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S. aureus puts kids with severe eczema at higher risk for food allergy

June 12, 2019
Numerous studies have implicated Staphylococcus aureus in the development of eczema. Now, in a secondary analysis of the Learning About Peanut…

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Wildfires worse for children’s health compared with prescribed burns

May 31, 2019
Children in California who were exposed to wildfire smoke had increases in asthma exacerbations, including wheezing in those who did not have asthma…

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Serology for mite sensitization screening could save $4B over 5 years

March 19, 2019
A simulation that used serology to screen children with asthma for mite sensitization saved more than $4 billion over 5 years, according to a poster…

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Peanut patch trial produces mixed results

February 22, 2019
Young children with peanut allergy who received 12 months of treatment with a peanut patch had a significant difference in treatment response rate…

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Separating myths from realities regarding food allergies

February 21, 2019
There are a number of misconceptions about food allergy, and primary care physicians can best serve their patients by dispelling those inaccuracies…

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Sucking on infant’s pacifier may help parents prevent allergies in their kids

November 16, 2018
Parents who suck on their infant’s pacifier to clean it may suppress immunoglobulin E, or IgE, levels in their child during infancy, according…

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Red meat allergies may develop after chigger bites

September 13, 2018
There is an established link between Lone Star tick bites and red meat allergy, but chiggers — or the Trombiculidae mite — may be another…

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IgA antibodies from tick bite may lead to red meat allergy

August 7, 2018
The bites of Lone Star ticks can influence the amount of immunoglobulin A antibodies related to alpha gal a patient may have. An allergy to alpha…

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Newest member of allergic march: eosinophilic esophagitis

June 29, 2018
A link found between allergic comorbidities and an eosinophilic esophagitis diagnosis suggests that the painful inflammation of the esophagus may be…

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Early-onset atopic dermatitis phenotypes differ between children, adults

May 24, 2018
The skin of children with early-onset atopic dermatitis exhibits significantly different phenotypes when compared with the skin of adults with a

Cold weather sometimes leads to allergy misdiagnosis

January 3, 2018
According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S, affecting…

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Allergy experts set the record straight on flu shots for patients with egg sensitivity

December 19, 2017
New data have affirmed what the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology said has been known for several years: There are no special…

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Breast-feeding may increase risk for hay fever, eczema

November 22, 2017
Breast-feeding was associated with increased odds for hay fever and eczema, but was not significantly associated with asthma, according to data…

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Skin patch for peanut allergy yields higher immunity in children

December 22, 2016
Children were able to overcome allergic response to peanuts by wearing a skin patch that administered epicutaneous immunotherapy in the form of…

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Infants’ peanut consumption found safe for future growth, nutrition

July 6, 2016
Recent data suggested that early-life peanut consumption, as part of a strategy that reduces peanut allergy risk, was nutritionally safe and did not…

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Quilizumab appears tolerable, reduces serum IgE levels

April 25, 2016
Patients in this study who received quilizumab had reduced serum immunoglobulin E levels and appeared to tolerate the humanized IgG1 monoclonal…

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Novel IRF2BP2 mutation linked to CVID–like immunodeficiency

April 15, 2016
Researchers identified a novel mutation in IRF2BP2 in a family with a history of common variable immunodeficiency disorder, which may be the cause of…

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Inflammatory endotypes help to identify chronic rhinosinusitis

April 12, 2016
Researchers in this study identified correlations between phenotypes and inflammatory endotypes in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis which may aid…

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Similar patterns in Vβ TCR seen in healthy, atopic children

April 4, 2016
Researchers in this study found a similar pattern of V segments in the beta chain of T-cell regulators among atopic and healthy patients, according…

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Genetic link to cow's milk allergy may predict later allergic onset

March 30, 2016
Researchers have identified two single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with cow’s milk allergy in pediatric patients that may pave the way…