Tag: anaphylaxis

Lia Sommer

Tragedy Averted When Girl Refuses Antihistamine, Demands Epinephrine from School Nurse

Lia Sommer avoided serious complications by demanding the school nurse follow her emergency action plan.
Teacher's New Year Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers of Children with Food Allergies

Teachers, here are resolutions we ask you to make on behalf of your students coping with food allergies.

CDC Recommendations Regarding the Flu Vaccine for People with Egg Allergies

The CDC changed their recommendations prior to last year's flu season... here they are.
Dillon Mueller

Dillon’s Law Allowing Carry and Administration of Epinephrine Signed

Dillon Mueller was remembered last week at a signing of legislation in his memory.
Adult and Child

Study: Food-Induced Anaphylaxis Common Among Children Under Adult Supervision

In majority of supervised reactions, adults other than the child’s parents were present.
Louis Tate

What We Learned from the Louis Tate Inquest

Louis was a 13 year old boy who was likely the victim of sloppy hospital procedures. We offer a suggestion on how to protect against such errors.
Nasal Spray

Phase I Trial of Epinephrine Nasal Spray for Anaphylaxis Begins

Could lead the way to approval of a less anxiety provoking method of epinephrine administration.
Megan Lee

Men Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Megan Lee

Megan, who had a tree nut allergy, suffered anaphylaxis after consuming take-out from a local Indian restaurant.
Adolescents

Adolescents Have High Rate of Adverse Reactions According to Australian Study

Given the disturbing findings from the study, we recommend two videos to watch with your adolescent/young teen.
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Positive Safety Results Reported for Viaskin Peanut Phase III Trial

The trial met its primary objective, demonstrating that Viaskin Peanut was well-tolerated with no new or unexpected adverse events.

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