Tag: food allergy

No Link Between Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies or Asthma

A meta-analysis by Australian researchers found no link between childhood vaccinations and an increase in allergies and asthma. In fact, children who received the BCG...

Main Causes of Food-Induced Anaphylaxis Identified

Allergen disclosure legislation accurately covers the main triggers of anaphylaxis in different countries, according to a systematic review of food anaphylaxis studies. This “first global...

Emollient Data Discouraging for Atopic Dermatitis Prevention

Emollients don’t prevent atopic dermatitis (AD), but they might have untapped potential as treatment, two new studies suggest. The results of a prevention study, in...

Depression Plus Inflammatory Diet Add Up to Higher Frailty Risk

Depressive symptoms plus a pro-inflammatory diet that includes red meat, refined carbohydrates, and sweetened beverages like colas appears to exacerbate the risk of frailty in...

Peanut Sublingual Immunotherapy Feasible and Effective in Toddlers

Sublingual immunotherapy for the treatment of peanut allergy is safe and effective, even in children as young as age 1 year. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled,...

First Dietary Guidelines for Americans From Birth to 24 Months

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health & Human Services aim to release new dietary guidelines by the end of 2020. For the...

FDA-Approved Peanut Immunotherapy Protocol Comes With a Cost

Peanut allergy immunotherapy now comes with approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but it also comes with protocols, standards, and paperwork. Whether...

Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies in Danger

    As Emily Brown stood in a food pantry looking at her options, she felt alone. Up to that point, she had never struggled...

Self-blame Reduces Qol for Parents of Food-Allergic Children

Parents who have children with food allergies and who blame themselves, vent emotions, seek distractions, and avoid planning for situations in which the food allergy...

Nasal Test for Shrimp Allergy Safe and Predictive

A shrimp allergy test delivered with a dab of shrimp extract in the nose is safe and reliable, Barcelona researchers report. The test provides 90%...

How a Box of Girl Scout Cookies Inspired a Business Dedicated to Helping Food Allergy Sufferers Stay Safe While Snacking

August 28, 2020 6 min read In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis....

‘Not the Time’ to Be Daring With New Foods, Allergists Warn

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The prevalence of food allergies in adults is higher than previously...