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A pharmaceutical approach to oral immunotherapy is a step closer to approval by the Food and Drug Administration. The treatment, called AR101, is being developed by a company called Aimmune Therapeutics. The company’s aim is to make people less allergic to peanuts by having them take a specially formulated peanut powder in increasing doses over […]
Many patients with eczema go on to develop food allergies, a phenomenon often referred to as “the allergic march.” But the exact relationship between the two diseases has so far been unclear. Lately, however, the theory that food proteins slip in through the compromised skin barrier of a child with eczema, leading to sensitization and […]
Have you or someone you know had a severe food-allergic reaction as an adult, completely out of the blue? In this webinar produced for FARE, Allergic Living’s editor Gwen Smith delves into the details of living with adult-onset food allergies. From the steep learning curve over how to eat and socialize safely, to the confusion of friends […]
Food allergy advocate Lianne Mandelbaum shares her powerful story of braving anxiety and the unknown with her son Josh during the peanut patch trial study.
In the Winter 2016 issue of Allergic Living magazine, writer Scott McKenzie details the outstanding trip he and his family took to Southern Africa. His family — including a teenage daughter, Taya, with multiple food allergies — had an unforgettable experience and witnessed animals, from cheetahs to giraffes to antelopes, lions and elephants, in their […]
Q: My daughter has developed an egg allergy at 12 months. At the appointment where tests confirmed this, the allergist mentored being “mindful of possible peanut allergy”. I’m confused: are these two allergies related? And if so, what can I do to be careful? Dr. Sharma: Allergies to egg and peanut often go together. For example, […]