Study: Two Thirds of Children in Need of Epinephrine Arent Receiving It

Despite overwhelming evidence that it leads to better outcomes, children are going without even when treated in the ER.
Lone Star Tick

Study: Shingles and MMR Vaccines May Trigger Anaphylaxis in the Meat-Allergic

Now with meat-allergy on the rise caused by the lone star tick, there is a concern that some vaccines may present a danger of delayed anaphylaxis.
Baby

Study: Avoid Delayed Introduction of Allergenic Foods

Introducing allergenic foods during first year of age reduced incidence of sensitivity to those foods.

Study: Females and Asians Have Highest Prevalence of Food Allergies and Intolerances

Team scrutinized the medical records of 2.7 million patients over a 13 year period.
AR101

Aimmune Begins Patient Enrollment for Phase III Clinical Trial of Peanut Therapy

First of 440 patients enrolled in study of AR101.
Auto-Injector Use

Study: Self-Injection Practice Leads to Less Anxiety in Adolescents and Parents

Familiarity with the use of an auto-injector may lead to earlier administration and better outcomes.
Restaurant Manager

CDC Report on Restaurant Food Allergy Practices Not Encouraging

Nearly half of food allergy related deaths were caused by food from a restaurant.
No time to waste

Epinephrine First, Period

The AAP dispels common misconceptions about when to use the drug with anaphylaxis.
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.

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