Healthy and allergic twins exhibit distinct faecal microbial profiles, adding weight to idea that the microbiome may play a protective role in food allergies, according to a new study conducted by the University of Chicago and Stanford University,.
A probiotics product consisting of two bacteria strains has shown to be a potential “treatment option” for long-term allergic rhinitis (AR), reported the findings of a four-week randomised controlled trial.
Oral food challenges (OFCs) could help avoid mistreatment and can help avoid new allergies to arising, according to two medically challenging cases of two young boys presented at a scientific meeting last week.
The proliferation of food allergies over the past few decades has
resulted in sweeping changes to the American way of life as
avoidance strategies are increasingly adopted across the nation,
according to a report in Newsweek.
It would be a mistake for governments and industry to misinterpret
the recent progress in food allergen labeling as a final solution:
there is much that yet remains to be done, for the well-being of
both consumers and manufacturers.
Soy-based formulas are often recommended for infants with food
allergies, but a review of past studies suggests they should not be
recommended for the prevention of allergies or food intolerance in
infants at high risk.
As research progesses into the possible health benefits linked to
breast-feeding scientists continue to look at the alternatives
available in infant formulae. New evidence from a Cochrane review
concludes that where exclusive breast-feeding...
Japan's Kirin Group has discovered a lactic acid bacteria with
potent anti-allergy effects that could be used to fight the rising
incidence of allergies, such as hay fever. The research
demonstrates the firm's growing interest...