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Stress during infancy may increase risk of allergies later in childhood
Date: 2011-12-14 16:53:55
Children who experience less stress while still infants may be significantly less likely to receive blood tests indicating they have food allergies and other types of intolerances as they grow older, according to a new study.... Full Story

Doctors may not be using the right food allergy tests
Date: 2011-11-23 09:23:03
Despite the fact that more and more children are becoming allergic to different food items, food allergy testing is not being conducted frequently enough, according to a new study.... Full Story

Experts provide tips for trick-or-treating with children with food allergies
Date: 2011-10-24 16:00:52
Halloween can be a difficult time for children who have received positive food allergy tests. Many of the treats handed out during this holiday contain peanuts or their byproducts. For this reason, experts are urging parents of children with food allergies to remain vigilant.... Full Story

Group works to raise awareness of food allergies
Date: 2011-10-14 16:07:19
The number of young people who receive positive food allergy tests continues to rise, yet despite this fact, many people remain unaware of the dangers posed by the condition. Efforts are currently underway to raise the public's awareness of this potentially life-threatening condition.... Full Story

Researchers develop new method that could cure children of food allergies
Date: 2011-10-12 16:02:34
Children who have received positive food allergy tests may soon be able to consume their food triggers with less fear of a reaction thanks to a new treatment method developed by researchers from Northwestern Medicine.... Full Story

Healthy diet during pregnancy may limit children's food allergy risk
Date: 2011-09-09 15:48:36
A pregnant woman's diet may play a major role in her developing baby's risk of receiving a positive food allergy test in the future, according to a new study published in the Journal of Physiology.... Full Story

Researchers find potential cause of food allergies
Date: 2011-08-16 08:04:34
Positive food allergies tests are becoming a much more common phenomenon for young people in the U.S. The cause of the growing prevalence of these autoimmune disorders has eluded scientists for the past couple decades, but a group of researchers may be getting closer to an explanation.... Full Story

Parents work to protect their children from food allergies
Date: 2011-07-18 15:15:41
Following a positive food allergy test, it can often be difficult for children and parents to deal with the condition. It is difficult to understand how many food products have peanuts and other common allergy triggers for those who do not suffer from the autoimmune condition.... Full Story

Introducing milk through baked goods may help children beat allergies
Date: 2011-07-05 16:15:57
Many children who have received positive food allergy tests are unable to consume milk. However, the beverage plays an important role in a child's growth and development. Yet a new study out of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine has shown that it may be possible to help young people overcome milk allergies.... Full Story

Researchers estimate prevalence of food allergies
Date: 2011-06-20 16:04:00
The number of children who receive positive food allergy tests may be higher than ever before, according to a new study from a team of Northwestern University researchers.... Full Story

Food allergies stump medical experts
Date: 2011-04-22 11:29:45
The number of children who are receiving positive food allergy tests is rising at an alarming rate, leaving medical professionals baffled as to the cause of this disturbing trend. Some experts say that preparation is the best that many parents can do for their children.... Full Story

Scientists develop method to overcome milk allergies
Date: 2011-03-23 11:30:55
Children who have received a positive food allergy test for milk may be able to overcome the condition through a combination of increasing exposure to the beverage and medication, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.... Full Story

Vaccines do not cause allergies, new study finds
Date: 2011-03-08 12:47:44
Following some recent negative news stories, many parents of children who received common vaccinations headed back to the doctor seeking food allergy testing for their offspring. However, a new study has found that there is no connection between vaccinations and allergies.... Full Story

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