Food Allergy Research

Report from AAAAI: Recent Findings in Peanut Immunotherapy

In our final report from the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, we summarize some of the conference’s wide-ranging findings on peanut immunotherapy research, from the laboratory benchtop to clinical trials. The four studies below are among more than 100 talks, posters and sessions on peanut allergy presented at AAAAI… Continue reading Report from AAAAI: Recent Findings in Peanut Immunotherapy

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Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Spring 17 Magazine

One of the benefits of becoming a FARE member is the discount you receive on Allergic Living. With the deadline for the popular magazine’s Spring 17 edition quickly approaching – the subscription list closes February 27 – editor Gwen Smith gives FARE’s followers a sneak peek into what’s in store in the new magazine. Baby… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Spring 17 Magazine

Webinars

Webinar Recording and Recap: Early Peanut Introduction: Recent Findings, Latest Guidelines, Q&A

Pre-recorded in January 2017, the webinar Early Peanut Introduction: Recent Findings, Latest Guidelines, Q&A is presented by Maria Acebal and James Baker, MD. Ms. Acebal is a member of the FARE Board of Directors and the Allergy and Immunology subcommittee of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Advisory Council. A food allergy… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Early Peanut Introduction: Recent Findings, Latest Guidelines, Q&A

Food Allergy Research

New NIAID Guidelines Recommend Peanut-Containing Foods for Infants to Prevent Peanut Allergy

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has issued clinical guidelines recommending introduction of peanut-containing foods during infancy to limit the risk of developing peanut allergy. Published Jan. 5, 2017 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the new NIAID Addendum Guidelines for the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in the United States… Continue reading New NIAID Guidelines Recommend Peanut-Containing Foods for Infants to Prevent Peanut Allergy

Food Allergy Research

In Siblings, Peanut Tolerance Is Predicted by Negative Test Results Prior to Introduction

Younger brothers and sisters of peanut-allergic children are at higher risk for peanut sensitivity than children in general. However, a Canadian study published in the June 2016 issue of Allergy found that siblings whose peanut allergy tests were negative prior to introduction did not have an allergic response when they ate peanut for the first… Continue reading In Siblings, Peanut Tolerance Is Predicted by Negative Test Results Prior to Introduction

FARE News

Find New Comedic Material – Food Allergies Are No Joke

Comedians are known for pushing the limit in their material; at times it seems like no one is immune from being the butt of their punch lines. Last week on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, comedian Ricky Gervais obtusely joked about airplane passengers with nut allergies. FARE condemns the remarks made by Gervais, which… Continue reading Find New Comedic Material – Food Allergies Are No Joke

Holidays

Cheers to Dave Ryan: Baker, Advocate, and Food Allergy Dad

By: Christina West, leader of the Food Allergy Community of Western Springs Area Thanks for the opportunity to recognize my husband, Dave Ryan, for all the amazing work he does on behalf of our family and the food-allergic community. Our daughter Audra has multiple life-threatening food allergies. We both work outside the home, but Dave has… Continue reading Cheers to Dave Ryan: Baker, Advocate, and Food Allergy Dad