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Sanofi expert says ‘no evidence’ yet of malfunctions in 26 reported devices; says recall ‘precautionary’.
Q: My daughter has developed an egg allergy at 12 months. At the appointment where tests confirmed this, the allergist mentioned being “mindful of possible peanut allergy.” I’m confused: are these two allergies related? And what can I do to be careful? Dr. Watson: Your daughter is an age where new food allergies can develop. I think the […]
A father shares the story of his 3-year-old son’s terrifying severe allergic reaction, and why it changed everything.
In a new study, only 16 percent of epinephrine users and 7 percent of inhaler users administered their medication perfectly.
Q. How does epinephrine turn off an anaphylactic reaction? This seems rather amazing, since anaphylaxis affects so many body systems. Dr. Sharma: The ability of epinephrine to treat the many signs of anaphylaxis is rather amazing. It acts on a number of receptors in the body to exert its effects. First, it causes constriction, or […]