Not even multiple allergies could stop this family of avid sports fans from going out to cheer on their baseball and football teams.
Allergists say children with asthma shouldn’t be tested for peanut allergy routinely.
Dr. Brian Vickery was interested in cardiology before he spent time as a pediatric resident in New York City. There, it seemed like every other patient he saw had eczema, asthma, or some other allergic problem. He became fascinated by the allergy epidemic and how little is known about the underlying immunological mechanisms of allergy,… Read more »
Dr. Scott Sicherer takes on the top practical questions about the LEAP study findings.
Testing OIT in such a young population has never been done before, but results show that it’s worth it.
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… Read more »
Chance of developing peanut allergy reduced 70 to 80 percent in high-risk babies. New guidelines expected.
Study author Mimi Tang says these results could lead to effective treatment for peanut allergies.
Researchers in Australia have introduced a game-changing idea in the hunt for a peanut allergy cure. They combined a large daily dose of specific probiotics with oral immunotherapy to find out whether this would effectively treat peanut allergy.
Edward Horan, 24, succumbed to fatal anaphylaxis after being exposed to his known, but unidentified, food allergen.