Children with peanut allergies

Doctor leading study to desensitize food allergies
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Dr. Susan Waserman of McMaster is leading a study that exposes children with a food allergy to the food that triggers their allergic reaction. Dr. Waserman was featured on the Feb 27 episode of the CBC’s The Nature of Things to talk about her work as an allergist. The frequency of food allergies in North […]

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Safety tattoos, bands warn of kids’ deadly allergies
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In a child allergic to peanuts, one taste of peanut butter could cause a deadly reaction. So parents are coming up with temporary tattoos and other ways to help protect kids with severe food allergies. Parents whose kids have severe food allergies know they can’t be too careful — in a child allergic to peanuts, […]

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Peanuts cause most severe food allergy reactions in children
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Raise your hand if you like peanut butter. Most of us raise our hands, but some are forced to keep theirs down.  They a€™re allergic. Food allergies affect nearly 10 percent of children younger than age 4, and the peanut allergy causes the most severe reactions. Exposure to even trace quantities of peanuts can lead […]

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New Treatment For Children with Peanut Allergies
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A new treatment Is helping children and adults who have an allergy to peanuts. Many times when someone has a food allergy, they live in fear they could be exposed and have a reaction. This treatment helps alleviate the fear and lessen the allergy. Samantha, aged 13 and her family are very careful to avoid […]

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