Tag: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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.
Woman Scratching

Half of People with Food Allergies Report One or More Reactions...

A third of individuals reported multiple reactions each year.
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.”
Woman Reading Label

New Research Shows 1-in-4 American Consumers Do Not Purchase Products Containing...

"Our research confirms the food allergy community is vast – extending beyond an individual to entire households, and they face unique and costly challenges as they take steps to protect the health and safety of their families."
Pill

New Pill Could Prevent Anaphylaxis in People with Food, Drug Allergies

Drug would be the first known treatment to prevent anaphylaxis.
Wheat

New Treatment May Reverse Celiac Disease

New technology may be applicable to other autoimmune diseases and allergies.
Kids Eating Lunch at School

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.
baby wipes

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.”