Tag: immunoglobulin E (IgE)

Blood in Test Tube

Study: IgG Antibodies Activate Blood Platelets and Contribute to the Severity...

"This work demonstrates the potential of exploring therapeutic interventions that target platelets as means of limiting the severity of anaphylactic shock."
Blood Samples

Another Test to Challenge the Oral Food Challenge

A new test is vying to replace the oral food challenge as the gold standard for determining the presence of food allergy.
Test Tubes

Funding Will Help Uncover Immune System Differences That Trigger Food Allergies

"Our hope is to identify biomarkers that would serve as the 'check engine' light that tell us in advance which child's immune system will react strongly to that food."
IgE Binding

Have Researchers Found a Way to Prevent Allergic Reactions Before They...

Researchers believe they have found a way to disrupt the chain of events that lead to reactions in the first place.
Mast Cell

Confirmation of ‘Allergy Amplifier’ Could Lead to New Food Allergy Therapies

Inhibitors of Histamine-Releasing Factor could block inflammatory response to food allergens.

BAT II Study to Determine Effectiveness of ‘Food Challenge in a...

The study will compare the accuracy of the Basophil Activation Test to the gold standard.

Study: Females and Asians Have Highest Prevalence of Food Allergies and...

Team scrutinized the medical records of 2.7 million patients over a 13 year period.
Internation FPIES Association

First International Consensus Guidelines for FPIES Released

The guidelines provide a much needed framework and best practices for practitioners world-wide.

Study: Gut Microbiome May Play Role in Food Allergy

"This relationship between intestinal flora and the production of antibodies opens up new therapeutic approaches for patients..."

Study: New Gene Therapy Protects Against Anaphylaxis from Peanut Allergy

The technique could also be applied to other IgE-mediated food allergies.

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