Infants at high risk of developing food allergies should be offered common allergenic foods at around age six months – but not before four months, according to new Canadian Paediatric Society guidelines.
Nearly half of adults with a food allergy developed it during adulthood, researchers say.
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Infants who are given antacids like Zantac or Pepcid are more likely to develop childhood allergies, perhaps because these drugs may alter their gut bacteria, a new large study suggests.
High levels of sugar consumption during pregnancy doubled the chances of a child developing allergic asthma, the study of almost 9,000 mother-child pairs showed. Allergy risk was increased by up to 73 per cent, but no link was found between sugar exposure in the womb and rates of eczema or hay fever. The team compared […]
MOTHERS-to-be with too much of a sweet tooth may increase the risk of asthma and allergies in their children, research suggests. Daily Express :: Health Feed
FOOD allergies and intolerances seem very common, but new research finds the number of people diagnosed is few, and the most common type is not what you’d think. Daily Express :: Health Feed
People with serious food allergies want others to stop faking allergies in restaurants. They worry the tall tales may compel kitchen staff to stop taking any claim seriously. CBC | Health News