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

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..."
Samuel Collings

What We Learned from the Sam Collings Inquest: Your Next Reaction...

"The level of his reaction couldn't have been predicted by the evidence available to him."
Tree Nuts

Forty Percent of People with Peanut Allergies can Eat Tree Nuts...

“People with peanut allergy should be aware that it may be safe to consume some, if not all tree nuts, and tree nut consumption can contribute to a nutritious diet.”
Happy Baby

Researchers Give New Perspective on Progression from Eczema to Asthma and...

Research is giving new insight into the atopic march and what conditions may indicate a higher risk of further allergic disease.
Broken Piggy Bank

Medical Claims are Double for Those with Peanut Allergy

Patients with a peanut allergy tend to be hospitalized more frequently than those without and have more comorbidities.
Emergency Department

Study: More Young Children Being Treated at ER for Anaphylaxis, Fewer...

The number of young children presenting at the ER with anaphylaxis more than doubled between 2006 and 2015.