Category Archives: CAN – Children’s Allergy Network

Antibiotics and Allergies

The focus of the £10m Longitude prize was announced this week, the focus will be tackling antibiotics resistance, you can read more about it here. Coincidentally we finished a survey in our research group for Children’s Allergy Network where we looked … Continue reading

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Milk Alternatives – Camel Milk

Just when I think the list of milk alternatives for dairy allergic children is complete I read this on the BBC website.  Camel Milk – yum yum! Obviously the BBC article isn’t suggesting camel milk as an alternative to the … Continue reading

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CAN Research Group – Oral Allergy Syndrome

Christmas is truly over and I have been back to work in the CAN Research Group, this months topic is Oral Allergy Syndrome. Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS) is also known as Pollen Food Syndrome (PFS). We are looking to see … Continue reading

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Can we avoid having an allergic child?

There is no tried and tested method to ensure that a child is born without allergies, or to prevent them developing them later on. It’s heartbreaking to find out your baby has severe food allergies and I think most parents … Continue reading

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CAN Research Group – Influenza Vaccination and Allergy Links

Last month the CAN Research Group looked into possible links between being vaccinated in pregnancy and the development of food allergies.  Here is a brief summary of what we found. “We received 33 completed surveys which described 33 mothers and … Continue reading

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Common Misconceptions about Allergy Children

I don’t know about other allergy parents, but we have had to deal with a lot of misconceptions with regards to allergies over the last 4 years from people who really don’t know what they are talking about where allergies … Continue reading

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Influenza Vaccinations and Allergy Links

After a discussion on the CAN Facebook Group (Children’s Allergy Network), we decided to look further into any possible links between mothers who were vaccinated against influenza during pregnancy and their children’s allergies. If you are a mother and are … Continue reading

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