Study: Babies May be Born with Allergies

A study of 12 one year old babies with food allergies conducted at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Victoria, Australia has found preliminary...

Peanut Patch Receives FDA’s Breakthrough Therapy Designation

The Viaskin Peanut patch received the BT designation after a positive Phase IIb trial.

Preliminary Study Results: 6% of Americans Have History of Anaphylaxis

Based upon preliminary results of a well designed random telephone survey funded by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in 16 or 6% reported that they had had symptoms consistent with anaphylaxis at some point in their lives.
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.
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.

Newly Discovered Cell May be Key Contributor to Severe Allergic Reactions

Researchers may have solved a crucial piece of the puzzle in determining why some people with food allergies have relatively mild reactions while others suffer full-blown anaphylaxis.

Study: Anaphylaxis in Schools, Stock Epinephrine, and the Importance of “Take 2”

Results of a study of schools participating in the EpiPen4Schools program confirming the need to always have 2 auto-injectors on-hand.

Researchers Identify New Target to Combat Anaphylaxis

French researchers discover a key mechanism that could pave the way for new therapies.
University Medical Center Groningen

Study: Peanut Sensitivity Rises with Age in Children and Young Adults

The results of a study indicate sensitivity to peanuts in allergic children and young adults rises with age.

Common Additive May Be a Cause of Food Allergy

Could tert-butylhydroquinone (tBHQ) be responsible for the meteoric rise in food allergies? A researcher from the University of Michigan thinks so.

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