Tag: child

Eating While Pregnant

ACAAI Meeting: How Prenatal Diet, Delivery Mode and Infant Feeding Practices...

Two studies being presented at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting contain new information on how prenatal diet, how the baby is delivered, and infant feeding practices can affect the risk of allergy.
Nutella in Hot Chocolate

Restaurant Fined £25,000 for Serving Hot Chocolate Containing Nutella to Teen...

The drink was mislabeled on the restaurant's menu.
Teva Auto-Injectors

Teva Announces Availability of a Generic Equivalent of EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injector...

The product is available at most retail pharmacies with a wholesale acquisition cost of $300 for a 2-pack.
Positive Mindset for OIT

NPR Provides Context to ‘Positive Mindset in OIT’ Study

The NPR article is a must-read for parents of kids undergoing OIT or those considering the treatment for their children.
Skin Cross-Section

Scientists Identify Unique Subtype of Eczema Linked to Food Allergy

Children with both conditions have abnormal skin near eczema lesions, NIH-funded research finds.
AR101

Aimmune Submits FDA Application to Offer AR101 for the Treatment of...

“We have requested FDA Priority Review and look forward to working with the agency to bring what could be the first approved treatment in food allergy to patients as quickly as possible.”
Viaskin Peanut

DBV Withdraws FDA Application for Viaskin Peanut with Plan to Resubmit

The company believes the additional information needed to support this filing is available without further clinical studies.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus

Probiotic Gives Long-Standing Protection Against Childhood Eczema, Study Finds

Giving a probiotic supplement to pregnant mothers and their infants significantly reduces the chances of a child developing eczema for the first 11 years of their life, researchers have shown.
Lurie Graph

Prevalence of Food Allergy and Access to Epinephrine for Children in...

In this nationally representative household survey, parents were asked about their children’s food allergies, health care, and possession of an epinephrine auto-injector.
Toddler

Study: Does Prior Administration of Epinephrine Adversely Impact Pediatric Anaphylaxis Patients?

Results support the use of 0.15 mg epinephrine auto-injectors in this population when lower-dose auto-injectors are unavailable.

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