Tag: asthma

Genetic Research

Gene Mutation Linked to Persistent Food Allergies in Children

Defects in flaggrin correlate directly with food allergy.
Owner with Cat Allergy

Experimental Cat Allergy Shots Provide Longer-Lasting Relief

This approach might also be effective for other types of allergies, including food allergies.
Lorna McMurrey

Worker Died from Anaphylaxis/Asthma After Inhalation of Cannabis Dust

Lorna McMurrey was working the late shift at a Trulieve facility.
eczema

Study Finds Biologic Drug Highly Effective in Reducing Pediatric Eczema Symptoms

Infants and young children finally get relief from eczema’s terrible itch
Max McKenzie and Family

Father Says Hospital Should Have Saved His 15-Year-Old Son Who Suffered...

A reminder that anaphylaxis can be deadly even when proper precautions are taken.
Mechanic on Walnuts

Visiting Your Auto Mechanic? Beware if You Have a Nut Allergy

Allergens are being used more and more in industrial settings.

United Biopharma’s Monoclonal Antibody Shows Promise in Neutralizing IgE

Shows promise for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria, food allergies, asthma and eczema.
Baby

Siolta Begins Phase 2 Study in Newborns of Bacteria Consortia ...

STMC-103H has a combination of bacteria that are depleted in the gut microbiota of infants who go on to develop allergic sensitization and allergic diseases in childhood.
UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare: $0 Copay for Epinephrine, Albuterol, Insulin, Glucagon, Naloxone Starting Jan...

Eligible members will pay $0 out of pocket for insulin and emergency use drugs that are critical in acute, life-saving circumstances.
Kids in Classroom

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Recommendations Regarding School Preparedness for Medical...

Be sure to share the recommendations with your child's school administration.