Tag: epinephrine

Alex-Jordan-Capitol

College Student Makes Her Case to Congress for Emergency Epinephrine on...

Alex Jordan tells her harrowing story to congressional staffers and urges legislation.
Broken Piggy Bank

Medical Claims are Double for Those with Peanut Allergy

Patients with a peanut allergy tend to be hospitalized more frequently than those without and have more comorbidities.
The Apprentice Contestants

Finnair Told Contestants of 'The Apprentice' with Nut Allergies: 'If You...

The production crew were forced to walk up and down the aisles asking passengers not to purchase nuts.
Emergency Department

Study: More Young Children Being Treated at ER for Anaphylaxis, Fewer...

The number of young children presenting at the ER with anaphylaxis more than doubled between 2006 and 2015.
Bryn Pharma Intranasal Epinephrine Device

Bryn Pharma Research on Epinephrine Nasal Spray Presented at ACAAI Annual...

Two studies shed light on the viability of intranasal delivery of emergency epinephrine.
Emerade

Shortage of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Continues: French Authority Issues Advisory

Patients urged to keep their Emerade auto-injectors despite death of teen allegedly due to malfunction of device.
Shante Turay-Thomas

Inquest Begins Into Death of Teen from Anaphylaxis After Auto-Injector Failed...

The tragedy behind Ms Turay-Thomas' passing is one fraught with mishaps.
Drone Concept

Research Tests Speed of Drones in Responding to Medical Emergency Scenarios

Research suggests that, in certain cases, drones could quickly deliver life-saving interventions during city’s peak rush hour.
Liquid in Dosing Cup

Use of Antihistamines for Anaphylaxis Symptoms Linked with Delay in Seeking...

A majority of families whose children were hospitalized for anaphylaxis turned first to antihistamines, which can’t prevent allergic reaction from becoming fatal.
Zeneo

Zeneo: A Needle-Free Epinephrine Auto-Injector Currently in Development

The device when activated propels the drug under high pressure through the skin into the bloodstream.