Nestlé has entered a $110 million deal with DBV Technologies, the company developing an experimental patch to desensitize patients to allergens.
Amid a firestorm of controversy over price hikes on lifesaving EpiPens, drug manufacturer Mylan made a dramatic and unusual move this week – it announced the launch of a lower cost generic replica of its own brand-name epinephrine auto-injector.
Adam Perry’s daughter Scarlett has allergies to dairy, eggs, nuts and shellfish, which makes breakfast a particularly challenging meal. The 9-year-old eats white toast with sunflower spread every morning. Perry’s creative solution to the mundane meal has gone viral on social media. Each day, while the kettle boils for his morning cup of tea, he… Read more »
Peanut-allergic preschool children who received peanut oral immunotherapy as part of a clinical trial were 19 times more likely to successfully add peanut-containing foods into their diets, researchers said.
A group of 20 Democratic senators, including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, sent a letter to pharmaceutical company Mylan NV on Tuesday requesting details about the “exorbitantly expensive” price of its EpiPen auto-injector. Mylan has been widely criticized in recent weeks for the high cost of the lifesaving drug, which has risen an estimated 500… Read more »
It was slumber a party meant to celebrate th end of summer and beginning of the eight grade. But things took a tragic turn that night of August 2015 when Annie LeGere, who had environmental allergies but no known food allergies, went into anaphylaxis. Her friends called 911 and a police officer was on the scene when her mom, Shelly, arrived at… Read more »
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A waiter could be facing criminal charges after a man suffered a near-fatal allergic reaction to seafood at a restaurant.
A group of more than 200 scientists involved for more than 10 years in a major Canadian research effort on allergic disease will receive government funding to continue their work until 2019.