allergy

Treatment for multiple food allergies
Treatment for multiple food allergies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a randomized, controlled phase-2 clinical trial, an asthma medication increased the speed and safety of a protocol used to treat children for several food allergies at once, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of ... Read More »

Six genes driving peanut allergy reactions
Six genes driving peanut allergy reactions (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mount Sinai researchers have identified six genes that activate hundreds of other genes in children experiencing severe allergic reactions to peanuts.  This is the first study in human trials to identify genes driving acute peanut allergic reactions using a double-blind ... Read More »

Adolescents with food allergies experience frequent anaphylactic episodes
Adolescents with food allergies experience frequent anaphylactic episodes (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study by researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has shown that 40% of Australian adolescents with food allergies are experiencing frequent allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Senior author Professor Katie Allen said that previous research has shown ... Read More »

Polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to reduced allergy risk
Polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to reduced allergy risk (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from Karolinska Institutet reveals that high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in children’s blood are associated with a reduced risk of asthma or rhinitis at the age of 16 years. The study is published in The Journal of ... Read More »

Children growing out of some food allergies but Australian allergy levels still sky-high
Children growing out of some food allergies but Australian allergy levels still sky-high (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The number of Australian children who outgrow egg allergy has contributed to a drop in food allergies between the ages of one and four years of age, new research by the Australian Centre of Food and Allergy Research based at ... Read More »

Step up for child health research – Register for Stepathon 2017
Step up for child health research – Register for Stepathon 2017 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute want all children to have the opportunity to live a healthy and fulfilled life! Which is why we are inviting kids, adults, grandparents, families and friends to join Stepathon, our national campaign that aims to raise ... Read More »

Oral Immunotherapy Is Safe, Effective Treatment for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers
Oral Immunotherapy Is Safe, Effective Treatment for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Nearly 80% of peanut-allergic preschool children successfully incorporated peanut-containing foods into their diets after receiving peanut oral immunotherapy (OIT), a clinical trial has found. Peanut OIT involves eating small, gradually increasing amounts of peanut protein daily. Low-dose and high-dose OIT were safe ... Read More »

Migration clue to nut allergy
Migration clue to nut allergy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian-born children with Asian mothers have higher rates of nut allergy than Asian-born children who migrate to Australia, new research has found. It suggests the Asian environment is protective against food allergy but Australian-born Asian children, possibly because they have ... Read More »

Food allergy study needs parents of young children
Food allergy study needs parents of young children (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) researchers are inviting parents of children under two years of age to participate in a study on food allergies. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Jan Thomas said USQ was currently seeking parents with children aged 0-24months ... Read More »

Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy
Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Paediatric specialists and surgeons are concerned with parents getting the wrong message regarding the safety/desirability of letting babies and young children eat peanuts to prevent them from developing peanut allergies.  Last week’s news coverage of a scientific article published February ... Read More »

 
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