Tag: American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)

FARE-ACAAI-AAN Statement

Joint Statement on Peanut Allergy Therapy Review

Organizations representing patients and allergists urge ICER to adopt a more patient-driven approach to assessing immunotherapies for peanut allergy.
OIT

Leading Allergists, Researchers and Food Allergy Advocates to Discuss State of...

The summit intends to address the risks and benefits of OIT, OIT implementation in practice and the gaps in knowledge about OIT to enable physicians to have a better understanding of this therapy and to help patients make fully-informed choices about treatment options.
Weatherford TX ISD Board of Trustees

ACAAI: Texas School District Risks Children’s Lives by Using Benadryl Instead...

The ACAAI joins us in speaking out against the dangerous policy adopted by the school district.
Dining Out

Study: Use Multiple Strategies to Safely Dine Out with Food Allergies

Diners who had reactions used fewer preventative strategies.
Adults

Study: Nearly Half of Adults with Food Allergies Reported An Onset...

Survey of over 40,000 adults shows adult onset of food allergies fairly common.
Toddler

Study: Does Prior Administration of Epinephrine Adversely Impact Pediatric Anaphylaxis Patients?

Results support the use of 0.15 mg epinephrine auto-injectors in this population when lower-dose auto-injectors are unavailable.
AR101

New Treatment to Protect People with Peanut Allergies Ready for FDA...

"Two thirds of the people in the study were able to tolerate the equivalent of two peanuts per day after 9 to 12 months of treatment."
Allergy Shot

Severe Eczema May Best Be Treated by Allergy Shots

Significant benefits seen in one medically challenging case.
Baby OIT

ACAAI: Advice to Allergists Regarding Private Practice OIT

Although intended for allergists, a good read for families considering OIT as well.
Russian Roulette

Study: Majority of US Adults Prescribed Epinephrine Report Not Using it...

Respondents said their epinephrine wasn't available or thought it wasn't necessary.

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