Dr. George Du Toit is the co-author of the LEAP study that found that eating peanut from infancy, as opposed to avoiding it until a child is older, helps to reduce the risk of peanut allergy in a child’s lifetime. From the 600-plus children enrolled in LEAP to the continuing work in his clinic in […]
New guidelines for the early introduction of peanut foods to children as a way to prevent peanut allergy were published on January 5, 2017. In the food allergy community, this had led to an outpouring of concern – since the possibility of allergic reactions in babies is anxiety-inducing – along with some smart and specific […]
Following is an excerpt from “The Good Bugs” in the Winter 2017 issue of Allergic Living magazine. The magazine is available at Barnes & Noble (or Indigo in Canada). Editor’s Note: The first part of the magazine’s article discusses what microbes are and how important they are in our bodies, and how those who used […]
Sweeping report calls on FDA, CDC and other agencies to develop food allergy guidelines and expand training.