If a child has a food allergy, they are currently told to avoid any traces of that food. That could soon change as a result of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study found that egg allergies could sometimes be reversed by giving small daily doses of egg over time. KQED’s Forum discusses new developments in the prevention and treatment of food allergies.
Original Broadcast: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 — 10:00 AM
Host: Dave Iverson
- Dr. Grace Yu, allergist immunologist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation — Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Stanford University School of Medicine
- Dr. Scott H. Sicherer, chief of the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York
- Mireille Schwartz, founder and CEO of the Bay Area Allergy Advisory Board