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05/16/2013
...Kingdom looked at the influence of birth season on allergic outcomes. They also found a link, but their results were different. This team looked at children under 18 years from the Isle of Wight. They compared their birth season, several other factors, and allergic outcomes. They found that children born in fall had an increased risk of eczema compared to children born in spring. They further linked the risk to genetic factors that happen after...
02/17/2011
...which may make swallowing more difficult. Patients with dysphagia may experience pain in the throat or chest, heartburn, regurgitation or the feeling that they have something stuck in their throat or chest. Aspiration: Both GERD and dysphagia are risk factors for aspiration, where foreign substances (food, liquid and/or stomach contents) are inhaled into the lungs. GERD can cause stomach contents to flow back into the esophagus and dysphagia can cause food and/or liquid to remain...
Multiple Food Allergies
08/01/2017
Multiple food allergies can make life challenging for you and your child. Meals at home, dining out, and meeting nutritional needs can become obstacles. Learn more about multiple food allergies and how Neocate can...
Cow Milk Allergy
​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can...
03/26/2015
...later in life. Did you know, food allergies that are outgrown may even resurface later in life. It would be great if food allergies were like a Houdini act and we could make them disappear! Sometimes food allergies are a guessing game, but we know of a number of factors that we think influence food allergy longevity and when a child outgrows them. Here are just a few standouts. Influencing factors The Food Culprits There...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
09/25/2017
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome is also called ​FPIES – pronounced like the letter “f” followed by the word “pies.” If you’ve never heard of it, allow us to help! FPIES is an allergic reaction to food in the digestive tract. Learn more about FPIES and how Neocate can...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
06/08/2017
...wheezing or coughing, or the life-threatening reaction called anaphylactic shock. As you likely know, diagnosis of food allergies is not an easy process. Experts at the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute in New York recommend that diagnosis of food allergies include careful interpretation of a variety of factors. These include physical examination, skin test or RASTs, detailed patient history, and oral food challenges or elimination diets. This extensive testing and variable results are just a few...
   
 
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