Tag: Dr Ruchi Gupta

Sesame Seeds

Sesame Now the Ninth Most Common Food Allergy in the US

Sesame allergy reactions often severe and increasingly prevalent, says research from the 2019 AAAAI Annual Meeting.
Allergens

One in 10 Adults in US Has a Food Allergy, But...

Nearly half of food-allergic adults developed at least one of their food allergies as an adult.
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: Allergic Reactions to Foods are Milder in Infants

Majority of infants with food-induced anaphylaxis present with hives and vomiting, suggesting there is less concern for life-threatening response to early food introduction.
Russian Roulette

Study: Majority of US Adults Prescribed Epinephrine Report Not Using it...

Respondents said their epinephrine wasn't available or thought it wasn't necessary.
Kids Eating Lunch at School

Study Identifies Food Allergy Policies Parents Want to Improve Safety of...

One in five parents did not feel that their child with food allergy was safe while at school, according to results of a national survey.

Innovative Research Partnership Addresses Needs of College Bound Students with Food...

Researchers identify needs and work alongside designers to develop a toolkit to support safe transition to college for students with food allergy.
OIT

Study: Immunotherapy Trials for Food Allergy Hold Strong Appeal for Parents

Child’s food allergies have major impact on parents’ lives; majority of parents are willing to enroll their child in an immunotherapy clinical trial

Study: One Third of School Nurses Reported Severe Food Allergy Reaction

National survey of school nurses reveals significant progress, but more needs to be done.
Rotten Documentary

Netflix’s ‘Rotten’ Documentary to Feature Episode Dedicated to Food Allergy

You're invited to a private screening January 11 at the Davis Theater in Chicago.

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