Children with food allergies seen faster under new paediatric model

(Murdoch Childrens Research Institute) Children with food allergies are seen 10 months sooner and have fewer allergic reactions when treated by a paediatrician in their own community, a new study shows.
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Publication date: Available online 28 January 2020Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Michelle C. Maciag, Lisa M. Bartnikas, Scott H. Sicherer, Linda J. Herbert, Michael C. Young, Fallon Matney, Amity A. Westcott-Chavez, Carter R. Petty, Wanda Phipatanakul, Theresa A. BingemannBackgroundFood-protein induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a non-IgE-mediated gastrointestinal food allergy. There is little known about demographics, food triggers and risk factors for FPIES.ObjectiveWe characterized demographics, food triggers, risk factors, and management in a cohort of 441 children ...
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ConclusionIncreased infant DD, as measured by four different methods, decreased the likelihood of developing FA.
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Publication date: 25 January 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 245, Issue 3266Author(s): Clare WilsonCurrent baby weaning guidelines may mean we are missing a crucial window to prevent food allergies. Clare Wilson reports
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Publication date: Available online 7 January 2020Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Jennifer A. Dantzer, Corinne A. Keet
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ConclusionsThe prospectively defined incidence of FPIAP when diagnosed clinically by community pediatricians without challenge is markedly higher than published estimates. Combination feeding of formula and breast milk is associated with the lowest rate of FPIAP in this population.
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Date: Thursday, 01 30, 2020; Speaker: Pamela A. Guerrerio, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Food Allergy Research Unit , Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, DIR, NIAID; Building: Building 50; 1328/1334 Rear
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This study aims to determine the current food allergy training practices, challenges and future food allergy training needs of foodservices in England. A postal survey was conducted among 500 foodservice operators in North West England. The questionnaire is divided into 5 sections: (i) demographics; (ii) current food allergy training practices; (iii) importance of food allergy training topics; (iv) challenges faced by restaurants when training foodservice staff; and (v) future food allergy training. Out of the 30 restaurants, only one restaurant did not carry out food allergy training. More than 70% of the restaurants freq...
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This article provides highlights of the clinically impactful original studies and reviews published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice in 2019 on the subjects of anaphylaxis, asthma, dermatitis, drug allergy, food allergy, immunodeficiency, immunotherapy, rhinitis/sinusitis, and urticaria/angioedema/mast cell disorders. Within each topic, practical aspects of diagnosis and management are emphasized. Treatments discussed include lifestyle modifications, allergen avoidance therapy, positive and negative effects of pharmacologic therapy, and various forms of immunologic and desensitization manageme...
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Giving babies potentially allergenic foods early on may reduce the risk of allergies – but many parents don't as that conflicts with advice to breastfeed until six months
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Australian infants who received the whole pertussis (wP) vaccine were less likely to be diagnosed with food allergies than those who received the acellular pertussis (aP) vaccine in a nested case control study.Reuters Health Information
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