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Halloween can be especially challenging for the growing number of children with food allergies.
Allergies, or hypersensitivities of the immune system, are more common than ever before.
A new study found that children who reside in urban areas tend to have a higher number of food allergies than those who live in rural areas.
Researchers have found a way to better test for peanut allergies. This new method has proven to not only be more accurate, but also more convenient and cost effective than current tests.
An advisory from two leading allergists, Robert Wood of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Scott Sicherer of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, urges clinicians to use caution when ordering allergy tests and to avoid making a diagnosis based solely on test results.
A new study published in the Journal Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, says that children of African descent are more likely to have food allergies.
A national study of food allergies in the U.S., the largest of its kind, finds that more children have food allergies than previously reported. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 A national study of food allergies in the U.S., the largest of its kind, finds that more children have food allergies than previously reported.
New findings from an online survey in the most recent edition of Pediatrics finds that 1 in 12 children in the US suffer from food allergies.