Tag: American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI)

Alpha-Gal

Your Primary Care Physician May Have Misconceptions About Alpha-Gal Syndrome

The incidence of alpha-gal syndrome is exploding, yet your PCP may harbor misconceptions that could hinder diagnosis.
Sesame Seeds

Study Shows More than 50% of Products Did Not Declare Sesame...

Better Identification of Sesame in Food Packaging Needed to Avoid Anaphylaxis.
Proximity Challenge

Exposure Therapy — an Effective Option for Kids (and Their Parents)...

As anyone with a food allergy will tell you, coping with the disease is challenging, especially since a mere trace of one's allergen can...
Viaskin-Patch

Safety of Viaskin Peanut Patch Therapy Improved Over 3-Year Study

Reactions decreased over study duration.
Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Epinephrine Remains Alarmingly Underused for Anaphylaxis in Children: Study

The use of epinephrine — the treatment of choice for anaphylaxis — remains at suboptimal levels.
Skin Prick Testing

Flare Size in Skin Prick Testing for Children May Predict Oral...

Can interpretation of the results of skin prick tests be refined to obviate the need for some oral food challenges?
Woman Wearing Mask

Some Allergens that Cause Contact Dermatitis are Found in Masks that...

For some people with skin allergies, wearing a mask can cause problems.
People Wearing Masks

COVID-19 Patients with Food Allergies, Asthma, Eczema Had Similar Outcomes to...

Severity of disease did not differ between those with and those without allergies.
Trick or Treating

Follow Expert Guidelines to Keep Halloween Safe for Those with Allergies...

Even ghosts and goblins will be socially distancing this Halloween.
Anxious Woman

Allergists Encourage Parents of Food Allergic Kids to Recognize Their Own...

"Children take cues from their parents, and their level of anxiety often reflects their parents’ level of anxiety..."