March 6th 2023
Data from AAAAI 2023 suggests that gut microbial composition, function, and metabolic activity are implicated in the efficacy of peanut oral immunotherapy in children with peanut allergy.
June 28th 2022
Essential advice to prevent food allergiesOctober 9th 2021
At the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI, FACAAI, division director, Allergy and Immunology, and fellowship training program director, Allergy and Immunology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida presents a session on best practices for preventing food allergies in newborns and infants.
Is there a link between pacifier use and food allergy risk?June 1st 2021
Though pacifiers are a comforting apparatus for many babies, they often pop out and land on the floor, requiring constant washing. A new report examines if there’s a link between pacifiers and how they’re cleaned after they hit the floor with the risk of food allergy.
National diet guidelines includes infants and toddlers, offers food allergy prevention guidanceOctober 6th 2020
For the first time since it was first published in 1980, the Dietary Guidelines will include recommendations for children up to age 2 years and includes information on preventing food allergies.
Children with cow’s milk allergies smaller, lighter than peers with nut allergiesJuly 3rd 2020
A retrospective study reveals that children with cow’s milk allergies—and the restrictive diets they must follow—may negatively impact their growth and development in comparison to their peers with other food allergies.
FDA approves Palforzia for peanut allergiesFebruary 3rd 2020
Peanut allergies often elicit frightening reactions in children. The new drug Palforzia, just approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), can reduce the risk of a child having that potentially life-threatening reaction.
Camps lack necessary anaphylaxis preparednessDecember 13th 2019
Bug bites, sunburn, and homesickness are the worst things that parents likely expect to happen to their children when they send them off to summer camp. However, a new study in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice indicates that camp may not be prepared to recognize and treat anaphylaxis caused by food allergies.
How treating food allergies and AD has changedSeptember 27th 2019
Food allergies are a hot topic on the playground, at schools, and in pediatric offices. Parents of children with eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) often have a lot of questions regarding the connection between eczema, exposure to common food allergens, and the development of or exacerbation of AD. There are many of the complex questions that clinicians must answer when evaluating pediatric patients with AD.