help suggest the presence of food allergies, but, in the end, the most reliable procedure to confirm or exclude a …

Food allergy-safe picnic baskets

<i>This article has been reviewed by Thanai Pongdee, MD, FAAAAI</i><p>Whether it's a romantic outing or family reunion, picnics can pose challenges and risks …

Biomedicine

Exploring the Natural History of Egg Allergy

Egg allergy is among the most common food allergies in children. One of the most comprehensive examinations of the natural history of egg allergy to …

Raising Awareness and Taking Action Together

<b>International Associations Focus<br>on Food Allergy</b><p>Food allergy is an international public health issue, and experts from around the world are working …

Allergies

Vegetarian Diets for Children

In recent years vegetarianism has grown in popularity. School-age children be­come more conscious that animals must be killed in order to obtain …

Nutrition

"Sublingual immunotherapy for peanut allergy" with Wesley Burks

Long-term follow-up of oral immunotherapy for cow's milk allergy

Treatment of peanut allergy with omalizumab

Peanut allergy is a well known food allergy estimated to include 3-4% of the US population and accounts for a disproportionate number of severe …

Exposure to food allergens through inflamed skin promotes intestinal food allergy via the TSLP-basophil axis

Along with all allergic diseases, the prevalence of food allergies has increased markedly in recent decades in industrialized nations. An estimated …

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