Tag: children

Pumpkin with Easter Bunny

Study: Anaphylaxis Spikes During Halloween and Easter

Most cases of tree nut induced anaphylaxis occurred in children that were previously undiagnosed.
Upset Teen

Study Shows Negative Impact of Avoidance and Fear of Accidental Reactions...

The psychosocial impact of food allergies on children and teens is severe.
Wheat

Wheat OIT Shows Potential for Children in Small Study

Study provides insight into the effectiveness of oral immunotherapy for wheat allergy.
Kyle Dine and Friends

Kyle Dine Video Helps Kids Understand Food Allergies While Having the...

A wonderful resource for parents and educators.
EpiPen Shortage

Critical Shortage Forces Australians to Rely on Contaminated and Expired EpiPens

The devices are intended as an emergency treatment for young children who suffer anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Emergency Department

Study: More Young Children Being Treated at ER for Anaphylaxis, Fewer...

The number of young children presenting at the ER with anaphylaxis more than doubled between 2006 and 2015.
Flu vaccine

American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Flu Vaccine (and Egg...

A summary of their recommendations for children including those with egg allergy.
Governor Pritzker

Illinois Enacts Law Requiring Insurance to Cover Epinephrine Auto-Injectors for Children

This legislation takes a big step forward in protecting our children and families.
Girl Eating

NIH Funds Kent State Psychologist's Project to Teach Children Food Allergy...

A Kent State University researcher with a background in safety training models has devised a method to help some children with food allergies stay safe.