The Teal Pumpkin Project is a worldwide movement to help make Halloween safer for kids with food allergies. For families that would like their kids with food allergies to be included in Halloween festivities, there are non-food related options.
Promising Evidence for use of Another Biologic for the Treatment of Uncontrolled Moderate to Severe Asthma
A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the biologic, dupilumab, was effective in treating uncontrolled moderate to severe asthma.
Is it possible to develop an allergy to red meat from a tick bite? There have been recent news reports of this allergy on the rise.
The FDA has recently declared a nationwide EpiPen shortage. EpiPen is a medication produced by the pharmaceutical company, Mylan. It delivers the life-saving drug, epinephrine, for treatment of severe allergic reactions. More recently, even the generic epinephrine auto-injector, Adrenaclick, has been added to the list of shortages.
A Recent Study Suggests Early Peanut Introduction has an Allergen Specific Effect and Does Not Prevent Development of Other Allergies
A study published this month in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggests that the protective properties of preventing peanut allergy with early peanut introduction does not extend to other allergic diseases.