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Boy Who Died From Asthma or Allergies at School Was Not Given Epi, Had Expired Inhaler

Coroner says school staff were aware of his food allergies, and that the boy carried epinephrine.

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Cause of EoE Food Allergies Isolated in Patients, and It May Be Key to Drug Therapy

Calpain 14 regulates another protein in esophagus tissue that plays key role in EoE’s inflammatory response.

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Stock Epi Use Rises Sharply at New York City Schools

The number of reactions requiring stock epinephrine tripled over 5 years.

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9 Amazing Life Hacks for Allergies

Make life with allergies & celiac disease more user-friendly.

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Proposed Peanut Allergy Prevention Guidelines

The new guidelines for the introduction of peanut in both the healthy infants and those at high risk for allergy will become an addendum to NIAID’s 2010 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergies. Following is a summary of the draft guidance for high-risk children: • The expert panel recommends that, to reduce […]

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A LEAP into an Allergic Culture Change

If you felt a sense of trepidation after reading the results of the new LEAP-On follow-up study, you’re not alone – many people in the food allergy community are going through a bout of culture shock. There’s no denying that the results of 2015’s LEAP and this month’s LEAP-On are quite phenomenal – a 74 […]

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Special Report: Top Studies from the AAAAI 2016 Allergists’ Meeting

We bring you extensive coverage from the largest gathering of allergists in the world.

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Standarized OIT Takes Steps Forward

A pharmaceutical approach to oral immunotherapy is a step closer to approval by the Food and Drug Administration. The treatment, called AR101, is being developed by a company called Aimmune Therapeutics. The company’s aim is to make people less allergic to peanuts by having them take a specially formulated peanut powder in increasing doses over […]

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Walnut OIT Shows Promise in Small Study

While oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy grabs plenty of headlines, the question is often raised whether the technique will work for tree nuts as well. In a study presented at the AAAAI meeting in March 2016, researchers from the University of Arkansas say they’ve observed that walnut OIT can effectively and safely desensitize patients to […]

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Peanut Dust Lingers on Airplane Tray Tables, Some Restaurant Surfaces

Exposure comes from touching surfaces and then accidentally ingesting peanut, researchers say.

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