Cow's Milk Allergy Symptoms
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  April 17, 2018  
  Allergy  
  The latest Allergy news from News Medical  
 Cow's Milk Allergy SymptomsCow's Milk Allergy Symptoms
 
Cow’s milk is made up of different components such as milk sugar, proteins (casein and whey), and fat. Because of this, it is highly possible to develop allergies from the formula. Research findings show that 1 out of 50 infants are allergic to cow’s milk; however, the condition is usually outgrown by age three to five years.
 
   Intranasal spray shows promise for peanut allergy suppressionIntranasal spray shows promise for peanut allergy suppression
 
A vaccine delivered in the form of an ultrafine nasal spray has been shown to protect against allergy symptoms peanut sensitive mice.
 
   Many parents still hesitate to try early peanut introduction, survey findsMany parents still hesitate to try early peanut introduction, survey finds
 
In January 2017 guidelines were released urging parents to begin early introduction of peanut-containing foods to reduce the risk of peanut allergy. A new study shows those who are aware of the guidelines are still hesitant to put them into place and not everyone has heard of them.
 
 Survey of school nurses underscores dire need to develop more feasible food allergy policies
 
Survey of school nurses underscores dire need to develop more feasible food allergy policiesNearly all school nurses participating in a national survey (96 percent) reported that staff at their school received training on handling severe allergic reactions to food. Over 80 percent asserted that their school had an emergency epinephrine auto-injector on hand to stop a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.
 
 
 Atlas Award-winning study calls for more support to fight allergy epidemic in Africa
 
Atlas Award-winning study calls for more support to fight allergy epidemic in AfricaAllergies are on the rise in Africa, but with too few specialists to treat them, and a parallel increase in immune deficiency diseases, the situation is worse than we thought.
 
 
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 New award will help research into immune system differences that trigger food allergies
 
New award will help research into immune system differences that trigger food allergiesAdora A. Lin, M.D., Ph.D., an attending physician in Children's department of Allergy and Immunology, was awarded $240,000 to improve understanding of how children's immune systems tolerate or react to certain food allergens--sometimes triggering a cascade of side effects that can be fatal.