Tag: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

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.”
Lactobacillus rhamnosus

Probiotic Gives Long-Standing Protection Against Childhood Eczema, Study Finds

Giving a probiotic supplement to pregnant mothers and their infants significantly reduces the chances of a child developing eczema for the first 11 years of their life, researchers have shown.
Adult and Child

Study: Food-Induced Anaphylaxis Common Among Children Under Adult Supervision

In majority of supervised reactions, adults other than the child’s parents were present.
Baby

Study: Avoid Delayed Introduction of Allergenic Foods

Introducing allergenic foods during first year of age reduced incidence of sensitivity to those foods.