This is the second time in the past decade that a food allergy has been transferred via blood transfusion.
Teen Scott Johnson ate pancakes believing they were dairy-free. After eating he suffered deadly anaphylaxis.
Testing OIT in such a young population has never been done before, but results show that it’s worth it.
The release of the LEAP study’s findings that having at-risk infants consume peanut protein can, in a majority of cases, teach the immune system tolerance and prevent allergy has led to some confusion. In light of questions that have followed the AAAAI meeting announcement of these results, we turned to the experts to address two […]
The LEAP study, which found that feeding peanut to young infants with heightened allergy risk reduces the odds that a peanut allergy will develop by 70 to 80 percent, involved in-depth research on hundreds of children from infancy to 5 years of age. The results were published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Key points […]
The AAAAI annual meeting is a hub of scientific breakthroughs and new treatments. Here are the highlights from the 2015 conference.