Tag: immunoglobulin E (IgE)

Staphylococcus aureus

Common Skin Bacterium Puts Children with Severe Eczema at Higher Risk...

Young children with severe eczema infected with staphylococcus aureus run a higher risk of developing a food allergy.
Open Wide!

Study: Testing for Food Allergy by ‘Brushing’ Along the Gum Line

Could submitting to an allergy test in the future be as simple as opening your mouth and being brushed along the gum line?
Dr Kari Nadeau

Must Hear: Interview with Stanford Immunologist Dr Kari Nadeau – Defeating...

Dr Kari Nadeau, who runs the Sean Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University, takes us on a tour...
Bilgicer Lab

Researchers Develop First Functional Targeted Inhibitors of Peanut Allergens

“The success of this study is exciting because it opens the door to establishing an entirely new class of allergy therapeutics."
Lone Star Tick

Red Meat Allergy May Develop Due to Tick Saliva, Not Blood...

Research presented at 2019 AAAAI Annual Meeting finds potential allergen is retained in tick saliva independent of feedings.
Moo

Test is 87% Accurate at Determining Outcome to Milk OIT

Using a growing database of patient reactivity signatures can better predict milk-allergic patient outcomes compared to traditional methods.
Infant in Mother's Arms

Study: Anti-IgE Shots During Pregnancy May Provide a Lifetime of Protection...

"We discovered that preventing infant mice from creating antibodies would effectively diminish the risk of allergies in their adult lives."
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."

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