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For a young teen with a peanut allergy, it was a fleeting lapse of vigilance on the last evening at summer camp. Thirteen-year-old Natalie Giorgi was camping with a group of families in Sacramento, California when she ate a single bite of a Rice Krispies square. She recognized the taste of peanut and spat it [...]
The Canadian parliament is scheduled to vote on a motion that could pave the way for increased awareness, meaningful policies and laws surrounding food allergy and anaphylaxis. “With Motion M-230, we want to look at how we can help coordinate a thoughtful government response to anaphylaxis, to raise public understanding of life threatening allergies, and [...]
The New York Times Magazine published an article last month called “The Allergy Buster” that has generated much discussion about food allergy and excitement for potential treatments under study.
It appears many parents are intentionally exposing their food-allergic children to their triggers, against medical advice.
Children with food allergies have been found to have lower weight and height than their non-allergic counterparts.
The staying power of OIT (oral immunotherapy) for milk allergy has been called into question with the results of a 5-year followup of test subjects.