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Thus far, the most effective strategy for the prevention of food allergy is early introduction of allergenic solids to at-risk infants. Early skin moisturization may have a role in food allergy prevention. There is insufficient evidence for hydrolyzed formula as a means of allergy prevention. Studies on vitamin D, omega 3, and probiotic supplementation; breastfeeding; early infant dietary diversity; and maternal peanut ingestion during pregnancy and breastfeeding are inconsistent.
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Name: Immunology and allergy clinics of North America
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Food processed and manufactured for the nutritional health of children in their first year of life.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.
Systems that provide all or most of the items necessary for maintaining life and health. Provisions are made for the supplying of oxygen, food, water, temperature and pressure control, disposition of carbon dioxide and body waste. The milieu may be a spacecraft, a submarine, or the surface of the moon. In medical care, usually under hospital conditions, LIFE SUPPORT CARE is available. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary)
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Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...