Tag: food allergy

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.
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.
Peanuts

Study: Few People with Peanut Allergy Tolerate Peanut after Stopping OIT

Continuing with a modest dose confers more protection, NIH-funded study finds.
Viaskin Patch

DBV Technologies Submits Biologics License Application to FDA for Viaskin Peanut...

This submission addresses the additional data needed on manufacturing procedures and quality controls which were communicated by the FDA in December.
Raffi Pownall

Boy Died After Father Mistakenly Gave Him Chocolate Bar Containing Milk

Raffi became ill and vomited after eating a few chunks of the chocolate bar. It was then that Mr Pownall carefully reread the label.
Emma Sloan

Mother's Campaign After Daughter's Death from Allergen Exposure Saves Acquaintance

Woman saved by epinephrine from the same pharmacy that denied Emma the life-saving medication.
Shenna Bellows

State Legislation Would Provide Epinephrine Auto-Injectors at No Cost to Patients

Bill named 'An Act To Save Lives through Epinephrine Autoinjector Accessibility'.

3 Year-Old Boy Recovers From Induced Coma After Eating Mom's Secret...

Parents administered seven EpiPens then brought Omar to the hospital.
FabWoman

FabWoman Site Makes Dangerous Claims in Article Providing 'Homemade Remedies' for...

The site's assertions are reckless and we surmise could only have been made without bothering to consult an allergist.
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."