He's an investigator with the Center for Food Allergy
and Asthma Research.
"It's very complicated to look at all of the microbes in the gut and make sense of what they may be doing in food allergy
, but by using computational approaches, we were able to narrow in on a specific group of microbes that are associated with a protective effect," said co-first author Georg Gerber, MD, PhD, MPH, co-director of the Massachusetts Host-Microbiome Center and chief of the Division of Computational Pathology in the Department of Pathology at the Brigham.
"The loss of these bacteria acts as a switch that makes children susceptible to food allergy
," the recent study suggests.
The results showed that even mild AD linked with an increased prevalence of food allergy
when it appeared early and persisted, but more severe AD with this onset and recurrence pattern led to an even greater prevalence of food allergy
, said Dr.
What is a food allergy
? FARE notes that food allergies are a medical condition in which exposure to certain foods triggers harmful responses from the immune system.
- US-based diagnostic company AllerGenis, LLC has inked a partnership agreement with Mount Sinai Health System to develop and commercialise technology for improved food allergy
detection and patient management, the company said.
It's really important to speak to you vet if you are worried about a food allergy
as often we need to treat these infections first.
Previously, Bunning founded the Food Allergy
Project, which supported vital research initiatives at leading institutions and later merged with the Food Allergy
Initiative, one of FARE's predecessor organizations, as well as received the FARE Vision Award for the exceptional actions in finding a cure for food allergies.
The correlation between food allergy
, respiratory allergy, and skin allergy and ASD was examined for children aged 3 to 17 years.
Eating has always been a simple task for most people but becomes scary and painful for the food allergy
"This is a recipe for developing food allergy
," said the author of the study, Professor Joan Cook-Mills, a professor of allergy-immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.