Tag: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr Ruchi Gupta

Caregivers Not Getting the Message About Early Peanut Introduction (and Neither...

Help educate your child's doctors and fellow parents.
eczema

Study Finds Biologic Drug Highly Effective in Reducing Pediatric Eczema Symptoms

Infants and young children finally get relief from eczema’s terrible itch
Boy Unable to Sleep

Study: Sleep Disturbances Common in Children with Eczema

“Clinicians should screen for these symptoms in school-aged children, particularly with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.”
Connected Inhaler

Sensor-Based Inhalers Show Benefit for Pediatric Asthma Patients

An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, most of whom have been prescribed inhalers to treat and prevent asthma attacks. For those with...
Handful of Peanuts

Peanut Allergy More Common in Adults Than Children, Many Report First...

Peanut allergy affects at least 4.5 million adults in the US.
Nathan and Lisa Bustin

13-Year-Old Boy Saves Mom After She Suffers Anaphylactic Shock While Driving

Nathan Bustin took the wheel after his mother lost consciousness. In doing so, the quick-thinking teen likely saved both their lives.
Label Reader

Study: Consumers With Food Allergy Are Largely Unaware of US Allergen...

Study highlights need for better precautionary allergen labeling.
Emily Brown

Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies Overlooked and in Danger

“Black and other minority patients often lack voice and visibility in the health care system. Add the additional burden of an invisible condition and you are in a really vulnerable position.”
Baby

FARE Launches SEED to Study and Promote Early Introduction of Allergenic...

Study will investigate whether feeding multiple allergenic foods to infants can reduce their risk for developing food allergies.
Child Being Fed

Early Introduction of Wheat May Prevent Celiac Disease

Findings contrast with earlier studies where smaller quantities of gluten was introduced.