Category Archive: Division of Allergy and Immunology

May 02 2017

Getting Into a California State of Mind: PAS Meeting Preview

If you’re eager to learn and a creator of change — which pretty much covers everyone here at the Research Institute — then you’ll want to know about what’s happening at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (PAS), the largest international meeting focusing on research in child health.

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Nov 11 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Vaccine Safety, Emotions and Driving, Concussion Discussions, Surgical Excellence Award

It has been a whirlwind week for most Americans, so if you need to break away from political news to catch up with your science news, you’ve come to the right place.

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Sep 20 2016

Do Food Allergies Increase the Risk of Asthma? Key Questions From a New Study

Most of us know that unlucky kid — and some of us were that unlucky kid — who was stuck with more allergies than the rest of the class, from peanuts and eggs to asthma and hay fever. Is it a coincidence that often the kid carrying an inhaler might also be carrying an EpiPen?

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Aug 26 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Allergies and Asthma, Arthritis, and Immunology of Inflammation

This week’s highlights are an alliterative array to close out the month of August, with a study linking asthma with other allergies and news on progress against arthritis in kids. Plus, an immunology discovery could lead to treatments for inflammatory disorders.

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Jul 13 2016

How Warts Could Reveal the Immune System’s Tiny Flaws and Functions

Medical students have a classic rule of thumb on the subject of choosing their specialty: If you’re undecided between obstetrics and pediatrics, the moment of truth will happen right after you deliver a baby for the first time. In that exhilarating moment of helping a mother welcome a new life, do you want to stay as the obstetrician at the mom’s bedside, or do you want to follow the baby?

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/warts-reveal-immune-systems-tiny-flaws-functions/

Dec 15 2015

Blood Test Screening for Food Allergy Has Limited Use in Infant Eczema

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia wanted to determine how common it is for clinicians to actually see food allergies occur in patients with eczema by performing a blood test during infancy.

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