Tag: Food Allergy

Search Still on for Convenient Peanut-allergy Pill

The new peanut-allergy treatment Palforzia has been slow to gain acceptance, due to both its price and its inconvenient treatment regimen. Meanwhile, two other peanut-allergy medications are in the development stages.

Why are Food Allergies on the Rise?

Researchers estimate that 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million children, according to Food Allergy Research and Education. This translates to one in 13 children. About 40% of children with food allergies are …

The Big 8 Food Allergens

[Editor’s Note 1/13/2022: Please see our updated list that includes sesame here: The Big 9 Food Allergens] More than 170 foods have been reported to cause allergic reactions, but eight major food allergens, also known …