Affiliation: University of Southampton
- Anaphylaxis to foodsGraham Roberts
David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight and Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:543-8. 2007..Managing children and teenagers with anaphylaxis is challenging due to the lack of available evidence that specific addresses these issue. The available evidence is presented and discussed...
- Assessment of the potential impact of a reminder system on the reduction of diagnostic errors: a quasi-experimental studyPadmanabhan Ramnarayan
Children s Acute Transport Service CATS, 44B Bedford Row, London, WC1H 4LL, UK
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:22. 2006....
- Birth order modifies the effect of IL13 gene polymorphisms on serum IgE at age 10 and skin prick test at ages 4, 10 and 18: a prospective birth cohort studyIkechukwu U Ogbuanu
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 6:6. 2010..Birth order has been identified as a risk factor for atopy and evidence for some candidate genes has been accumulated; however no study has yet assessed a birth order-gene interaction...
- Impairment in quality of life is directly related to the level of allergen exposure and allergic airway inflammationG Roberts
Academic Child Health, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Clin Exp Allergy 35:1295-300. 2005..Allergic disease has been shown to impair health-related quality of life (HRQL). The relationship between HRQL and either allergen exposure or allergic inflammation has not been previously assessed...
- Prevalence of latex allergy in the community at age 7 yearsG Roberts
Paediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Imperial College at St Mary s, London, UK
Clin Exp Allergy 35:299-300. 2005..The actual prevalence of latex allergy in the general United Kingdom population is unclear...
- Grass pollen immunotherapy as an effective therapy for childhood seasonal allergic asthmaGraham Roberts
University Child Health, University of Southampton, Hants, UK
J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:263-8. 2006..Few studies have investigated the use of specific immunotherapy (SIT) for childhood seasonal allergic asthma...
- Diagnosing peanut allergy with skin prick and specific IgE testingGraham Roberts
Paediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Imperial College at St. Mary's, St. Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:1291-6. 2005....
- Are exhaled nitric oxide measurements using the portable NIOX MINO repeatable?Anna Selby
School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Respir Res 11:43. 2010..This study aimed to assess the reproducibility of the NIOX MINO measurements across age, sex and lung function for both absolute and categorical exhaled nitric oxide values in two distinct groups of children and teenagers...
- The role of the airway epithelium and its interaction with environmental factors in asthma pathogenesisStephen T Holgate
Infection, Inflammation and Immunity Division, School of Medicine, Southampton University, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO166YD, UK
Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:655-9. 2009..Viewing asthma primarily as an epithelial disease with adoption of a chronic wound scenario also provides a route to airway wall remodeling and the varying asthma phenotypes over the life course...
- Longitudinal study of grass pollen exposure, symptoms, and exhaled nitric oxide in childhood seasonal allergic asthmaG Roberts
Paediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Imperial College of St Mary's, London, UK
Thorax 59:752-6. 2004..It may be clinically more useful to compare exhaled NO values with a subject's previous values than to compare them with a population based normal range...
- Relationship between aeroallergen and food allergen sensitization in childhoodG Roberts
Paediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Imperial College at St Mary's, London, UK
Clin Exp Allergy 35:933-40. 2005..There are strong associations between sensitization within allergen groups as well as between allergen groups. Further studies are required to observe whether similar associations are seen with clinical allergy to these allergens...
- Management of nut allergy influences quality of life and anxiety in children and their mothersAmanda J Cummings
Infection Inflammation and Immunity, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:586-94. 2010..Prescribing auto-injectors is associated with reduced anxiety for food allergic children and their mothers, but is not associated with improved adherence with medical management or reduced risk-taking behavior...
- Health experiences of adolescents with uncontrolled severe asthmaKate Edgecombe
School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Arch Dis Child 95:985-91. 2010..Many adolescents with asthma experience continued symptoms and impaired quality of life despite modern therapy. This study sought to understand their experience and to use this understanding to improve their clinical management...
- The effect of parental allergy on childhood allergic diseases depends on the sex of the childS Hasan Arshad
David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:427-34.e6. 2012..The parent-of-origin effect is important in understanding the genetic basis of childhood allergic diseases and improving our ability to identify high-risk children...
- Practices in the prescription of adrenaline autoinjectorsMark J Johnson
NIHR Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle Biomedical Research Unit, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:124-7. 2012..We aimed to survey the practice in this area and look at the differences between paediatric allergists and general paediatricians, the factors influencing prescription and implementation of current guidelines...
- Food allergy and asthma--what is the link?Graham Roberts
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, E1 1BB, London, UK
Paediatr Respir Rev 4:205-12. 2003..The co-existence of food allergy should be considered in any child with asthma. Where food allergy is confirmed, steps should be taken to avoid these foods as this may considerably improve asthma control...
- The relationship between maternal adiposity and infant weight gain, and childhood wheeze and atopyKatharine C Pike
Clinical and Experimental Sciences Academic Unit, University of Southampton Faculty of Medicine, Southampton, UK
Thorax 68:372-9. 2013..We investigated the relationships of maternal body mass index (BMI) and fat mass with childhood wheeze, and examined the influences of infant weight gain and childhood obesity...
- What factors affect the carriage of epinephrine auto-injectors by teenagers?Clare Macadam
Academic Unit of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Clin Transl Allergy 2:3. 2012..abstract:..
- Lupin allergy in peanut-allergic children and teenagersJ Shaw
University Child Health, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Allergy 63:370-3. 2008..Lupin has now been introduced into food production in the UK. There is a concern that, on account of cross-reactivity, peanut-allergic children are at high risk for lupin allergy...
- The diagnosis of IgE-mediated food allergy in childhoodG Du Toit
MRC and Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, King s College London, London, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:309-19. 2009..This clinical case series seeks to highlight a contemporary approach to the diagnosis of food allergy in children strategies...
- Bronchial challenges with aerosolized food in asthmatic, food-allergic childrenG Roberts
Paediatric Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's, London, UK
Allergy 57:713-7. 2002..For these children, dietary avoidance alone may not be sufficient and further environmental measures may be required to limit exposure to aerosolized food...
- Intravenous salbutamol bolus compared with an aminophylline infusion in children with severe asthma: a randomised controlled trialG Roberts
Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
Thorax 58:306-10. 2003..A single bolus of salbutamol was compared with a continuous aminophylline infusion in children with severe asthma in a randomised double blind study...
- Influence of a multidisciplinary paediatric allergy clinic on parental knowledge and rate of subsequent allergic reactionsS Kapoor
Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology, St Mary's Hospital, London, UK
Allergy 59:185-91. 2004..Young children with egg, milk or multiple food allergies were at greatest risk of further reactions...
- Dietary habits and dental health over the first 18 months of lifeM Habibian
Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, London, UK
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:239-46. 2001..The partial correlation showed that positive relation between mean daily eating/drinking episodes and plaque was not influenced by tooth brushing...
- Food allergy as a risk factor for life-threatening asthma in childhood: a case-controlled studyGraham Roberts
Department of Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology, St Mary's Hospital, London
J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:168-74. 2003..More intensive management of this high-risk group of children might help to reduce future morbidity and mortality...
- Incidence of parentally reported and clinically diagnosed food hypersensitivity in the first year of lifeCarina Venter
David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, St Mary's Hospital, Newport, United Kingdom
J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1118-24. 2006..CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: In the first year of life, the rate of parentally perceived food hypersensitivity is considerably higher than objectively assessed food hypersensitivity...
- Relevance of inhalational exposure to food allergensGraham Roberts
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:211-5. 2003..The similar pathophysiology of allergic and occupational asthma and the ability of inhaled food allergens to cause the latter raises the question as to whether aerosolized food could play a role in the pathogenesis of childhood asthma...
- Development of a quality-of-life assessment for the allergic child or teenager with multisystem allergic diseaseGraham Roberts
Pediatric Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's, London, United Kingdom
J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:491-7. 2003....
- Food challenges: a review and auditTina Torr
Asthma and Immunology Department, St Mary's Hospital, London
Paediatr Nurs 14:30-4. 2002
- Relationships between dietary behaviours, oral hygiene and mutans streptococci in dental plaque of a group of infants in southern EnglandMina Habibian
Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, 925 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0641, USA
Arch Oral Biol 47:491-8. 2002....