Tag: Australia

Pediatrician

Children with Food Allergies Seen Faster Under New Pediatric Model

Study shows children with food allergies are seen 10 months sooner and have fewer allergic reactions when treated by a pediatrician in their own community.
EpiPen Shortage

Critical Shortage Forces Australians to Rely on Contaminated and Expired EpiPens

The devices are intended as an emergency treatment for young children who suffer anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Outback Joe

High School Students Compete to Save "Outback Joe" by Delivering Epinephrine...

The dummy was caught in the Australian Outback without his epinephrine auto-injector.
Label Reader

Australian Study: Food Allergy Sufferers at Significant Risk from Pre-Packaged Foods

Study uncovered a number of anaphylactic reactions to undisclosed allergens over a three-month period.
Researchers

Novel Peanut Allergy Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinical Trials

Vaccine uses peptides selected from parts of the peanut protein that do not cause life-threatening anaphylactic reactions.
Epipen 2 Pack

EpiPen Recalled in Australia

The recall is currently for Australia only.

Australia: Risk of Anaphylaxis Soars But Auto-Injector Use Remains Stable

The highest rates occur in children four years-old and younger, but the greatest increase occurred in ages of 5–14.

Asia to Australia Migration Provides Clue to Nut Allergy

The study provides yet another indication that environmental factors early in life play a strong role in allergy development.
Professor Mimi Tang

News from Australia: Hospital Admissions for Anaphylaxis Jump

More children are developing food allergies of the type that are not typically grown out of.