Tag: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

US Faster Act

The FASTER Act: What It Does and Why YOU Need to...

FARE can't do it alone: Do your part to help pass the FASTER Act.
Surprised Baby

Approximately A Third of Pediatricians Fully Follow Guidelines on Peanut Allergy...

"Barriers to implementation are important to address since pediatricians, beginning with the 4-6 month well-child visits, can have a vital role in the reduction of peanut allergy.”
Eggs

Egg Oral Immunotherapy Could be Better Option than Baked Egg Therapy...

5 year multi-site study shows egg OIT was significantly more likely to achieve sustained unresponsiveness compared to children opting for baked egg therapy.
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.