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Recent Advances in Allergy.

Am J Dis Child. 1932;43(1):266. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1932.01950010273026.
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The first part of this book deals with the history, experimental observations and biochemical aspects of allergy. The factors are considered separately as hereditary, psychic, endocrine, nasal and toxic. The second part discusses the individual manifestations of allergy, asthma, hay fever, cutaneous allergy (including eczema), migraine, headache, epilepsy, food allergy, bacterial allergy and drug and serum reactions. The individual subjects are considered briefly but concisely. For example, in infantile eczema, while the different substances that may be involved in producing the allergy are discussed, the treatment is very conservative. Local treatment to the skin is given first place, and adjuvant therapy second and third. In babies sensitive to breast milk, the author does not advise weaning or investigating the mother's diet, but continuing the breast feeding. He has had success by giving both mother and child hydrochloric acid before feeding.

The book is interesting and well written. The recent development


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