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Webinar: Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study
11/18/13 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
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New Study Shows Nearly 1-in-50 Americans At-Risk of Severe Allergic Reaction
10/22/13 2:23 PM
 
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  DATE: October 21, 2013 FROM: AAFA External Affairs CONTACT: AAFA NEW STUDY SHOWS NEARLY 1-IN-50 AMERICANS AT-RISK OF SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS Anaphylaxis is More Common than Many Thought, Most Patients are Not Prepared October 21, 2013,...
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/23/13 10:00 AM
 
The future of food allergy: developing new treatments by Michael H. Land, MD FAAAAI I'm the father of a food allergic child. If you're reading this, I am guessing you or someone close to you has a food allergy. The minute you found out about...
 
2/5/13 2:20 PM
 
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From our friends at Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) - they are doing important work at the federal level to fight for funding for food allergy research! Please follow the instructions below to get involved to electronically send a...
 
11/5/13 12:59 PM
 
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FREE WEBINAR! Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study for Parents and Patients Join us via your computer or mobile device RSVP: www4.gotomeeting.com/register/755375335 Date: November 18, 2013 Time: 4 pm Eastern | 1 9m Pacific ...
 
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...
 
Study Supports AAP Allergy Prevention Recommendations
11/20/13 1:30 PM
 
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A study published in Pediatrics on November 18, 2013, supports the current American Academy of Pediatrics' allergy prevention recommendations to not introduce solids before 4 to 6 months of age. The study found the delay of the...
 
AAFA Supports Research to Address Uncontrolled Asthma in African Americans and Latinos
1/6/14 8:00 AM
 
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Thank you to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for supporting a three year, $3.6 million contract to the Seattle-King County Public Health Department in Seattle, Washington recently awarded by the Patient Centered Outcomes...
 
3/4/13 5:08 PM
 
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Exposure to Certain Airborne Chemicals Linked to Immune System Effects and Asthma Diagnosis in Children SAN ANTONIO, TX – Outside air pollutants are a known trigger of asthma, the most common chronic disease in children according to the World...
 
Anaphylaxis in America Research Study Review with Dr. Robert Wood (Video and Resources)
11/20/13 12:14 PM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on November 18, 2013 featuring guest speaker Robert A. Wood, MD, chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins. Dr....
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/24/13 11:15 PM
 
Comment by Sandra Sebastian offline
Hi Michael,  Very interesting for us to read as I have more than one grandchild with food allergies!  Congratulations on all your accomplishments and studies. Love from us all,  your old Oxford neighbour!
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/25/13 8:44 AM
 
Comment by cheymom offline
Welcome Jessica & Sandra!  We are glad you found KFA.     We hope you will join us on our Support Forums.  We have several forums that may be of interest. Main Forum Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers We even have a new forum...
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/24/13 8:49 AM
 
Comment by franandpaul offline
Thanks for this great overview!
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/24/13 11:03 AM
 
Comment by sageone offline
This gives me hope that my child will eventually be allergy free and his life will not be in danger from a simple item of food! Thank you so much for this great article in layman terms so that we parents can understand it!
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/24/13 11:23 AM
 
Comment by EAH123 offline
What a great overview! Thank you!
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/24/13 1:46 PM
 
Fantastic overview of what is on the horizon.  Thank you!
 
Webinar: Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study
11/18/13 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Your computer or mobile device
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/27/13 9:03 AM
 
Comment by Pearl offline
We are already doing Chinese Herbal medicine and seeing progress.
 
11/20/13 12:28 PM
 
Video and Resources from the webinar: http://community.kidswithfooda...-video-and-resources
 
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...
 
Patients with Allergic Rhinitis May Have Lower Risk for Heart Attacks
3/3/14 11:24 AM
 
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Patients with Allergic Rhinitis May Have Lower Risk for Heart Attacks SAN DIEGO, CA – Research looking into the relationship between heart disease and allergic rhinitis has uncovered a potential correlation. A study presented at the...
 
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...
 
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.
 
Increased Consumption of Phytoestrogens Linked to Lower Incidence of Wheezing, Asthma and Allergy
3/2/14 11:32 AM
 
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Increased Consumption of Phytoestrogens Linked to Lower Incidence of Wheezing, Asthma and Allergy SAN DIEGO, CA – Is there a relationship between diet and markers of asthma and allergies? Individuals who had higher urinary levels of certain...
 
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...
 
Prior Food Allergic Individuals Could Be at Risk of Developing Eosinophilic Esophagitis to the Same Food
3/2/14 11:21 AM
 
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Prior Food Allergic Individuals Could Be at Risk of  Developing Eosinophilic Esophagitis to the Same Food SAN DIEGO, CA – According to a study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma &...
 
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.
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/17/14 6:20 AM
 
Comment by LinzStein offline
Great overview! KFA- is there any additional info about the use of Allergen non-specific therapies for EoE? What about accupressure or homeopathics? Thank you!  
 
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...
 
The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments
4/17/14 4:37 PM
 
Comment by Kathy P offline
I haven't seen anything specific regarding those.  You could check in the News & Research forum.
 
 
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