Tag: asthma

AAFA Honor Roll

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Announces 2019 State Honor Roll...

Ranks the states with the best public policies for people with asthma, food allergies, anaphylaxis and related allergic diseases in K-12 schools.
Teva Digihaler

Teva Announces FDA Approval of First and Only Digital Inhaler with...

Bluetooth® Wireless Technology, Flow Sensors and Companion Mobile Application Track Inhaler Use in People with Asthma & COPD.
Karanbir Cheema

What We Learned from the Karanbir Cheema Inquest

Myriad failings came together leading to Karan's death. Here are a few glaring issues that must be addressed arising from testimony at the inquest.
Omalizumab

Study: Treatment with Omalizumab Raises Tolerance in Patients with Severe Food...

Patients reached full tolerance for 70.4% of the tested foods which were reintroduced to the patients’ diet without the need for OIT.
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.
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.
Megan Lee

Restaurant Owner, Co-Defendant Plead Not Guilty in Wrongful Death of Megan...

"Widespread presence of peanut protein of levels that were unsafe for people allergic to peanuts" was detected.
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."
IL-33

Researchers Discover Receptor That Protects Against Allergies and Asthma

Finding helps explain how allergic sensitivity originates and suggests new targets for allergy and asthma drugs.
Cytokines

Study: Researchers Retrained Immune Systems of Mice to Switch Off Anaphylaxis

"This study in mice proves the concept of this approach, so tests in humans are not that far off."

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