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Viaskin Peanut, Milk and Egg Patch Therapies: Promising News from the AAAAI Conference

We are cautiously optimistic that a safe, effective, easy to administer treatment for food allergy may be on the horizon.

Study: False Positives are Common for Siblings of Children with Food Allergies

False positives generally lead to food avoidance which may increase the risk for developing an allergy later in life.

Breakthrough Food Allergy Therapies and the Big Business Behind Them

What it means to be a breakthrough therapy, who is developing them, how they work, and the (big) business drivers behind them.

Newly Discovered Cell May be Key Contributor to Severe Allergic Reactions

Researchers may have solved a crucial piece of the puzzle in determining why some people with food allergies have relatively mild reactions while others suffer full-blown anaphylaxis.

Viaskin Milk Patch Receives Positive Recommendation to Proceed to Phase II

The board overseeing the Phase I study of the milk allergy therapy found no safety concerns.

Study: ER Visits by Children with Food Allergies Tripled in 5 Years

An explosion in hospitalization rates of children suffering anaphylaxis over the 5 year period of the study.

Study: Many Children with Asthma Have Peanut Sensitivity But Don’t Know It

"...children with asthma might benefit from a test for peanut sensitivity, especially when control of wheezing and coughing is difficult to achieve."

Study: Most Accidental Exposure to Peanuts Occur at Home or Home of Family/Friend

We discuss three important findings of the study and provide recommendations for each.

Peanut Patch Receives FDA’s Breakthrough Therapy Designation

The Viaskin Peanut patch received the BT designation after a positive Phase IIb trial.

Food Allergies Can Be Passed to Others Via Blood Transfusions

An eight year old Canadian boy with no history of food allergies experienced an anaphylactic reaction to salmon after receiving a transfusion of platelets.

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