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Study: Few People with Peanut Allergy Tolerate Peanut after Stopping OIT

Continuing with a modest dose confers more protection, NIH-funded study finds.
Elijah Silvera

Governor Cuomo Signs “Elijah’s Law” Requiring Child Care Providers to Follow Guidelines for Preventing...

Legislation introduces much needed protections to early child care programs.
Ednan-Laperouse Family

Natasha’s Legacy Becomes Law in the UK

The new legislation, known as ‘Natasha’s Law’, covers foods that are prepared and packed on the same premises from which they are sold.
Patient Undergoing SLIT

New Peanut Allergy Treatment Passes Phase 2 Trial, Shows Effectiveness and Safety

UNC School of Medicine researchers show that tiny under-the-tongue doses of peanut protein can offer safe and substantial protection against peanut allergy.
Sen Blumenthal with EpiPen

Senator Blumenthal Demands Mylan Lower Price for Life-Saving Epipen

‘This is heartbreaking that I work full time and literally cannot afford this medication that would save my beautiful two year old,’ one Connecticut mother wrote the Senator.
Paramedics

Study: Emergency Department Visits for Anaphylaxis have Skyrocketed Since 2008

Study reveals visits increased 3.2-fold among children from 2008 to 2016 and 1.9-fold among adults.
Label Reader

FARE and GMA Support National Framework to Address Allergen Labeling

The organizations will work together to address the need for federal, uniform standards for allergen labeling.
Baby

Recruitment of Infants Begins for Phase 3 Trial of Cream to Reduce Risk of...

The trial needs 760 babies aged three weeks or younger whose parents or siblings suffer from either eczema, asthma or food allergies.
Eggs

Aimmune Enrolls First Patient in Phase 2 Trial of AR201 for Egg Allergy

AR201 is the second development program that Aimmune is advancing to phase 2 using its Characterized Oral Desensitization ImmunoTherapy (CODIT™) platform.
Teva Auto-Injectors

Teva Announces Availability of a Generic Equivalent of EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injector in the United...

The product is available at most retail pharmacies with a wholesale acquisition cost of $300 for a 2-pack.

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