Archive for the ‘Developing Allergy’ Category

Preventing the Development of Allergies

This article appeared one year ago. I was interviewed on our local Fox news station about it. I thought that I reviewed the paper for this site. That either didn’t happen, is coded as a secret, exists as a draft, or got lost. I do think that the messages in that article are valuable and […]

January 17, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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Dichlorophenol Exposure and the Development of Allergy

This article appeared in the December issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology  and has gotten a significant amount of attention. I was interviewed by a local radio station about the article. When you interview for a newspaper or for  radio, you are never sure what the end-product will be. The interviewee is […]

December 12, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Tree Nuts/Tree Nuts and Pregnancy: Avoid or not???

Should a mother eat peanuts or tree nuts during pregnancy? Will the avoidance of these foods help decrease the occurrence of peanut sensitization and allergic disease in the child? These are questions that we have struggled with for ages. This is an impossible question to answer definitively. How could you ever set-up an ‘experiment’ in […]

October 10, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Allergy-Problems from a global perspective

The global problem of Allergy I came across a very interesting and powerful editorial that summarized many issues dealing with the worldwide problem of allergy. Allergy is a major health problem-clearly not in everyone and not in the majority of the population. Worldwide allergy affects 10-30% of people. As far as a single chronic clinical […]

February 2, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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The Allergic March- Children who start with Atopic Dermatitis and go on to have Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis

Redefining who goes on the Atopic March Does improvement management of atopic dermatitis influence the appearance of respiratory allergic diseases? A follow-up study. Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2010 8:8 Published June 30, 2010. Authors- G Ricci, A Patrizi, A Giannetti, A Dondi, B Bendandi, and M Masi. Background and purpose of the study Atopic dermatitis […]

July 8, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Animals and Asthma

    Animals and Asthma- to have or to have not?             Photo by Bethany King                                              Children love animals. Parents may or may not love animals but they clearly love their children. Some parents have had the animals longer than they have had their children (surrogates?). So how does the […]

July 16, 2009 · fleickly · 7 Comments
Posted in: Animal Allergy, Asthma, Developing Allergy

Summary and Review of the article “Update on allergies in pregnancy, lactation, and early childhood” by I. Pali-Scholl, H. Renz, and E. Jensen-Jarolim (Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology 2009;123:1012-21).

  One of the most commonly asked questions by young families is how to possibly prevent the development of allergy in the next child. In fact you can see such a question asked on my last post. This is an agonizing question for a pediatric allergist. The specialty of pediatrics and of allergy is very […]

June 28, 2009 · fleickly · No Comments
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