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Grieving Allergy Mom Warns Others: Speak Up About Severe Food Allergies

Young man who died of anaphylaxis had been embarrassed about multiple food allergies.

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Remington Walls, EoE

Teen with EoE Allergy Denied Coverage for Formula, His Only Nutrition Source

Family in desperate need of a solution after insurance company denies coverage for son’s nutritional formula.

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Schools Survey Shows Gaps in Teachers’ Ability to Give an Epinephrine Shot When Needed

Many schools don’t have a full-time nurse, yet teachers aren’t permitted to use auto-injectors.

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Dr. Hugh Sampson speaks at AAAAI conference

Skin Patch for Peanut Allergy Shows 83% Success Rate in Kids Over 3 Years

Promising results from Viaskin patch research.

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Study Shows Wheat OIT Can Improve Allergic Kids’ Quality of Life

Therapy significantly increased the amount of wheat an allergic individual can tolerate without reacting.

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Obesity Associated with Allergies in Girls, But Not Boys

Obesity may have a greater impact on girls than it does boys when it comes to the development of atopic disease, suggests data presented at the 2017 AAAAI meeting in March. Researchers surveyed 113 children at an urban university hospital about their history of allergic rhinitis, eczema, asthma, food allergies and other markers of atopic […]

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Success with OIT for Tree Nuts in Small, Long-Term Study of Kids

Seven of nine kids were desensitized to walnut and one other nut.

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Dr. Hugh Sampson speaks at AAAAI conference

Special Report: Top Research from the AAAAI 2017 Allergists’ Meeting

At the 2017 annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, held in Atlanta, Georgia, thousands of allergists from around the world gathered to share and debate studies in allergy, asthma and immunology. Allergic Living was there to report on the conference. Following is our coverage of the meeting’s research highlights. • Skin Patch […]

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Andrew Seely

Student Who Followed Allergy Rules Warns Others After Peanut Hazing

Teen knows he has to speak out so “it doesn’t happen to anyone else.”

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Under-Tongue Drops Therapy Shows Promise for ‘Sustained Unresponsiveness’

Small number of patients were able to eat handfuls of peanuts after SLIT.

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