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New EoE Test Developed

Dr. Marc Rothenberg Researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital have developed a ground breaking diagnostic test for eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE. The test “offers an unprecedented opportunity to improve diagnosis and treatment” of EoE, notes Dr. Marc Rothenberg, senior study author and a leading expert on the disease. According to the study, published in the […]

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Blocking Nerve Cells Could Halt Eczema’s Itch

Scientists have discovered that blocking certain nerve cells could not only treat eczema, but prevent associated issues from developing later in life.

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Advisory Labels: May Contain Confusion

So-called “may contains”, or advisory labels on packaged foods, are confusing for allergic consumers and can even be dangerous

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Peanut Allergy Study With Xolair: Impressive Results

A new pilot study has resulted in subjects being able to tolerate 160 to 400 times more peanut than they could at the study’s outset.

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Boy Beats Cancer and Peanut Allergy at Same Time

A 10-year-old boy with leukemia who recently received a bone marrow transplant was cured not only of his cancer, but of his severe peanut allergy too.

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Blood Pressure Meds Can Make OAS Deadly

Taking certain medications to control high blood pressure can severely worsen symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome, even to the point of bringing on anaphylaxis, says new research presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. When individuals who have OAS take drugs known as ACE inhibitors, which work by […]

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U.S. Federal ‘Stock Epi’ Bill Signed into Law

The federal School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act was signed into law by the President on November 13.

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City Proceeds with Auto-Injector Pilot Project

The Canadian city of Hamilton moved one step closer to requiring epinephrine auto-injectors at its 1,900 food service outlets.

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Good Samaritan Saves 2-Year-Old from Allergic Reaction

A good Samaritan helps save a 2-year-old’s life during a roadside reaction.

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Does Farming Protect Adults Against Allergies?

Want to avoid adult-onset environmental allergies? Then become a farmer, according to a new study.

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