New research is changing the way doctors think about early exposure to potential allergens
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For decades, pediatricians and other health experts argued that parents should delay a child’s exposure to so-called allergenic foods such as peanuts, eggs, wheat and cow’s milk. But in recent years that belief has changed and now r...
Two new studies expand on last year's LEAP study which showed that early introduction of peanuts in infants at high risk for allergy can prevent peanut allergy. ACAAI expert available to comment.
Researchers now have ‘moderate’ certainty that infants should be given potential allergens from four months to help prevent severe reactions In the 1970s, when we were in school, food allergies were rare. But Australian children now...
Two new studies provide further support that very early exposure to peanuts and some other foods could prevent food allergies.