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FARE-ACAAI-AAN Statement

Joint Statement on Peanut Allergy Therapy Review

Organizations representing patients and allergists urge ICER to adopt a more patient-driven approach to assessing immunotherapies for peanut allergy.
Air Travel

Stocking Epinephrine Auto-Injectors on Commercial Flights Found to be Cost-Effective

According to this study, base-case scenarios demonstrate the annual cost per passenger-at-risk would be $0.08.
Association Between Junk Food and food Allergies

Researchers Warn Junk Food Could be Responsible for the Food Allergy Epidemic

Study shows that higher levels of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), found in abundance in junk food, are associated with food allergy in children.
EpiPen and Generic

Epipen Supply Status Update and Extension of Expiration Dates

Tighter supplies and greater variability in pharmacy-level access will potentially continue through the summer months as seasonal demand increases.
Research

Aravax Presents Additional Positive Phase I Trial Results for PVX108, a Peptide Immunotherapy for...

Trial results demonstrate excellent PVX108 safety profile in patients with prior anaphylaxis and current asthma.
EMS

Study: Guidelines for Managing Anaphylaxis in Children Need an Update

Study shows that pre-hospital treatment with epinephrine has the highest protective effect against uncontrolled allergic reaction.
Staphylococcus aureus

Common Skin Bacterium Puts Children with Severe Eczema at Higher Risk of Food Allergy

Young children with severe eczema infected with staphylococcus aureus run a higher risk of developing a food allergy.
Kangaroo with Auto-Injector

Online Survey from Australia Shows Urgent Need for Improved Food Allergy Knowledge

80% believe the community confuses the potentially life-threatening medical condition with lifestyle choices, such as being vegan or disliking certain foods.
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Epinephrine Auto-injectors Retain High Levels of Epinephrine Years After Expiration Date, Study Finds

Study shows majority of epinephrine auto-injectors retained over 90% concentration of epinephrine years after expiration dates, regardless of the manufacturer.
Anxious Teen

Study: Over Half of Teens with Peanut Allergy Visited the ER, Over One-Third Required...

4 in 10 Teens believe they have a great or very great chance or certainty of dying from accidental exposure.

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