Tag: anaphylaxis

Blood in Test Tube

Study: IgG Antibodies Activate Blood Platelets and Contribute to the Severity...

"This work demonstrates the potential of exploring therapeutic interventions that target platelets as means of limiting the severity of anaphylactic shock."
EpiPen Shortage

FARE Calls on FDA to Act Swiftly On Reported EpiPen Shortage

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists determined there was a national shortage of epinephrine auto-injectors covering two of the three manufacturers.
Ashley Spencer

Woman Saved Mid-Flight After Administration of Four EpiPens

Quick thinking by the doctors onboard likely saved Spencer's life. (With Video)
Blood Samples

Another Test to Challenge the Oral Food Challenge

A new test is vying to replace the oral food challenge as the gold standard for determining the presence of food allergy.
Justice

A Look Inside an Ongoing Food Allergy Lawsuit: Hult vs Daniele...

We talk with Laurel Francoeur, the attorney for the plaintiffs, who walks us through the case.
Auvi-q

kaléo Announces First and Only FDA-Approved Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and...

AUVI-q (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg auto-injector is specifically designed for infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms)
Hickey's Pharmacy

Hero Pharmacist Saves Teen Suffering Anaphylaxis From Eating Nuts

"She was the picture of calm when everyone else was panicking. She’s a credit to herself and her profession."
Emergency Department

Study: Pediatric Admissions Slashed With Simple Changes to Hospital Anaphylaxis Procedures

Researchers were able to streamline the care of patients with anaphylaxis without any compromise in safety.

China Tariffs Target Dozens of Drug Components Including Epinephrine

The proposed tariffs will affect the cost for US companies to manufacture epinephrine, insulin, blood products and a host of other drugs.
Pediatrician and Baby

Study: Infants Given Antibiotics or Antacids Have Increased Risk of Developing...

"Study provides further impetus that antibiotics and acid-suppressive medications should be used during infancy only in situations of clear clinical benefit."

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