Appointment New Patient Appointment or 214-645-8300

MedBlog

Search Results

Results: Articles

Pediatrics

Growing up gluten-free: The best treatment for kids with celiac disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that typically shows up early in childhood. Michele Alkalay, M.D., founder and director of UT Southwestern's Pediatric Celiac Disease Program, explains how her team works with children and families to adjust to live a healthy, gluten-free life.

Digestive; Pediatrics

Picky eater or something more serious? Kids and EoE

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a newly recognized chronic inflammatory condition that causes vomiting and trouble swallowing in children. Christopher Parrish, M.D., discusses diagnosis and treatment of EoE in this week's MedBlog.

Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

Pet ownership may be a good way to boost your baby's health

Can pet ownership help boost a baby’s respiratory health? In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters, discover how your furry friends may help lower a child’s risk of allergies and asthma.

COVID; Pediatrics

Back to school during COVID-19: Safety advice from 3 doctors

Texas families are faced with difficult choices as the school year approaches and COVID-19 continues to spread. Three pediatric specialists provide sound safety information to help you make the best choices and checklists to help you prepare.

Diet and Nutrition; Digestive; Pediatrics

Kids’ food allergies can affect the GI tract: Symptoms parents should know

Pediatric food allergies are rising in the U.S., and so is awareness about food-related GI symptoms such as diarrhea and cramping. In this MedBlog, find symptoms parents should look for and learn about a rare condition that is associated with food allergies. Read more.

Prevention; Your Pregnancy Matters

Allergic to penicillin? There’s a 90% chance that’s not true

More than 90 percent of patients who believe they are allergic to penicillin actually aren’t. This is a serious concern, particularly during pregnancy. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, allergy expert David Khan, M.D., discusses penicillin allergy testing and antibiotic safety.