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Consuming Low Doses of Peanut after Being Desensitized with Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Can Produce Sustained Unresponsiveness
3/2/14 11:46 AM
 
KFA's Note: Oral immunotherapy for food allergens is still being investigated by researchers. This is not something to try at home, but rather to discuss with your allergist.
 
Food Allergy Treatments Show Promising Results
7/17/14 10:37 PM
 
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As a mother of a son (age 11) who has been dealing with this allergy combo. since one, I agree with this article.  We also have contact and air borne to same which just adds to it all.  The important thing to remember is to read, read and...
 
10/9/14 7:51 AM
 
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Thanks for posting this!
 
4/2/14 6:55 PM
 
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Dr. Robert Wood, chief of allergy and immunology at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, explains what's next for food allergy immunotherapy to MedPage Today .  The article covers: Allergen Patches for the Skin Baking Foods (Heat Changes the...
 
1/8/13 4:40 PM
 
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Peanut Therapy Shows Promise in Treating Peanut AllergyNIH-Funded Clinical Study is One of the First to Evaluate Sublingual Immunotherapy as a Peanut Allergy Treatment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 WHAT: A new study supported by the...
 
10/8/14 5:48 PM
 
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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...
 
Food Allergy Treatments Show Promising Results
7/17/14 12:00 PM
 
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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...
 
Consuming Low Doses of Peanut after Being Desensitized with Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Can Produce Sustained Unresponsiveness
3/2/14 11:37 AM
 
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Consuming Low Doses of Peanut after Being Desensitized with Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Can Produce Sustained Unresponsive SAN DIEGO, CA – Research has shown that peanut oral immunotherapy can produce desensitization and even sustained...
 
Pairing Xolair (Omalizumab) with Oral Immunotherapy Improves Outcome for Milk Allergy
3/3/14 11:20 AM
 
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Pairing Oral Immunotherapy with Biological Medication for Allergic Asthma Reduces Dosing-Related Side Effects and Time Needed to Reach Maintenance Dose   SAN DIEGO, CA – Omalizumab is an immunomodulator medication, which means it acts...
 
4/2/14 6:45 PM
 
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Now, doctors at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital and 23 other hospitals worldwide are testing what they hope will be a breakthrough treatment. It is a patch that exposes the wearer to small amounts of peanut protein through the skin. Over time, they...
 
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects
3/2/14 11:26 AM
 
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Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects SAN DIEGO, CA – Research presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) continues to provide...
 
3/3/14 12:58 PM
 
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Asthma drug aids simultaneous desensitization to several food allergies, study finds "An asthma drug accelerates the process of desensitizing patients with food allergies to several foods at the same time, a new study by researchers at the Stanford...
 
3/5/13 3:32 PM
 
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Robert Wood, MD, of Johns Hopkins University, presented research at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) meeting last week that warns of the effects of oral milk allergy immunotherapy. "Among children who underwent oral...
 
7/10/13 6:13 PM
 
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Oral immunotherapy is currently being researched as a possible treatment for food allergy.  The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is reporting mixed results from two studies of milk immunotherapy. "After several years, only 31%...
 
5/19/14 8:44 PM
 
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This could be life changing for so many people. I can't wait to see how this develops!
 
3/5/14 4:24 PM
 
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I imagine this post will be shared with many relatives and friends. Thank you for posting the most recent research here! (my first question was, "does this mean people should run out and try this combined therapy?" and my second was, "Hmm. I have a...
 
3/5/14 4:30 PM
 
Hi A-Ma, This type of treatment is still undergoing research studies and is not being performed in allergy clinics across the country yet. The drug described in this study is actually an injectable medicine for asthma that has not been proven/approved...
 
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects
3/2/14 11:47 AM
 
KFA's Note: Oral immunotherapy for food allergens is still being investigated by researchers. This is not something to try at home, but rather to discuss with your allergist.
 
8/22/13 12:24 PM
 
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I have a 12 yo dd with milk allergy.  I have been reading the many studies and articles on baked milk and milk oral immunotherapy.  I am wondering if there are any here that have tried this and what was the outcome.  The above article...
 
8/22/13 12:30 PM
 
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Baked milk is a frequent topic on the KFA forums. We have a lot of members with milk allergic children that are successfully eating baked milk.   Here is the latest thread:  http://community.kidswithfooda...78#18184364604051478...
 
1/9/13 2:24 PM
 
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AWESOME!!!  I know that SLIT is awesome for environmental allergies.  My almost 6 yr old daughter has been getting treatment for her enviros for 2 years, and has made unbelievable progress, and even lost a few lesser allergies, while all are...
 
12/12/13 3:45 PM
 
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We are considering doing sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for our 3 year old daughter with a pretty severe milk allergy. I am looking for any information/experiences people have had with this treatment.  We would be doing this with an allergist in...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/9/15 11:09 AM
 
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She is 6 and loves cooking with me.  She's also a great reader and we practice with labels.  One thing I've wondered.... Do you know of a book that teaches kids the different names of nuts in a fun way? I learned by eating them, but when you...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/6/15 12:14 PM
 
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Mustard - he had a hot dog, which included it as a hidden spice. He threw it up within the hour and had profuse rhinitis as well (sneezing/discharge from nose). We added that to the testing list at his next appointment.   Chick peas, I honestly...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/9/15 9:30 PM
 
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I recently conducted a fake food tour via the Internet of various cheeses and nuts my son had to look out for. You could use Google Images....   We used to have a book but it was aimed at toddlers - I can't remember the name of the top of my head.
 
Early-Intervention Leads to a High Rate of Peanut Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) Success
2/22/15 12:03 PM
 
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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
2/22/15 12:00 PM
 
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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...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
1/30/15 5:53 PM
 
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Is this a published study and do you have a citation? All I can find are new clips like this (that will probably get kids sent to the hospital.)I can't tell from any of the articles I've read say if the study was controlled for peanut component since...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/5/15 3:17 PM
 
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Hmmm. Good question! I'm not a doctor, but I can throw out some theories based on conversations I have had with doctors, plus my family's own experience with medical studies. I'm thinking that there may be a difference in how food allergy works or...
 
Three-Injection Immunotherapy for Grass Pollen Well Tolerated in Teens
2/22/15 8:20 PM
 
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This is fascinating! I'm going to read up more about it. 
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
1/30/15 12:34 PM
 
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Australian researchers say they may have come up with a potential treatment for peanut allergy that combines eating peanuts with a probiotic. More studies are needed and parents should not try this at home, the scientists say. Probiotics are sometimes...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/7/15 1:20 PM
 
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Yes, there is what is called "component testing" which can help predict the chances of outgrowing and/or passing an oral challenge based on which proteins you react to.   All tree nuts are lumped together, but botanically/allergenically, there...
 
3/20/15 8:45 PM
 
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Whenever I want to check to see who is doing what in research, I look at www.clinicaltrials.gov   Putting in food allergies yields 374 results - that includes studies that are not yet recruiting and those that are done..  ...
 
3/20/15 8:10 PM
 
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I understand that Xolair is experimental for children with food allergies and only for kids 12 and up. But it is my understanding that OIT and SLIT is being done in regular clinic settings and not just in clinical trials . Is the any hospital/ clinic...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/6/15 10:14 AM
 
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Thanks for your thoughtful response!  We parents are faced with some difficult choices aren't we?  How did you discover you child was allergic to things like mustard and chickpeas? My kid is swearing a Twizzler made her throat hurt, but...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
1/30/15 7:12 PM
 
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Hi, thank you for noticing! This is the citation; I read the study and I don't recall if they looked at different components, I would have to check again. We tried to make it clear that this is really just a first step and that parents should never,...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/5/15 2:40 PM
 
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Thank you for sharing the citation.  I read the abstract as the full text wasn't available.  They did not control for peanut component, just skin test wheal size. I wonder why since such a difference has been shown with the components... I'd...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/9/15 12:34 PM
 
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I don't know of any, but maybe others have some ideas.  You will get more input if you ask that question on the Main forum .
 
Milk Allergy Study Shows People with Asthma Should Be Included in Food Allergy Research
4/21/15 11:30 AM
 
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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...