Tag Archive: food allergy

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?

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/food-allergies-increase-risk-asthma-key-questions-new-study/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-allergies-asthma-arthritis-immunology-inflammation/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/blood-test-screening-for-food-allergy-has-limited-use-in-infant-eczema/

Jul 23 2015

Clinical Network Aims to Advance Food Allergy Research

Food Allergy Research & Education, a leading advocacy organization, launched the FARE Clinical Network on June 29 and named CHOP as one of its 22 centers for excellence.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/clinical-network-aims-to-advance-food-allergy-research/

May 20 2015

Pilot Grant to Support Genetic Eosinophilic Esophagitis Investigation

CHOP’s Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD, recently received a two-year, $140,000 grant to study the genetic underpinnings of the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/pilot-grant-to-support-genetic-eosinophilic-esophagitis-investigation/