It's estimated 20 million Americans suffer from dust mite allergies. The good news is that there's an easy and cost-effective way to reduce dust mites.
Babies at increased risk for peanut allergy should have peanut-containing foods added to their diets as early as 4 months of age, new U.S. guidelines suggest.
If your kid's nail-biting or thumb-sucking habit drives you nuts, you'll be happy to hear that a new study suggests those habits may have a health benefit.
A treatment for peanut allergies may work better if it's given to children earlier, even as young as 9 months, before the body's "allergic program" fully matures, new research suggests.
Gluten sensitivity appears to be a real medical problem and not a figment of the popular imagination conjured up by the gluten-free craze, a new study contends.
A relatively rare abnormality in the makeup of germs in an infant's gut may triple the risk for allergies and asthma in childhood, new research warns.