Study: Poorer Households Have Worse Food Allergy and Asthma Outcomes

Studies find poorer households spend less on specialists, more on ER and hospitalization.

Asia to Australia Migration Provides Clue to Nut Allergy

The study provides yet another indication that environmental factors early in life play a strong role in allergy development.

Study: Teens with Food Allergy More Likely to Suffer Depression

Mothers were more likely to report depression symptoms that their teens.

Immune Cells in Cord Blood May Predict Food Allergy

These findings may help predict which children are at risk for developing food allergy and provide another piece of the puzzle to developing a therapy or cure.

Study: Many Allergists and Pediatricians Failing to Educate Parents on the Use of Epinephrine

Parents rely on their child's doctor to provide the necessary information to keep their child safe. Many doctors aren't doing an adequate job of providing that information.

Study: False Positives are Common for Siblings of Children with Food Allergies

False positives generally lead to food avoidance which may increase the risk for developing an allergy later in life.

Study: Children with No History of Allergy Account for 22% of Cases of Anaphylaxis...

A new study shows that it is not only children diagnosed with food allergy that are at risk for developing life-threatening anaphylaxis at school.

Epinephrine Auto-Injector Needles: Long Enough for Heavier Patients?

Needle length is calculated to deliver epinephrine through clothing, skin and subcutaneous fat to the thigh muscle. But are they long enough for obese patients?

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: Blood and Skin Prick Tests Failed to Diagnose Allergy Half the Time

Not all allergies can be detected by measuring levels of IgE antibody, which is linked to allergic reactions.

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