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PRENATAL FISH OIL DOES NOT REDUCE IGE-ASSOCIATED ALLERGIES IN CHILDREN

FCAAIA Notes: About 4 years ago, I posted an abstract indicating that giving infant’s fish oil did not decrease their incidence of allergic disease (“Fish Oil Does Not Prevent Early Allergies in Infants). In this study, the children of women … Continue reading

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GUIDELINES DESCRIBE USE OF PROBIOTICS IN PREVENTING ALLERGIC DISEASES

FCAAIA Notes: The best data on probiotics and allergic disease probably apply to atopic dermatitis and food allergy in infancy.  Unfortunately, while there are some studies indicating some benefits, none have been so conclusive that it is a recommendation we … Continue reading

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‘HYPOALLERGENIC’ LABELS MAY NOT BE ACCURATE

FCAAIA Notes: “Hypoallergenic.”  What does it mean?  As shown in this article, not much. The Food and Drug Administration has never defined it, so any company may use it in any manner it chooses. Therefore, it appears the label often … Continue reading

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UNCONTROLLED ASTHMA LINKED WITH NEGATIVE ICS BELIEFS IN URBAN COHORT

FCAAIA Notes: There is so much research regarding the safety of asthma medications and the risks of poorly controlled asthma that it never fails to amaze me that some patients are still more afraid of the treatment than the disease. … Continue reading

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