20 Jun '11, 11pm

Allergies in Kids: Hold the Peanut Butter But Pets Are OK: The New York Times cites a recent study in the Clinic...

More children in the US have food allergies than previously thought, says a new study from Pediatrics , the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics . Researchers found that 8 percent of children under 18 years of age, or about 5.9 million children in the US, have food allergies. 38.7 percent of these children had a history of severe reactions and 30.4 percent had multiple food allergies. Peanuts were the most common allergen (in 25.2 percent of the children — in one quarter of kids), followed by milk (21.1 percent) and shellfish (17.2 percent). This means that 1 in 13 children have a food allergy and 2 out of 5 children have a severe food allergy, says lead author Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a pediatrician at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Science Daily . He and other researche...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/health-policy/blog/allergies-...

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