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 »
Whether you’re new to the food allergy world or a veteran, there is never a time you can let your guard down.
Researchers show that ‘good’ gut bacteria can protect against food sensitization.
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 »
The AAAAI annual meeting is a hub of scientific breakthroughs and new treatments. Here are the highlights from the 2015 conference.
Chance of developing peanut allergy reduced 70 to 80 percent in high-risk babies. New guidelines expected.
Allergic Living’s investigation into safe spice products and what you can do to ensure safe buying.
Meet Dr. Ying Song, one of the researchers on the hunt for improved Chinese herbal food allergy treatments and the reason why they work.
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.
Dating with multiple allergies may seem impossible, but sometimes love does conquer all. Read this mom’s heartfelt story of how two childhood friends refused to let allergies get in the way of a fairytale evening out.