A joint position statement declares there is no evidence that delaying the introduction of allergenic foods protects babies against food allergies.
A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggests that babies who eat more homemade and fresh foods are less likely to develop allergies later in life. For the study, researchers from the U.K. examined the food diaries kept by mothers of both allergic and non-allergic infants. All of the babies in… Read more »
In December 2010, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) released the first ever Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States. The guidelines, which outline the definition of food allergy as well as recommended diagnostic tests and treatment, were written for health care professional such as general… Read more »
The web can be a great resource after diagnosis, but navigating misinformation is an essential skill.
We speak to expert Dr. Jonathan Spergel at the University of Pennsylvania, who explains everything from EoE’s status as a food allergy to why some EoE patients need feeding tubes.