Tag: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

T-Cell

Scientists Discover Immune Cell Subtype in Mice That Drives Allergic Reactions

NIH-funded study suggests targeting cell may help prevent anaphylaxis in humans.
Omalizumab + OIT

Clinical Trial to Evaluate Experimental Treatment in People Allergic to Multiple...

NIH and partners to assess whether Omalizumab can reduce allergic reactions.
Child Scratching

Study: Scratching Starts Cascade of Immune Responses That Lead to Food...

Researchers may have solved the puzzle of how eczema leads to increased risk of developing food allergies.
Infant

AAP Clinical Report Highlights Early Introduction of Peanut-Based Foods to Prevent...

The American Academy of Pediatrics updates a clinical report that explores how maternal and infant nutrition affect development of infant allergies.
Skin Cross-Section

Scientists Identify Unique Subtype of Eczema Linked to Food Allergy

Children with both conditions have abnormal skin near eczema lesions, NIH-funded research finds.
Blood Test

Enable Biosciences Awarded $224K in NIH Funding for Food Allergy Blood...

Company claims it is developing a test that detects many allergy markers at once without sacrificing quality.
Xolair (omalizumab)

FDA Grants Xolair Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Food Allergies

Breakthrough Therapy Designation was granted on the basis of data from seven clinical studies assessing the efficacy and safety of Xolair against a range of food allergens including peanut, milk, egg and others.
Toddler

Study: Allergic Reactions to Foods are Milder in Infants

Majority of infants with food-induced anaphylaxis present with hives and vomiting, suggesting there is less concern for life-threatening response to early food introduction.
Eczema

Bacteria Therapy for Eczema Shows Promise in NIH Study

"We aim to alter the skin microbiome in a way that will relieve symptoms and free people from the burden of constant treatment."

Study: Risk of Food Allergies Only Minimally Higher in Siblings

Should younger siblings of children with food allergies be tested for allergy to foods even if they haven't shown symptoms?

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