Food Allergy Research

Despite Higher Risk, Milk Oral Immunotherapy Successful for Patients with Asthma

Individuals with both asthma and food allergies are at heightened risk for severe reactions and fatal anaphylaxis. For that reason, milk-allergic patients with asthma are often excluded from clinical trials for milk oral immunotherapy (MOIT), a treatment course which aims to desensitize patients to milk. A recent study from researchers at the Assaf Harofeh Medical… Continue reading Despite Higher Risk, Milk Oral Immunotherapy Successful for Patients with Asthma

Food Allergy Research

Winter Birth Increases Food Allergy Risk in Inner-city Asthmatic Children

Inner-city asthmatic children who were born in the winter (December, January and February) are more likely to be sensitized to egg, peanut or soy allergens than their counterparts who are born in other seasons, according to a recently published study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. A multi-center research team, led by J. Andrew… Continue reading Winter Birth Increases Food Allergy Risk in Inner-city Asthmatic Children