Tag: Children and Childhood

A Doctor’s Lifelong Quest to Solve One of Pediatric Medicine’s Greatest Mysteries

For 40 years, Dr. Jane Burns has been working to find the cause of Kawasaki disease, an illness that can lead to aneurysms and heart attacks. Her work has brought together a most unlikely team.

Drug Drastically Reduces Children’s Reactions to Traces of Food Allergens

Xolair cuts the risk of dangerous reactions after exposure to minute amounts of allergens, researchers reported. But children taking it still must avoid risky foods.