Recent AllerGen research leveraging CHILD Study data sheds light on the link between a mom’s psychological wellbeing and the immune health of her newborn. AllerGen HQP Liane Kang wants you to know more about this discovery, which emerged from research …

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New findings from AllerGen’s CHILD Study show that exclusive breastfeeding during the first few days of life is positively associated with longer-term breastfeeding, while in-hospital formula use is associated with breastfeeding for a significantly shorter duration. Dr. Meghan Azad led …

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An article in MD Magazine will help physicians use CHILD Study research on breastfeeding to provide better patient care. The article highlights the finding, published in Journal of Pediatrics in November 2017, that direct breastfeeding in the first three months …

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A new Canadian study sheds light on drug-induced anaphylaxis—an unpredictable and potentially fatal allergic reaction to medications, about which surprisingly little is known. The findings, published in the open-access journal Immunity, Inflammation and Disease, reveal that drug-induced anaphylaxis (DIA) represents …

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In a new study analyzing data from babies in rural Ecuador, CHILD Study researchers have confirmed their 2015 discovery that early life gut microbes play a critical role in protecting children against asthma. The new research, published in the Journal …

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A salivary protein called “Calcium-binding protein spermatid-specific 1,” or CABS1, has the potential to be a reliable, accurate marker of stress. AllerGen HQP Eduardo Reyes-Serratos wants you to know more about this discovery, which emerged from research he participated in …

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At least a third of reactions in children with food-induced anaphylaxis to a known allergen occur under adult supervision, according to new research led by AllerGen researchers using data from AllerGen’s nationwide Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis REgistry (C-CARE). The study, published in …

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A new study leveraging CHILD Study data shows that the family risk for asthma—typically passed from moms to babies—may not be a result of genetics alone: it may also involve the microbes found in a baby’s digestive tract. AllerGen investigator …

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A press release issued by The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) highlights new findings from AllerGen’s CHILD Study that will help doctors better predict which children will develop asthma and allergies. Analyzing data from more than 2,300 children …

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Infants born to mothers experiencing distress may be at a higher risk of developing allergic disease, according to new findings published online in Brain, Behavior and Immunity. The study analyzed data from 403 infants and their mothers participating in AllerGen’s …

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