Tag: Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Dining Out

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

Diners who had reactions used fewer preventative strategies.
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.
Baby OIT

ACAAI: Advice to Allergists Regarding Private Practice OIT

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

Study: Allergic Reactions to Foods are Milder in Infants

Majority of infants with food-induced anaphylaxis present with hives and vomiting, suggesting there is less concern for life-threatening response to early food introduction.
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.

Innovative Research Partnership Addresses Needs of College Bound Students with Food...

Researchers identify needs and work alongside designers to develop a toolkit to support safe transition to college for students with food allergy.
OIT

Study: Immunotherapy Trials for Food Allergy Hold Strong Appeal for Parents

Child’s food allergies have major impact on parents’ lives; majority of parents are willing to enroll their child in an immunotherapy clinical trial
Epinephrine Delivery Devices

Study: Untrained Teens Using Emergency Epinephrine Devices

Use of Symjepi™ compared with EpiPen® in 34 adolescents aged 12 to 17.
Oral Food Challenge

Study: Oral Food Challenges Safer Than Previously Thought

Despite the recent news of the death of a 3 year-old Alabama boy, the largest study of its kind found oral food challenges are safe.

Study: Two Thirds of Children in Need of Epinephrine Arent Receiving...

Despite overwhelming evidence that it leads to better outcomes, children are going without even when treated in the ER.

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