Tag: children

Kids Being Vaccinated at VUMC

Vanderbilt Recruiting Children to Study Allergic Responses to COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines

Participating children will be closely monitored and observed by qualified staff at a children’s hospital.
Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Epinephrine Remains Alarmingly Underused for Anaphylaxis in Children: Study

The use of epinephrine — the treatment of choice for anaphylaxis — remains at suboptimal levels.
Child Being Fed Peanut Butter

Study: Large Majority of Children on Peanut OIT Achieve Maintenance Dose...

Researchers concluded that peanut OIT can be successful in older kids and those with high peanut-sIgE levels.
Boy Unable to Sleep

Study: Sleep Disturbances Common in Children with Eczema

“Clinicians should screen for these symptoms in school-aged children, particularly with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.”
Kids Books

Two Books to Help Kids Cope with Their Food Allergies

Books that can help foster conversations between you and your child, boost their self-esteem, and provide coping strategies.
Peanuts and Milk

Fatality Rates Due to Anaphylaxis Fall, Milk Overtakes Peanuts as Most...

Milk is increasingly identified as the trigger for fatal food reactions according to UK study.
Not Today, Butterflies!

Helping Your Kids Cope with Food Allergy Anxiety: “Not Today, Butterflies!”

A new book to help young children understand and cope with the anxieties that come with food allergies.
Connected Inhaler

Sensor-Based Inhalers Show Benefit for Pediatric Asthma Patients

An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, most of whom have been prescribed inhalers to treat and prevent asthma attacks. For those with...
TikTok Advisory

Millions Watch as TikTok User Performs OIT on Herself Without Medical...

Step right up and watch a TikTok user with a severe allergy to carrots consume a daily dose! Will she suffer a reaction? Will...
Bullying

Childhood Bullying Due to Food Allergies is Common According to Study

Both black and white children suffer bullying at school because of their food allergies.