Tag: food allergy

Biphasic Anaphylaxis

Study: Biphasic Anaphylaxis is Difficult to Predict, Can Occur Much Later...

Study provides rationale for ALWAYS visiting the local emergency department after suffering an anaphylactic reaction.
Johns Spicy Peanut Butter Pie

Pizza Chain Topping Their Special Pie with Peanut Shells is Endangering...

We urge John's Incredible Pizza to step up and take the steps necessary to truly protect their customers.
Wok Express Coventry

Chinese Take-Out in UK Fined $26,000 for Misrepresenting Meal as Peanut-Free

Dish revealed to contain 14 times the threshold for peanut protein.
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'.