Tag: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Sesame Seeds

NIH Researchers Estimate 17% of Food-Allergic Children Have Sesame Allergy

“Given how frequently sesame allergy occurs among children who are allergic to other foods, it is important to use caution to the extent possible when exposing these children to sesame.”
Girl Eating

NIH Funds Kent State Psychologist’s Project to Teach Children Food Allergy...

A Kent State University researcher with a background in safety training models has devised a method to help some children with food allergies stay safe.
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.
Opioid Crisis

How the Opioid Crisis Could Affect the Availability of Epinephrine

Pharma is under pressure to respond which has already resulted in one company seeking bankruptcy protection.
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.
Stop Sign

This Immune Cell Function Could Control Deadly Allergic Reactions

Researchers find control point in mast cells that prevents them from being overactivated.
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.

NIH Designates $42 Million to Food Allergy Research Group over 7...

CoFAR has done important clinical research since 2005 and will continue with NIH funding.

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