Epinephrine in the UK

A Tale of Two Countries: Half of UK Kids Prescribed Epinephrine May Not Have...

Epinephrine in the US is expensive. How is it that UK children are practically "swimming" in it?
Don't have anaphylaxis here!

Study: Anaphylaxis More Than Twice as Likely in the Classroom as Cafeteria

Indications are that many schools do not have staff permitted to administer epinephrine they have on-hand.
Packaged Foods

Study: Peanut Immunotherapy Significantly Reduces Risks Due to Cross-Contact in Common Packaged Foods

The study model used common packaged foods such as cookies, ice cream, and doughnuts as references.

Viaskin Peanut Patch: Lasting Response After Three Years

Pediatric patients responded with a favorable safety profile and no serious adverse effects.
Skin Prick Testing

Food Allergy Immunotherapy Advances Presented at AAAAI Meeting

Here's a quick recap from this morning's AAAAI press release.

Study: Adolescents with More Support Take Fewer Food Allergy Risks

Adolescents and young adults fared better with strong support from their family, friends and school.

Hygiene Study Supports Association of Eczema and Skin Infections with Food Allergies

The association of food allergy with early skin infection and eczema might shed more light on how food allergies develop.

Study: Most Colleges Lack Comprehensive Food Allergy Support

Dr Ruchi Gupta and her team looked at how colleges support their students with food allergy.

Study: Confusing Food Labels Place Allergic Consumers At Risk

"Our findings underscore the challenges people with food allergies face in deciding if a food product is safe to eat."

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