Children whose mothers had high exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing asthma, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Allergies can cause many ear, nose, and throat symptoms in children, but allergies can be difficult to separate from other causes. Here are some clues that allergy may be affecting your child.
Finding out what you are allergic to is an important first step to effectively manage your allergic condition. Allergy tests are convenient and accurate. When combined with a detailed medical history, allergy testing can help find the specific cause of your allergic reactions.
Unlike peanuts or seafood, allergies to egg and milk are often outgrown. But new research presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) sheds even more light on food allergy outcomes, suggesting that children who have more severe atopic dermatitis, or eczema, are less likely to outgrow their milk or egg allergy.
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin have raised questions about whether differences in lung defects could be linked to gender in a study presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).
If you are the first born in your family, you may be more likely to suffer from particular allergic conditions, according to new research presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).
Paul Ehrlich, MD, and Larry Chiaramonte, MD, are the authors of Asthma, Allergies, Children: A Parent’s Guide. Here are their answers to some of the most common questions they hear from parents asking about the problems that plague their children:
Young people who are overexposed to antibacterial soaps containing triclosan may have more allergies, and exposure to higher levels of Bisphenol A among adults may negatively influence the immune system.