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

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.
House

Study: 61% of Anaphylactic Reactions Occur at Home

Interesting data from the recent ACAAI conference sheds light on how and where anaphylactic reactions in kids are triggered.
Pediatrician and Baby

Pediatricians Slow to Implement Early Peanut Introduction Guidelines

Only 11% are adequately following the guidelines leaving many at risk of developing peanut allergy later in life.

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