Tag: anaphylaxis

Speeding Ambulance

11 Year Old Brooklyn Boy Suffers Fatal Anaphylaxis on New Year’s...

The smell of cooking fish may have been the trigger for this tragedy.
Questions

Suboptimal, inconsistent treatment for anaphylaxis due to unknown cause

New study sheds light on anaphylaxis due to an unknown trigger.
Take 2 Bethenny

Honoring Bethenny With Her Own Take 2 Campaign Flyer

Bethenny Frankel is fine after suffering a near-fatal bout of anaphylaxis and we are celebrating!
Nasal Epinephrine

Update on Progress of Emergency Epinephrine Nasal Spray

The nasal spray would be an alternate means of delivering emergency epinephrine to the traditional auto-injector.
Lurie Graph

Prevalence of Food Allergy and Access to Epinephrine for Children in...

In this nationally representative household survey, parents were asked about their children’s food allergies, health care, and possession of an epinephrine auto-injector.
Peanuts

Non-Profit Institute to Review Benefits of Commercial, Private Practice Immunotherapies for...

An independent review of the value, costs and effectiveness of Viaskin Peanut, AR101, and private practice peanut OIT.
Gemma and Adam Lee

Parents Wonder Whether Epinephrine Would Have Saved Megan Lee’s Life

"If she’d had one, would things have turned out differently? We have no way of knowing but we’ve asked ourselves many times."
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.
Christopher Ryan and Friends

Teen Undergoes Peanut OIT to Join Marines

“I’m not taking no for an answer...."
Dentritic Cells

Using Mice, Duke Researchers Identify How Allergic Shock Occurs So Quickly

A newly identified immune cell mines the blood for allergens to directly trigger inflammation.

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