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Article ID: 720826

Children with celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis may not need to cut soy from their diets

University of Chicago Medical Center

Research shows reintroducing soy into a child’s diet first was a promising treatment strategy for children who have both celiac disease and an associated allergic inflammatory disorder called eosinophilic esophagitis.

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16-Oct-2019 5:20 AM EDT
Newswise: Painless Tape Strips Used to Detect Molecular Changes in Skin of Children with Eczema

Article ID: 720756

Painless Tape Strips Used to Detect Molecular Changes in Skin of Children with Eczema

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

In a study using non-invasive tape strips in young children with eczema (or atopic dermatitis), researchers found many molecular signs of immune dysfunction and skin changes that relate to disease activity. These signs (or biomarkers) were present even before eczema was visible and can be used to track disease activity over time. With more research, these biomarkers also may help predict response to medicine and development of conditions associated with eczema, such as asthma, other allergies, infections and even attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Findings were published in JAMA Dermatology.

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15-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Heavier birth weight linked to childhood allergies

Article ID: 720669

Heavier birth weight linked to childhood allergies

University of Adelaide

New research shows that the more a baby weighs at birth relative to its gestational age the higher the risk they will suffer from childhood food allergy or eczema, although not hay fever.

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14-Oct-2019 3:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful

Article ID: 720439

Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Peanuts in candy bars aren’t the only hidden allergens kids with allergies and asthma need to watch for to stay alert to Halloween frights.

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9-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720244

How to best handle kids' fall allergies

LifeBridge Health

Perhaps you think of allergies as being most bothersome—and most likely to occur—during the spring and summer months, when pollens and molds are seemingly everywhere.

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8-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720242

Managing your child's asthma in the fall: What parents should know

LifeBridge Health

Allergies and other environmental factors can make asthma harder to manage when the season changes to fall.

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7-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Pua lands NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Article ID: 719908

Pua lands NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Heather Pua, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has received a 2019 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. The award, part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program, is designed to support “unusually innovative research from early career investigators,” according to the NIH.

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1-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719776

What You Need to Know About Sinus Infections

University of Alabama at Birmingham

As the fall months approach, the potential for seasonal allergies, runny noses and sinus infections increases.

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1-Oct-2019 5:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 719742

Notre Dame Stories: Food and Thought

University of Notre Dame

A look at ideas that are addressing major food-related problems: A potential breakthrough on peanut allergies.

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27-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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