Tag: Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Pediatrician

Children with Food Allergies Seen Faster Under New Pediatric Model

Study shows children with food allergies are seen 10 months sooner and have fewer allergic reactions when treated by a pediatrician in their own community.
Baby

Recruitment of Infants Begins for Phase 3 Trial of Cream to...

The trial needs 760 babies aged three weeks or younger whose parents or siblings suffer from either eczema, asthma or food allergies.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus

Enrollment Complete for Phase 2b Probiotic Oral Immunotherapy Treatment Candidate

Study to provide evidence of longer lasting tolerance to peanut in a larger number of patients.
Label Reader

Australian Study: Food Allergy Sufferers at Significant Risk from Pre-Packaged Foods

Study uncovered a number of anaphylactic reactions to undisclosed allergens over a three-month period.
Adolescents

Adolescents Have High Rate of Adverse Reactions According to Australian Study

Given the disturbing findings from the study, we recommend two videos to watch with your adolescent/young teen.
L-rhamnosus

Study: Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Combined with Probiotic Achieves Lasting Results

Exciting news of lasting peanut tolerance four years after Probiotic + Peanut OIT treatment.

Peanut Allergy Treatment Receives Funding for Commercialization

"There’s a clear path to a marketable product here that could have tremendous impact globally."

Australia: Risk of Anaphylaxis Soars But Auto-Injector Use Remains Stable

The highest rates occur in children four years-old and younger, but the greatest increase occurred in ages of 5–14.

Asia to Australia Migration Provides Clue to Nut Allergy

The study provides yet another indication that environmental factors early in life play a strong role in allergy development.
Professor Mimi Tang

News from Australia: Hospital Admissions for Anaphylaxis Jump

More children are developing food allergies of the type that are not typically grown out of.