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Three-year study shows that prompt epinephrine use can prevent the need for subsequent doses at the hospital.
When the marketers and distributors of the EpiPen auto-injector did some research on the trends for Valentine’s Day, they found some statistics that might surprise you. Pop Quiz! See if you can guess whether the following statements are myth or fact. Click here to download a copy of this poster. For more information about severe allergies and […]
New course fills an important educational gap by providing clear instructions for what steps to take if witnessing an anaphylactic reaction.
Job: Actress on TV’s Modern Family Has child allergic to: peanuts, nuts, insect stings Allergic Living’s Gwen Smith: Julie, how did you first become aware of your child’s food allergies? Julie Bowen: I was at work on Boston Legal and my husband was at home. He sent me a text saying, ‘I think we have […]
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 […]
We’re saddened to report that three young people have died from anaphylactic reactions in the past two months.
A list of some of the most fascinating findings from this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.