Many schools don’t have a full-time nurse, yet teachers aren’t permitted to use auto-injectors.
The United States Pharmacopeia has proposed new rules to protect those who receive allergy shots against infections. A new study questions the necessity of the changes after it revealed no reported infections in thousands of patients over a ten-year period.
AAAAI is campaigning with a petition against the changes.
Back to school can be a time of heightened stress. Here’s a wealth of resources from the allergists and others who attended our Twitter party
Allergist Dr. Scott Sicherer decided to find out why.
The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.
Allergists say children with asthma shouldn’t be tested for peanut allergy routinely.
Read up on what happened when Allergic Living brought together readers and allergy experts for a Twitter party filled with invaluable advice on seasonal allergies.
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… Read more »