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Response to House Dust Mites is Age-Dependent

Neuherberg - In adults with a house dust mite allergy, a cascade of inflammatory signals on the surface of the airways leads ...

Infant gut microbiota linked to milk allergy resolution

Cow’s milk allergy is the most common food allergy in young children, affecting 2-3%. A child may have to live with the ...

Peanut allergy prevention strategy does not impact growth or nutrition

The primary results of the LEAP trial, published in 2015 showed that consumption of peanut from infancy led to an 81 percent relative reduction in subsequent development of the allergy compared to avoiding peanut altogether. Although an effective strategy for the prevention of peanut allergy in high-risk infants, regular peanut consumption from infancy and throughout early childhood could have unexpected consequences for growth and nutrition. ... Full story

Genomics study points to origins of pollen allergens

A joint University of Adelaide-Shanghai Jiao Tong University study has provided the first broad picture of the evolution and possible functions in the plant of pollen allergens. ... Full story

Thumb-sucking and nail-biting children show fewer allergies in later life

Children who suck their thumbs or bite their nails may be less likely to develop allergies, according to a new University of Otago study. ... Full story

New Gene Therapy Protects Against Peanut Allergy

A new gene therapy developed by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine could eventually prevent the life-threatening effects of peanut allergy with just a single dose, according to a new pre-clinical study. ... Full story

Diet high in fibre and vitamin A key to preventing allergies to peanuts and other triggers

Eating a diet rich in fibre can actually shape the immune system to reduce allergies to substances such as peanuts, new research shows. The study, published today, suggests that a simple bowl of bran and some dried apricots in the morning could prevent allergies. It also reveals how the immune system works with the good bacteria in the gut to help protect against life-threatening allergic responses. ... Full story

Pollen allergies have increased among Swedish adults

The prevalence of pollen allergies among adults in Sweden has increased. However, the prevalence of allergies to furred animals, mites or mold has not. These were the results of a new study at Sahlgrenska Academy. ... Full story

Researchers unlock key to real-time hay fever tracking

Researchers from Keele University have found that Twitter could provide a more accurate way of tracking hay fever in the UK than current Met Office pollen counts and NHS data, paving the way for sufferers to be able to access free real-time hay fever information based on their precise location. ... Full story

Peanut allergy prevention strategy does not impact breastfeeding or nutrition, study shows

Introducing peanut-containing foods during infancy as a peanut allergy prevention strategy does not compromise the duration of breastfeeding or affect children’s growth and nutritional intakes, new findings show. The work, carried out by researchers at King’s College London and funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, is published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. ... Full story

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