Tag: American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)

Parent’s Health Knowledge Could Affect How Many Reactions Their Kids Have...

Children whose parents scored lower on health literacy assessments were more likely to suffer from allergic reactions.
Test Tubes

Funding Will Help Uncover Immune System Differences That Trigger Food Allergies

"Our hope is to identify biomarkers that would serve as the 'check engine' light that tell us in advance which child's immune system will react strongly to that food."
Lone Star Tick

Study: Red Meat Allergy a Growing Concern

Study describes the rise in anaphylaxis caused by alpha-gal allergy in a university allergy clinic.
Peanut Butter

Study: The Most Common Triggers of Anaphylaxis in Children

Study looked at 1989 pediatric anaphylaxis admissions due to anaphylaxis at ICUs between the years 2010 to 2015.
Milk

Study: Pre-Teen Children with Milk Allergy Smaller Than Peers with Nut...

Growth differences are more pronounced among school-aged kids
Auvi-Q Measure

FDA Approves Auvi-Q with Lower Dose for Infants and Small Children

New variant also has smaller needle size to prevent hitting bone during administration.
Babies

Study: Predicting Which Children Are On The ‘Atopic March’

Findings provide new understanding of which children are at higher risk for developing associated allergic conditions.
Allergic Living 2017 AAAAI Meeting Coverage

Must Read: Allergic Living’s 2017 AAAAI Meeting Summary

Research highlights from the AAAAI annual meeting held in Atlanta a few weeks ago.
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Study: Anaphylaxis More Than Twice as Likely in the Classroom as...

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

Study: Infants with Smoking Parents at Higher Risk for Food Allergies...

As if you needed another reason to stop.

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