Navigation Links
Options Increasing for Coping With Kids' Food Allergies
Date:8/3/2012

small study found that nine of 11 children who were given Xolair and then desensitized to milk were able to consume up to 12 ounces of dairy a day without a reaction.

Davis said that researchers also are testing herbal formulations and that one particular combination of nine herbs was able to prevent a serious allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis, in mice. "It's another one of the treatments that may be up-and-coming," she said, though there's no evidence in humans yet.

What has been proven true, though, is that many kids simply outgrow their food allergies, even some of the most deadly ones. Davis said that as many as one in five youngsters may outgrow an allergy to peanuts but that allergies to eggs, milk, soy and wheat are most often outgrown. In general, peanuts, tree nuts and seafood allergies tend to stay with children as they grow, she said.

To know whether a child has outgrown a food allergy requires repeated skin and blood tests, Silvers said. "If IgE levels in the blood decrease over time, or if skin testing comes back negative or a very small reaction, a child or adult can be given a food challenge to see if they'll react," he said.

To be safe, though, the testing "must be done under a physician's supervision," Davis said, because a serious reaction could occur if the youngster has not outgrown the allergy.

For kids with lingering food allergies, Silvers recommended that the child or parent always carry the antihistamine Benadryl and an epinephrine injection pen. If it's suspected that the child accidentally ingested an allergy-inducing food, the youngster should take the antihistamine right away. If the allergic reaction worsens, administer the epinephrine and get to an emergency room as quickly as possible.

It's important to go to the hospital after a serious allergic reaction, Davis said, because there can be a second wave to the reaction about four to six hours later.

Many children have their own epine
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Menu labeling requirements lead to healthier options at chain restaurants
2. Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges US Navy Veterans Or Individuals With Mesothelioma To Call Them For The Names Of The Best Mesothelioma Attorneys & Treatment Options
3. Version 2.0 of Award-Winning Proloquo2Go App for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Speeds Up Communication, Adds New Voices and Customization Options
4. Increasing dopamine in brains frontal cortex decreases impulsive tendency, UCSF-Gallo study finds
5. Increasing dopamine in frontal cortex decreases impulsive tendency, UCSF-Gallo scientists find
6. Hookah smoking increasingly common among first-year college women
7. For highly educated women, families are an increasingly popular option
8. Why is traumatic brain injury increasing among the elderly?
9. When Parents Get Active, So Do Kids: Study
10. Expert Tips May Help Kids Avoid Allergens at School
11. Pets May Help Kids With Autism Develop Social Skills
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Options Increasing for Coping With Kids' Food Allergies
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014 -- Recent two-generation approaches to reducing poverty ... increasing attention from researchers, advocates, and foundations. By ... them to move to jobs that offer a ... and education for children, these programs aim to ... according to a new report from the National ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014. Kessler researchers have published a pilot study ... program in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). ... perceived stress, and pain. "Development and effectiveness ... with MS: Description and outcomes" was epublished ahead ... International Journal of MS Care (doi: 10.7224/1537-2073.2013-045). ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 The Workgroup ... leading nonprofit authority on the use of health ... announced findings from its recent industry survey on ... (HPID) within electronic transactions adopted under the Health ... the survey from August 20 to September 5, ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scans ... they learn to read. This finding could potentially ... other reading difficulties early on, preliminary research suggests. ... in children with dyslexia as well as most ... Hoeft, an associate professor of child and adolescent ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay ... It,s something every pregnant woman wonders: What can I do ... that taking iron supplements as prescribed may play a role ... spectrum disorder (ASD). The researchers found that mothers of ... iron supplements before and during pregnancy than those whose children ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A two-generation lens: Current state policies fail to support families with young children 2Health News:WEDI Announces Survey Results from Unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Industry Poll 2Health News:WEDI Announces Survey Results from Unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Industry Poll 3Health News:Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities? 2Health News:Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk? 2Health News:Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk? 3
... 30 nCircle today announced it is,hosting a ... comply with,HIPAA security requirements and leverage the same ... of unprecedented risk and recent,government enforcements to ensure ... more than ever a top priority for many ...
... DIEGO, Oct. 30 One errant cough or unexpected,sneeze ... illness and,resulting absenteeism. As the flu season approaches, HR ... The World Health,Organization estimates that the cost of influenza ... and lost productivity can range from $71 billion,to $167 ...
... Inc. (NYSE: MYL ),today announced that in accordance ... declared its quarterly dividend of $16.25 per,share (based on ... of $1,000.00 per share) payable on Nov. 17, 2008, ... 31, 2008., Mylan Inc., which provides products to ...
... to Educate During Heartburn Awareness ... ... more than 60 million Americans each month(1) and this November, the,National Heartburn ... about treatment options and lifestyle,changes during Heartburn Awareness Month in November., ...
... MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30 ATS Medical, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ... products and services, today announced it has received ... ATS 3f(R) Aortic,Bioprosthesis., (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040202/ATSILOGO ), ... the $400-plus Million U.S.,tissue valve market. Based on ...
... announces the following Webcast:, What: Air ... @ 4:15 p.m. ET, Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=52901 , ... Simply log on to the web at the ... Christine Clarke of Air Methods Corporation, +1-303-792-7579., If you are unable ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:nCircle Announces Free Web Seminar - 'Automating HIPAA Compliance with Security & Configuration Auditing' 2Health News:Going 'Green' May Mean Fewer Colds This Season 2Health News:Going 'Green' May Mean Fewer Colds This Season 3Health News:Survey Reveals Heartburn Sufferers Experience More Heartburn During the Holidays 2Health News:Survey Reveals Heartburn Sufferers Experience More Heartburn During the Holidays 3Health News:ATS Medical Announces FDA Approval of the ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis 2Health News:ATS Medical Announces FDA Approval of the ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis 3Health News:ATS Medical Announces FDA Approval of the ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis 4
(Date:9/22/2014)... Children,s National Health System has announced ... 5 p.m. EDT for its "Make Your Medical ... continued strong interest from inventors.  Two ... to the winning presentations at the Sheikh Zayed Institute ... Children,s National in October. For competition details,  click ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... , Sept. 22, 2014  Continua and ... in healthcare technology, media and telecommunications,  have formed ... China and promote international ... BHG announced this new partnership during the global ... Washington, DC , while also ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... DUBLIN , Sept. 22, 2014 ... addition of the "Global Ablation Technologies (Radiofrequency, ... to 2019" report to their offering. ... technology, the global ablation technologies market has been ... electrical, ultrasound, microwave, cryotherapy, hydrothermal, and hydromechanical ablation ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Calling all medical innovators: Submit your pediatric medical device pitch for Children's National competition by Sept. 29 2Calling all medical innovators: Submit your pediatric medical device pitch for Children's National competition by Sept. 29 3Continua and Borderless Healthcare Group Form Strategic Partnership, Launch the Healthcare Technology Innovation Center in Shanghai 2Continua and Borderless Healthcare Group Form Strategic Partnership, Launch the Healthcare Technology Innovation Center in Shanghai 3Continua and Borderless Healthcare Group Form Strategic Partnership, Launch the Healthcare Technology Innovation Center in Shanghai 4Global Ablation Technologies (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Global Ablation Technologies (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave) Market - Forecasts to 2019 3
... Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) announces that ... to be held September 20-22, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt, ... Officer, will provide an overview of the company at the ... (ET). To access a simultaneous webcast of Mr. ...
... (NYSE: ALR ) announced today that, in connection ... due 2018, it entered into a purchase agreement with the ... size of the offering was increased from $350.0 million to ... are being offered at 100.0% of the aggregate principal amount ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmasset to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference 2Pharmasset to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference 3Alere Inc. Announces Pricing of Senior Subordinated Notes Offering; Offering Size Increased to $400.0 Million 2
... For enzyme immunoassays, designed to meet the ... and allows the user to run set ... The floating manifold on this strip washer ... at a time. Reliable, compact, and self-contained, ...
... available to handle multiple assays: ... Embla 384 Cell washer has ... optimized to avoid cell disturbance. ... and have been integrated with ...
... miniGene LW is a new plate washing system ... and 384 channel microplates with flat, V-shaped or ... 8 or 16 channel nozzle heads. Simple LCD ... An optional plate stacker is available for the ...
Space-saving counter top model,User initiated manual defrost,Standard features (see above),Internal freezing compartment,Removable half-shelf in refrigerator,Two shelves in door,UL 471 Commercial Ref...
Medicine Products: