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Study Links Peanut Allergy to Skin Gene Mutation and Household Peanut Dust
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 2:11 PM
Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in children with skin gene mutation / eczema Infants with a specific skin gene mutation who are exposed to peanut protein in household dust may be more likely to develop a peanut allergy, according to a...
 
2014 Update on Egg Allergy and the Flu Vaccine
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:46 PM · 1 comment
Much has changed about the perceived safety of influenza vaccine in egg allergic individuals. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Allergy and College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology no longer...
 
Allergist Calls for Change After Saving Girl's Life During In-Flight Reaction
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:40 PM
On August 5, allergist Patricia Leonard was traveling with her three children on a United Airlines flight out of Dublin, headed home to Houston via Newark, following a vacation with family in Ireland. Two hours into the flight, the attendants had...
 
Feds Warn Schools On Bullying of Kids With Disabilities
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:31 PM
Feds Warn Schools On Bullying of Kids With Disabilities In response to an increasing number of complaints, federal officials are reminding the nation’s schools of their responsibilities to ensure that students with disabilities are not subjected...
 
Do You Have Health Insurance to Help Cover the Costs of Allergy Care?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 17, 2014 6:49 PM
Open Enrollment Begins November 15th The next open enrollment period for health coverage under the  Affordable Care Act (ACA)  begins on November 15, 2014. By using the  Health Insurance Marketplace , you can compare coverage and costs...
 
Early Epinephrine Means Fewer Hospitalizations for Kids with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:21 PM
Importantly, only 17% of patients treated with epinephrine before arriving to the ED were hospitalized compared to 43% who were treated first in the ED, a significant difference. Researchers investigated the impact and potential benefits of early...
 
EoE Developed in Patients with IgE-Mediated Food Allergy After OIT
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 8, 2014 5:48 PM · 1 comment
Eosinophilic esophagitis occurred in nearly 3% of patients with immunoglobulin E-mediated food allergy who had undergone oral immunotherapy in a recent study.   Read the full article on Healio: EoE developed in patients with IgE-mediated food...
 
Peanut Allergy Dangers Rise with Temperatures; Specific Proteins That Trigger Allergic Reactions Identified
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 1, 2014 11:26 AM · 1 comment
A team of researchers from Oxford University revealed the dangers of dry roasted peanuts and published their study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.   Peanut Allergy Dangers Rise with Temperatures; Specific Proteins That Trigger...
 
What Do Nannies Know about Food Allergies?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 1, 2014 8:13 AM
AAAAI & JACI: In Practice Publish First Known Study on Food Allergies and Nannies Nannies have “good grasp” of basic food allergies but some misconceptions are dangerous   Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014.  Food...
 
Does Milk Allergy Affect Bone Health?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. September 15, 2014 6:15 PM · 6 comments
In a study recently published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) , researchers studied the effects of a milk free diet on bone health in young adult patients who had an IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy.  Since their...
 
Possible Allergic Reactions to Antibiotics in Food
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. September 15, 2014 6:13 PM · 1 comment
People with food allergies always have to watch what they eat. Now, they may have to watch what their fruits and vegetables eat, as it seems it’s possible to have an allergic reaction to antibiotic residues in food.   An article published...
 
AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs & Food Service Professionals
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. September 15, 2014 4:23 PM
  Tuesday, October 21, 2014   Beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Radisson Martinique on Broadway  49 W 32nd Street, New York City     AllergyEats' Food Allergy Conference for restaurateurs, university dining directors & food...
 
Too Many Kids with Asthma, Food Allergies Lack School Emergency Plans
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. September 13, 2014 1:44 PM
Too many kids with asthma, food allergies lack school emergency plans Schools without health plans are unprepared to handle life-threatening emergencies   CHICAGO --- Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies...
 
Enterovirus D-68: Take Precautions for Kids with Asthma
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. September 10, 2014 5:53 PM · 1 comment
With kids back in school, the fall illness season has begun. An outbreak of the rare enterovirus (EV D-68) is hospitalizing kids across the country. Most people who are infected do not need to seek medical care and will experience cold-like symptoms,...
 
Nothing “Sneaky” About This Chef Chairing Annual Food Allergy Event
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 25, 2014 1:35 PM
Author, Chef, and Food Allergy Mom Missy Chase Lapine to Host 6 th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk and Expo   DOYLESTOWN, PA (August 25, 2014) – Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...
 
Study Reveals High Food Allergy Risks Among Inner-City Kids
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 21, 2014 11:26 AM
According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, children who live in inner-city areas are more susceptible to food allergies. Results of the study are published in the  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ....
 
High Prevalence of Peanut Allergy in US School-Age Children
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 21, 2014 11:21 AM
In a Letter to the Editor recently published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI), researchers report and compare prevalence estimates of childhood peanut allergy according to varying criteria among 7-10 year-old children...
 
The New Rules for Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 20, 2014 3:21 PM
Nut-free schools. Treatless birthday bashes. Restaurant menus with asterisks. As food-allergy rates have soared, the way we feed all kids looks a lot different than it did even a few years ago. Kids With Food Allergies Vice President Lynda Mitchell...
 
Woman Says Peanut Allergy Cost Her Hospital Job Offer
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 20, 2014 3:20 PM
A Boston woman who thought she would be starting her new job at a hospital claims the job offer was rescinded at the last minute because of her peanut allergy. She was stunned when they told her that they cannot provide a safe work environment.  ...
 
Allergies to a Legume Called Lupin: What You Need to Know
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 15, 2014 3:22 PM
What is Lupin? Lupin (sometimes called “lupine") is a legume belonging to the same plant family as peanuts. “For many people, eating lupin or a lupin-derived ingredient, such as a flour, is safe,” says Stefano Luccioli, M.D., a...
 
 
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