Firstborn Kids Seem to Have More Food Allergies, Hay Fever

SUNDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn children may be more likely to suffer from certain types of allergies, finds a new study.

Severe Eczema Linked to Lasting Milk, Egg Allergy in Kids

SATURDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Children with more severe cases of the skin condition known as eczema are less likely than others to outgrow their milk or egg allergy, the results of a new study suggest.

Reported Pollen Counts May Be Inaccurate, Study Finds

SUNDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- People with hay fever need to know that Web site pollen forecasts may not be all that reliable, researchers say.

Outgrowing Milk Allergy May Take Some Babies Longer Than Expected

SATURDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Children may not be outgrowing their allergy to milk as quickly as experts previously have believed.

Study Ties Asthma to Higher Odds for Diabetes, Heart Disease

SUNDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- People with asthma may have a higher risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study that looked at the relationship between asthma and four other inflammatory conditions.