Tag: children

Children's Medicine Shortage

“Tripledemic” Causing Shortages of Children’s Over-the-Counter Medications

Respiratory diseases are all striking at the same time.
OIT

Most Adults Achieve Food Allergy Desensitization with Oral Immunotherapy

But rates were lower than those for children and adolescents.
eczema

Study Finds Biologic Drug Highly Effective in Reducing Pediatric Eczema Symptoms

Infants and young children finally get relief from eczema’s terrible itch

Food Allergy KidVid: “In Their Own Words — Kids Living with...

A great resource for your young child with food allergies as well as their family, friends, and classmates.
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.