Updated Oct. 1 – A blood test called “epitope mapping” accurately predicted peanut allergy 93 percent of the time, a… Read more »
New diagnostic tests are being developed that aim to more accurately diagnose a patient’s food allergy. Currently, skin-prick testing and… Read more »
Studies differ on whether to test siblings of kids with food allergy – before introducing an allergenic food.
Allergists say children with asthma shouldn’t be tested for peanut allergy routinely.
These tests enabled young Violet to eat peanuts to keep her reactions at bay.
We’re saddened to report that three young people have died from anaphylactic reactions in the past two months.