Tag: Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

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MCRI Study Recruiting 1700 Infants to Determine Whether Vitamin D Helps...

Research shows that vitamin D deficiency may play a role in an increased risk of food allergy, likely due to its role in shaping the developing immune system.
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Study: Cesarean Birth Has Little Impact on Children Developing Allergies

The research found only a small link between cesarean delivery and asthma and no association between the delivery method and eczema or lung function.
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.
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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.
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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.