May 5, 2015 – It was the food allergy law that became famous across North America, and the hope born from tragedy. Ten years ago this month – May 16, 2005 – a legislative bill to accommodate students at risk of anaphylaxis in their schools in the province of Ontario was put to a final… Read more »
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New data shows how few in the population know what to do when anaphylaxis strikes.
This is the second time in the past decade that a food allergy has been transferred via blood transfusion.
Dr. Brian Vickery was interested in cardiology before he spent time as a pediatric resident in New York City. There, it seemed like every other patient he saw had eczema, asthma, or some other allergic problem. He became fascinated by the allergy epidemic and how little is known about the underlying immunological mechanisms of allergy,… Read more »
Whether you’re new to the food allergy world or a veteran, there is never a time you can let your guard down.
Researchers show that ‘good’ gut bacteria can protect against food sensitization.
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 »
The AAAAI annual meeting is a hub of scientific breakthroughs and new treatments. Here are the highlights from the 2015 conference.