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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 · 4 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...
 
Plane Diverted After Girl's Allergic Reaction Mid-Flight
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 7, 2014 12:02 PM · 1 comment
A transatlantic flight made a U-turn two hours into the flight after a young girl experienced a severe allergic reaction to nuts.     The girl suffered anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). She had never shown signs of allergy before....
 
Six-Year-Old's Heart Stops After Eating Macadamia Nut Cookie, Life Saved by First Responders
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 24, 2014 11:11 AM · 2 comments
Emily Hum, age 6, recently visited the fire fighters and medics who saved her life. She was not expected to survive when her heart and breathing stopped after eating a macadamia nut cookie.   The responders performed CPR as they rushed her to the...
 
Wet Wraps Cut Need For Drugs In Kids With Eczema
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 24, 2014 10:51 AM
  PRESS RELEASE   Study gives parents, doctors new options to treat painful, itchy condition
 
   DENVER, CO -- July 8, 2014 -- The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate...
 
Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 24, 2014 10:40 AM
PRESS RELEASE Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy CINCINNATI, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research in Nature Genetics identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the esophagus that...
 
Food Allergy Treatments Show Promising Results
by KFA News Team KFA News Team is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. July 17, 2014 12:00 PM · 1 comment
A report from NBCNews explains two new treatments being studied: multiple food oral immunotherapy and a new skin patch. The treatments involve exposing the patient to a small amount of their allergen and slowly increasing the dose to build up...
 
Food Allergy Research Update: Viaskin Study for Peanut Allergy
by KFA News Team KFA News Team is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. July 17, 2014 11:52 AM
Press Release: Consortium of Food Allergy Research Completes Recruitment of NIH-sponsored CoFar6 Phase II Trial with DBV's Viaskin(r) Peanut in Treatment of Peanut Allergy Leading US centers in food allergy involved in an NIH-funded CoFAR6 study,...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
by KFA Medical Advisory Team KFA Medical Advisory Team is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. July 14, 2014 11:25 AM · 6 comments
A Disappointing Reality: Many Families of Food-Allergic Kids Are Not Carrying Epinephrine by David Stukus, MD   It is a well-known fact that epinephrine is the best treatment for anaphylactic reactions. Patients or their adult caregivers are...
 
Study Shows Increased Anxiety for Parents of Children Allergic to Milk and Eggs
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 26, 2014 8:00 AM · 1 comment
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (June 26, 2014) - It's tough being the parent of a child with food allergies. Constant vigilance is needed for everything your child eats, when a single food item containing a hidden ingredient can be fatal. Although worry is a...
 
KFA Applauds PA State Sen. Folmer and the Education Committee for Moving Pennsylvania Epinephrine in Schools Bill, HB 803
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 9, 2014 11:16 AM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) Applauds PA State Sen. Folmer and the Education Committee for Moving Epinephrine in Schools Bill, HB 803 Last week, Pennsylvania’s State Senate Education Committee successfully reported a bill, HB 803 that would...
 
 
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