My Daily Dosage Update
After 9 months, my daily peanut allergy treatment dosage is now about equal to 5 peanuts! When I first started in the peanut allergy treatment research study, my daily dosage was so small it looked like a few grains of sand.
FYI, my picture was used for the front cover of the new Arkansas Children's Hospital "conducting Clinical Research" brochure. Since I was also featured in a photo for ACH's 2007 Annual Report, Dad thinks I should start selling autographs to help pay for our travel expenses to AR. Not!
Recent Food Allergy Research Headlines:
National Jewish Launches Study to Understand Food Allergy
Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center are launching a comprehensive study of food allergy in children. Researchers hope the five-year study will help them predict which children will develop allergies and which children will outgrow them. It should also offer insights into what has caused the alarming rise in food allergies and possible ways to prevent or cure them. ... http://www.nationaljewish.org/news/2008/cofar2-study.aspx
Therapeutic Effect of Chinese Herbal Medicine on Food Allergy (FAHF-2)
FYI, the nurses at ACH said the herbal treatment being used in this study at Mount Sinai School of Medicine has actually shown promising results so far. This peanut allergy treatment study is currently recruiting participants according to their web site. http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00602160
By the way, thanks for the concerned e-mails. The reason we haven't updated our Blog much recently is because my Dad has been working long hours on a big project at work for the last few months. Things should be getting back to normal now.