Tag: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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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.
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Study: Food Allergy Linked to Genetics and Skin Exposure Often Caused...

"A major advance in our understanding of how food allergy starts early in life.”
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Positive Safety Results Reported for Viaskin Peanut Phase III Trial

The trial met its primary objective, demonstrating that Viaskin Peanut was well-tolerated with no new or unexpected adverse events.

New Cancer Treatment May Prove Effective Against Food Allergies

FDA approved drug reduced reactivity to airborne allergens 80-90% in a single week.

Study: Confusing Food Labels Place Allergic Consumers At Risk

"Our findings underscore the challenges people with food allergies face in deciding if a food product is safe to eat."

Eczema Increases Risk for Food Allergy and Many Other Conditions

"This disease can have a serious impact on patients’ quality of life and overall health, both physically and mentally."

Study: Risk of Food Allergies Only Minimally Higher in Siblings

Should younger siblings of children with food allergies be tested for allergy to foods even if they haven't shown symptoms?
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Study: False Positives are Common for Siblings of Children with Food...

False positives generally lead to food avoidance which may increase the risk for developing an allergy later in life.

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