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Milk Allergy Study Shows People with Asthma Should Be Included in Food Allergy Research
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. April 21, 2015 11:30 AM
A recent study showed some success in treating milk-allergic asthmatics with oral immunotherapy.   The authors suggested that future studies include people with asthma. That's because people with food allergies and asthma have a higher risk for...
 
FDA Gives Experimental Peanut Allergy Patch Special Status Designed to Speed Review
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. April 9, 2015 4:18 PM · 2 comments
The Food and Drug Administration agreed to review a skin patch for peanut allergy on an expedited basis following positive results of recent clinical trials, the company said Thursday.   DBV Technologies said that the FDA granted its Viaskin...
 
Springtime Allergy Season Is Underway – Tips on How to Cope
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. April 2, 2015 6:15 PM
Ah, spring – the return of crocuses, baseball, and, for some, itchy, watery eyes, congestion and other allergy symptoms. For some people, symptoms may be mild. For others, it may be severe enough to limit activities, interfere with sleep, or...
 
New Research Study Investigates Adversity and Resilience for Those Raising Children with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 17, 2015 11:06 AM
We are sharing this for a researcher at the University of Michigan:   You are invited to participate in a research study about potential adversity or challenges in your life as a result of your child's food allergy, and the way you cope or handle...
 
Study Shows How ERs Can Improve Care For Children With Anaphylaxis
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 11, 2015 2:17 PM
Children going to an emergency room for severe allergic reactions received more comprehensive treatment when staff followed formal care guidelines, according to a new study.     Specifically, they were more likely to receive epinephrine for...
 
Patients Need Better Training on Epinephrine Autoinjectors, Asthma Devices, Study Finds
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 10, 2015 10:27 AM
A recent University of Texas study suggested that new and improved ways of training patients on how to use epinephrine autoinjectors and devices to treat asthma are needed after finding that most patients continue to use both types of devices...
 
Mold, Moisture Damage Leads to Long-Lasting Respiratory Effects, Study Finds
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 9, 2015 4:03 PM
A Finnish study found that moisture damage in the rooms where children spend most of their time led to an increased asthma risk, according to a February 16 story published in the journal Pediatrics.   A civil engineer studied the homes of nearly...
 
Swedish Study Links Dishwashers to Higher Allergy Rate
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 9, 2015 3:55 PM · 3 comments
An old saying says “a little dirt never hurt,” and it turns out a Swedish study observing families’ dishwashing habits may have found some benefit to a less efficient way of doing this household chore.   A study of 1,029 Swedish...
 
Free Webinar: Off to Camp with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 2, 2015 2:39 PM
RSVP: Reserve your seat by registering   WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015   TIME: 7 PM – 8 PM Eastern time   WHERE: Your computer, iOS or Android device   As winter ends, many families start searching for a summer camp for...
 
New Peanut Allergy Study Does Not Say Parents Are to Blame
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 27, 2015 11:55 AM · 9 comments
Why It’s Important to Read Past the Headlines -  Doctors Explain New Peanut Allergy Study   Editor's note:  The KFA/AAFA leadership recognize that interpreting the findings of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study is...
 
Landmark Study May Change How We Feed Peanut Butter To Infants
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 23, 2015 4:30 PM
High-Risk Infants Fed Peanuts Developed Allergy At Lower Rate Than Other Babies - Study May Pave Way for New Prevention Strategies   Feeding peanut butter to infants at risk for developing peanut allergies prevented those same babies from...
 
Can Early Childhood Allergies Predict Risks for Asthma?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 23, 2015 12:11 PM
Researchers identify children at risk for developing asthma by tracking their allergic patterns   Houston, TX – Researchers have been closely following children from the Cincinnati Childhood Allergy and Air Pollution Study birth cohort and...
 
Which Common Cold Viruses Trigger Inner-City Children’s Asthma Flares?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 23, 2015 12:11 PM
Researchers identify common cold species present during asthmatic exacerbations, a first step towards improving asthma outcomes   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – Researchers are hoping to learn more about the rhinovirus (RV) by...
 
Late-Breaking Peanut Patch Phase IIb Trial Results Unveiled at AAAAI Annual Meeting
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 22, 2015 12:03 PM · 4 comments
Epicutaneous Immunotherapy (EPIT) introduces new way to treat peanut allergies   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – A team of researchers unveiled the results of their highly anticipated multi-national, double-blind, placebo controlled...
 
Early-Intervention Leads to a High Rate of Peanut Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) Success
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 22, 2015 12:03 PM
Low doses of peanut early in life may lead to long-term allergy control   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – An early-intervention oral immunotherapy (EI-OIT) trial for peanut allergy shows promising results and could represent a new,...
 
Three-Injection Immunotherapy for Grass Pollen Well Tolerated in Teens
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 22, 2015 12:00 PM · 1 comment
Three ultrasound guided lymph node injections safe in teens   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – Researchers have new evidence that grass-pollen allergies can be safely treated using American extracts injected into a lymph node...
 
Research Links Infants’ Microbiome to Development of Immune System, Allergic Diseases and Asthma
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 21, 2015 2:24 PM
Results from Detroit Birth Cohort First Revealed at AAAAI Annual Meeting   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – A number of studies related to the Wayne County Health Environment Allergy and Asthma Longitudinal Study in Detroit (WHEALS)...
 
AAFA Responds to FDA Cumin Warning
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 20, 2015 5:24 PM
This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to people with peanut allergies, advising them to consider staying away from all food products containing ground cumin or cumin powder after a wave of recalls. Ground cumin, apparently...
 
Think Your Dark Chocolate is Dairy Free? Better Call the Company
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 12, 2015 2:03 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that the dark chocolate you purchased may likely have milk in it – even, in two cases, products labeled “dairy free.”   The FDA study tested 100 dark chocolate products and...
 
New Law in New Jersey Will Save Children's Lives
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 10, 2015 6:25 PM
Governor Christie has officially signed New Jersey's epinephrine stocking bill into law! This law will REQUIRE schools in the state to keep a supply of epinephrine auto-injectors. Thank you to all the advocates in New Jersey who worked so hard to...
 
 
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