I have been putting together resources for different uncommon allergens, so have been reading a lot more articles and research papers than usual, so there is a lot to look at below.
This is what I found this month, I hope you find something that interests you!
Alpha-gal syndrome: challenges to understanding sensitization and clinical reactions to alpha-gal. Alpha-gal syndrome can develop after a bite from a lone star tick, it causes an allergy to red meat. It is becoming better understood.
New insights into food protein-induced enterocolitis in children. FPIES is sometimes referred to as a delayed food allergy, if you want to find out more check out this website, https://www.fpiesuk.org/
Shock in a Newborn: A Rare Cause. In this case a diagnosis of FPIES was made.
Safety of a GFD in Pregnant Women Without Celiac Disease: Investigating Ingrained Habits. GFD = gluten free diet.
Fish Allergy: Fishing for Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Options. Want to read more resources about fish allergies? Click here.
Update on pollen-food allergy syndrome. Also known as Oral Allergy Syndrome.
Let me know if you found any of these interesting or useful.
Couldn’t find anything that interested you? Try the previous months Articles of Interest