Tag: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Food Allergy is Associated with Lower Risk of COVID-19 Infection

NIH study finds high BMI and obesity raise infection risk, but asthma does not.
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Oral Immunotherapy Induces Remission of Peanut Allergy in Some Young Children

"The landmark results of the IMPACT trial suggest a window of opportunity in early childhood to induce remission of peanut allergy through oral immunotherapy."
Peanuts

FDA Approves Peanut Allergy Health Claims for Food Products

FDA action is the result of a review initiated in August.
Mom and Baby

Researcher Wins Grant to Study Impact of Maternal Antibody on Development...

Grant will help tackle early infant morbidity due to increasing incidences of food allergy.
COVID Vaccine Being Drawn

Michigan Medicine Helps Lead First National Study on How Highly Allergic...

First volunteer expected to receive an injection April 7 in Ann Arbor with results anticipated this summer.
COVID-19 Vaccine

NIH Rushing to Find Cause of Rare Allergic Reactions to COVID-19...

"This is not a simple study design. We expect to be looking at highly allergic individuals. They will be not necessarily so easy to recruit, either."
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The FASTER Act: What It Does and Why YOU Need to...

FARE can't do it alone: Do your part to help pass the FASTER Act.
Surprised Baby

Approximately A Third of Pediatricians Fully Follow Guidelines on Peanut Allergy...

"Barriers to implementation are important to address since pediatricians, beginning with the 4-6 month well-child visits, can have a vital role in the reduction of peanut allergy.”
Eggs

Egg Oral Immunotherapy Could be Better Option than Baked Egg Therapy...

5 year multi-site study shows egg OIT was significantly more likely to achieve sustained unresponsiveness compared to children opting for baked egg therapy.
Sesame Seeds

NIH Researchers Estimate 17% of Food-Allergic Children Have Sesame Allergy

“Given how frequently sesame allergy occurs among children who are allergic to other foods, it is important to use caution to the extent possible when exposing these children to sesame.”