Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies
For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. They avoid restaurants. They...
4 days ago - Time
Kent State researcher receives NIH funding to teach children food allergy safety skills
Food allergies can be as dangerous as firearms for children who don't have the skills to react responsibly to when they're exposed to them.
10 days ago - News Medical
Worst In-Laws Ever Refuse To Take DIL's Deadly Food Allergy Seriously
Buckle up, because this woman's in-laws really don't seem to care if they kill her Even if you have a good relationship with your in-laws, it probably took a little work to get...
11 days ago - Scary Mommy
5 questions patients may have about epinephrine shortage, how PCPs can answer
The last few weeks of summer can be an exceptionally difficult time to find an epinephrine auto-injector in some parts of the country, an allergist told Healio Primary...
12 days ago - Healio
Dangerous Sesame Allergy Affects Many Americans
More than 1.5 million children and adults in the United States have sesame allergy - more than previously believed, a new study finds.
13 days ago - Web MD
Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds
More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels.
16 days ago - NY Times - 2 articles
Sesame allergy may affect more than 1 million Americans
At least 1 million children and adults in the U.S. are likely affected by a current IgE-mediated sesame allergy, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network...
17 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
New study launched to evaluate experimental treatment for food allergy
Though food allergy affects more than 4.8 million children in the United States, no approved preventative treatments currently exist.
17 days ago - News Medical
Bronchoconstriction common in young elite athletes
About one-quarter of young elite athletes experienced exercise-induced bronchoconstriction and had evidence of epithelial damage, according to a Belgian study published in the...
17 days ago - Healio
Increased risk of atopic diseases in boys with meatal stenosis: a possible pathophysiological relation
To evaluate the role of atopy (i.e. atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, asthma, and food allergies) and its consequences on developing meatal stenosis in boys.
18 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
The headlines of Master Doctor
Children who have Crohn's or colitis 'are 60% more likely to be diagnosed...
Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden analysed data from 6,400 children, tracking them for an average of nine years. The results were published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Pregnant women who drink fluoride-treated water may have children with lower...
A new study from York University in Toronto, Canada, found that there was a 4.5-point lower IQ score in boys for every 1mg/L increase of fluoride found in a mother's urine sample.
Risk of Psychiatric Disorders is High in Kids With IBD
Children with IBD have a higher risk of mental health problems. More psychological support and longer follow-up is needed for the children affected and their parents.
Of Course Ashley Graham's Bump Photos Are Inspiring As Hell
Allow Ashley Graham and her gorgeous bump photos to be the end-all proof that all pregnancies are beautiful Ashley Graham is currently expecting her first child with her...
Tracheal Size and Morphology on the Reconstructed CT Imaging*
Objectives: To characterize the real size and morphology of tracheas in childhood for the optimal selection of endotracheal tube. Design: A retrospective cohort study of...
Dwayne Johnson Marries Lauren Hashian In Gorgeous Secret Ceremony
Dwayne Johnson is officially off the market If you woke up this morning, grabbed your phone, and scrolled through Instagram (I mean come on, isn't that what we all do first?)...
Parents of boy with a genetic condition are desperately trying to find him a...
Daniel McAvoy, from Huntington in Cambridgeshire, has Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a crippling condition that is thought to strike as little as one in every million children.
Teenage gaming addicts are being forced to travel to the Netherlands for...
The treatment centre Yes We Can is the only rehabilitation clinic solely for child gamers in Europe. Of the 55 young addicts treated so far this year, six came over from the UK.
Should Doctors Refuse to Treat Unvaccinated Children?
Vaccines can shield children from dangerous illnesses like measles and whooping cough. But, doctors sometimes care for kids whose parents refuse vaccines against providers'...
‘Descendants' Star Shares Braless Selfie And Women Are Applauding
Dove Cameron posted a bra-less selfie on Instagram this week and loads of support rolled in Did you all know that even Disney stars have nipples? Many of Dove Cameron's...