EOSINOPHILIC ESOPHAGITIS AND FOOD ALLERGY

Eosinophils, a type of white blood cell, are an important part of the immune system.  A high number of eosinophils in the blood are commonly seen in eosiniophilic esophagitis (EoE) and varying other conditions, such as parasite infection, food, drug allergy and asthma...

POSTPONING ALLERGY CONDITIONS IN NEWBORNS

Mary, a 28-year old school teacher with a long-term history of hay fever and atopic dermatitis is currently eight months pregnant.  Her husband has also suffered from asthma since childhood.  These parents are wondering if there is any way to delay or even prevent...

SEAFOOD ALLERGY

Seafood allergy generally develops in late childhood and is usually long.  Raw fish tends to be more allergenic than cooked fish.  Occasionally, cooking with intense heat can partially or completely destroy the triggering allergen.  This may explain why some patients...
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