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Parents concerned about egg allergy in infants may want to offer eggs sooner rather than later, say researchers in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Guidelines have traditionally advised parents to withhold eggs until 12 months of age or later. But in a study of more than 2,500 Australian infants recruited from the general population, researchers found that infants given eggs after 12 months of age were three times more likely to have challenge-proven egg allergy at 14 to 18 months than those introduced at 4 to 6 months of age.
Chinese herbal remedies have long been touted as an effective treatment for a variety of problems, including food allergies. Recently, researchers sought to discover whether theres any truth to these claims and they used an herbal formula on food-allergic micewith promising results.