Navigation Links
UK Scientists to Undertake Seven Year Study of Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is increasingly common, affecting one in 70 schoolchildren, available data says. The question is whether early exposure can prevent the allergy.

A joint team of scientists from the King's College London and doctors at Guy's and St Thomas' hospital, are taking up a seven-year study and hope to rope in 480 children in the seven-year study.

The babies being studied are between four and 11 months and already have eczema or egg allergy, putting them at high risk of being allergic to peanuts.

Current guidelines advise women to avoid nuts during pregnancy if there is a family history of allergy. This group is also advised not to give their babies peanuts before they are three-years-old.

It is not clear how to prevent peanut allergy. Some studies suggest that peanut avoidance in early infancy may help to prevent allergy, whereas other research suggests the opposite may be true.

Professor Gideon Lack, who will be leading the Leap (Learning Early About Peanut allergies) study, has been looking into the subject for many years.

He said: "Recent evidence suggests that children who eat peanut snacks early in life may in fact be protected against peanut allergy, in contrast with previous studies which have suggested the opposite."

In the study, the babies will be divided into two groups. One will receive a peanut snack regularly for the first three years of life, whereas the control group will completely avoid peanuts.

Both groups will be assessed for peanut allergy when they are five-years-old.

Professor Lack said, "Determining whether avoidance or early exposure to peanut prevents the development of peanut allergy and understanding how this happens will have important clinical implications.

"Our study findings may result in a change in public health policy to prevent food allergies and will enable scientists to identify important treatment targets to try
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States
2. Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer
3. Scientists locate key hormone involved in appetite control
4. Scientists open the book of life
5. Scientists review SARS
6. Scientists crack dengue fever puzzle
7. Scientists push to lower hidden sodium in food
8. Indian Scientists Make Wide-Ranging Analysis And Annotation Of X Chromosome
9. Scientists have found effective brain regions for deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s
10. Scientists reveal the secrets of sarcasm
11. Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Scientists Undertake Seven Year Study Peanut Allergy

(Date:9/20/2014)... WA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 “Motherhood is ... Center of Snohomish in their latest article , “We ... best that you can—and that’s what we want to do ... services they need and should expect from their Family Physicians ... following days of new motherhood. , To learn more ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... 2014 The children of Branches now ... active play they need. An empty lot at the ... Campus was transformed into a kid-designed playspace in less ... from Branches (@BranchesFL), ESPN (@TeamESPN), Disney (@CitizenDisney), area residents ... a playground is more than a playground. It’s a ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Consistent ... growth for the Vision Insurance industry in recent ... the detriment of industry margins. From 2009 to ... Industry operators provide coverage for routine eye exams ... for eyeglasses, contact lens and refractive surgery. According ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 Are you tired ... of problems with seasonal allergies or sinus congestion? Fortunately, ... better alternative. , She conceived of Nose Pal ... a runny nose in public. Since it prevents nasal ... more sanitary conditions, particularly when cooking or working closely ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 BearCom, a nationwide provider ... the key role played by instant, one-to-one and ... healthcare industry. , “In healthcare, speed of ... and in emergency situations, can save precious seconds ... death,” said Hugh Johnston, Product & Purchasing Manager ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Newest Article from Community Health Center of Snohomish County Highlights The Importance of Proper Health Care for Expectant Mothers 2Health News:Volunteers Improve Miami Kids’ Lives and Futures with Play 2Health News:Volunteers Improve Miami Kids’ Lives and Futures with Play 3Health News:Volunteers Improve Miami Kids’ Lives and Futures with Play 4Health News:Vision Insurance in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Vision Insurance in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Vision Insurance in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 4Health News:Nasal Drip Eliminator Invented by InventHelp Client (LCC-218) 2Health News:BearCom Releases Guidelines on Using Two-Way Radios to Improve Communications and Enhance Patient Service in Healthcare 2Health News:BearCom Releases Guidelines on Using Two-Way Radios to Improve Communications and Enhance Patient Service in Healthcare 3Health News:BearCom Releases Guidelines on Using Two-Way Radios to Improve Communications and Enhance Patient Service in Healthcare 4
... has been reported that in the hospitals run by NHS ... contracting MRSA due to overcrowding//. According to the Daily Telegraph, ... the Government’s recommended level. ,Norman Lamb, the ... hospitals are crowded, it becomes an uphill task to keep ...
... the British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association (BSSAA) reveals that ... a detrimental effect on health and ruins sex lives. ... brought out an anti snore bedroom which has suspension beds ... aid people who suffer from dust and nasal congestion. ...
... autism disorders are best met by parents with knowledge and ... for Disease Control and Prevention now estimating that as many ... autism spectrum disorder, more parents than ever are facing concerns ... systems. ,Oliver Wendt, an assistant professor of educational studies ...
... The governing board of Medicine of Johns Hopkins today ... ban smoking// in all indoor public spaces in the ... regular meeting of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of ... commitment to the public health of the citizens of ...
... we think, but it is also more treatable than ... and adolescents should be monitored carefully because kidney disease ... its roots in childhood. ,Kidney disease develops silently ... it’s far too late to stop the progressive loss ...
... health risks posed by mercury contaminated fish are enormous ... to be careful about how much// and which fish ... today in a special issue of the international science ... Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant last August ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Parents Should Do Their Homework to Aid Autistic Child's Education 2Health News:Johns Hopkins Medicine Trustees Support Smoking Ban In Public Spaces 2Health News:Kidney Disease In Children: Common but Treatable 2Health News:Methylmercury in Marine Fish Pose Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Elderly Men 2Health News:Methylmercury in Marine Fish Pose Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Elderly Men 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ) is ... PDL BioPharma, Inc. ("PDL" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: ... its fiduciary duties to shareholders or violated the federal ... Company disclosed: "On September 11, 2014, [PDL] was orally ... Young LLP ("EY"), that it was resigning effective September ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Market Research ... Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth ... Hydrochloride industry. The report firstly reviews the ... classification, application and manufacturing technology. The report ... of Oxybutynin Hydrochloride listing their product specification, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  The board of directors ... a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share.  ... 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of ... AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in ... to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of PDL BioPharma, Inc. 2Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 2Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 3Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 4Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 5
... Jan. 28, 2011 Awarepoint Corporation, a privately ... 2010 with 91 hospital sites contracted consisting of ... (RTLS) network coverage in U.S. hospitals and 135,265 ... largest enterprise-wide U.S. hospital client base for RTLS ...
... NATICK, Mass., Jan. 28, 2011 Boston Scientific Corporation ... afternoon, the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of ... against Boston Scientific, Guidant LLC and other entities.  This ... of PRIZM™ 2 and RENEWAL® implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Awarepoint Announces RTLS in Healthcare Leadership with 2010 Results 2Awarepoint Announces RTLS in Healthcare Leadership with 2010 Results 3Awarepoint Announces RTLS in Healthcare Leadership with 2010 Results 4Boston Scientific Responds to DOJ Civil Lawsuit 2Boston Scientific Responds to DOJ Civil Lawsuit 3
Hunt tumor grasping forceps....
Micro 2000 suture forceps light-weight instruments with blue-colored anodized round handles, extremely light weight, well balanced, easy to handle, fatigueless working, easy to maintain, corrosion-re...
Micro dressing forceps....
Round tip, sharp all around, angled....
Medicine Products: