Introducing peanut and egg to babies between the ages of four and 11 months of age may lower the risk of developing allergies to the foods, according to a review of 146 studies.
A widely debated topic in the food allergy community is whether or not food allergens should be allowed into a home when a family member is food-allergic.
Developing a food allergy in adulthood is a life-changer. Your carefree diet is out the window, and now you have auto-injectors, anaphylaxis risks, and lots of explaining. Meet those who’ve joined this brave new world.
Allergist Dr. Scott Sicherer decided to find out why.
New research suggests that when a child experiences anaphylaxis, either the severity of the allergic response or delay in getting epinephrine are key risk factors in whether the child will go on to have a biphasic (or secondary) anaphylactic reaction.
In a new study, only 16 percent of epinephrine users and 7 percent of inhaler users administered their medication perfectly.
Gina Mennett Lee offers advice on how to successfully negotiate a 504 plan to ensure that your child stays allergy safe at school.
Whether you’re new to food allergies or have been dealing with them for years, figuring out what is and isn’t in the food you find at the grocery store can be daunting.
These types of labels are voluntary and are not required under labelling regulations in Canada.