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Food Allergy

Babies’ Gut Bacteria Could Predict A Future Allergy

Researchers show that ‘good’ gut bacteria can protect against food sensitization.

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LEAP Study: Reality Check

The release of the LEAP study’s findings that having at-risk infants consume peanut protein can, in a majority of cases, teach the immune system tolerance and prevent allergy has led to some confusion. In light of questions that have followed the AAAAI meeting announcement of these results, we turned to the experts to address two […]

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OIT More Successful in Babies, New Study Finds

Testing OIT in such a young population has never been done before, but results show that it’s worth it.

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Key Points from the LEAP Study Authors

The LEAP study, which found that feeding peanut to young infants with heightened allergy risk reduces the odds that a peanut allergy will develop by 70 to 80 percent, involved in-depth research on hundreds of children from infancy to 5 years of age. The results were published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Key points […]

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Special Report: Top Research from the 2015 AAAAI Meeting

The AAAAI annual meeting is a hub of scientific breakthroughs and new treatments. Here are the highlights from the 2015 conference.

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Peanut Patch Shows Promise For Treatment of Allergy

In trials, Viaskin Peanut allowed some participants to tolerate 10 times more peanut protein than at the outset.

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2015 Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Easter Candy List

Fill your basket with ‘friendly’ Easter and Passover candies.

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Early Introduction of Peanut Protects Against Allergy, LEAP Study Finds

Chance of developing peanut allergy reduced 70 to 80 percent in high-risk babies. New guidelines expected.

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Stock Epi in Schools Saves Hundreds Nationwide, Survey Shows

Emergency auto-injectors were used in more than 900 cases of anaphylaxis in U.S. schools last academic year.

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FDA’s Advice to Consumers on Peanut in Cumin

The FDA is advising people who are highly allergic to peanuts to consider avoiding products that contain ground cumin or cumin powder.

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