Children with pre-existing allergies should be screened for eosinophilic esophagitis
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  July 17, 2018  
  Allergy  
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 Children with pre-existing allergies should be screened for eosinophilic esophagitisChildren with pre-existing allergies should be screened for eosinophilic esophagitis
 
Children with known skin, food and respiratory allergies should be screened for an emerging, chronic food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis, a painful inflammation of the esophagus, the food tube between the mouth and stomach.
 
   New approach to cultivate hypoallergenic tomato and strawberry varietiesNew approach to cultivate hypoallergenic tomato and strawberry varieties
 
The incidence of food allergies has increased in recent decades: It affects three to four percent of the adult population and five percent of children.
 
   Infants have less severe food-induced anaphylaxis unlike older childrenInfants have less severe food-induced anaphylaxis unlike older children
 
Symptoms of food-induced anaphylaxis in infants are much less severe than in toddlers and older children, according to a study from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
 
 Study: Allergen in red meat linked to plaque buildup in arteries of the heart
 
Study: Allergen in red meat linked to plaque buildup in arteries of the heartA team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque in the arteries of the heart.
 
 
 Study reveals new risk genes for allergic rhinitis
 
Study reveals new risk genes for allergic rhinitisAn international team of scientists led by Helmholtz Zentrum München and University of Copenhagen has presented the largest study so far on allergic rhinitis in the journal 'Nature Genetics'.
 
 
 New analysis reveals link between fast food consumption and increased risk of allergic diseases
 
New analysis reveals link between fast food consumption and increased risk of allergic diseasesA new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis.