• Food allergy
  • Eczema
  • Allergic rhinitis (hayfever)
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Urticaria (hives)
  • Drug allergy (including penicillin allergy)
  • Insect sting allergy
  • Immunotherapy (desensitisation)

19 April 2016

Why should you introduce peanut to your baby before the age of 12 months?

Here is an excellent one-minute video summarising the key points from the landmark 2015 NEJM LEAP trial.

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19 March 2016

4 key points from the updated 2016 ASCIA Infant Feeding Advice and Guidelines for Allergy Prevention in Infants:

1) Introduce peanut before 12 months – There is evidence that early introduction of peanut before the first birthday...

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18 February 2016

Australian-born children with Asian mothers have higher rates of nut allergy than Asian-born children who migrate to Australia.

This suggests that, while the Asian environment appears to be protective against food allergy, Australian-born Asian children are at...

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