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.
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.

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