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Food allergy may be underdiagnosed in children on Medicaid

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Food allergy may be underdiagnosed in children on Medicaid Food allergy may be underdiagnosed in children on Medicaid Credit: CC0 Public Domain Prevalence of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children across the U.S. was substantially lower (0.6 percent), compared to previous national estimates using parent surveys (7.6 percent) and reports of …

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    Researcher discovers peanut allergy mechanism in the intestines

    Researcher discovers peanut allergy mechanism in the intestines 6

    Credit: Pexels Peanut allergens cross a model of the gut lining, causing it to leak, new research by Dr. Dwan Price from Deakin University in Victoria has revealed. The allergens hijack the transport mechanisms of cells in the intestine, disrupting the bonds that hold the gut lining together, making it …

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      Rates of child allergy to antibiotics lower than believed

      Rates of child allergy to antibiotics lower than believed 7

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain Eight in 10 children who reported being allergic to common classes of antibiotics used to treat respiratory, skin and intestinal infections were not truly allergic to it, a new study shows. The research, led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and published in Pediatrics, found …

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