Tag: oral food challenge

Skin Prick Testing

Flare Size in Skin Prick Testing for Children May Predict Oral...

Can interpretation of the results of skin prick tests be refined to obviate the need for some oral food challenges?
Shrimp Allergy

Nasal Food Challenge for Shrimp Proves Safe and Predictive

Could this provide a safer means than oral food challenges to test for food allergies?
Wheat

Wheat OIT Shows Potential for Children in Small Study

Study provides insight into the effectiveness of oral immunotherapy for wheat allergy.
Penicillin

ACAAI: Breaking News on Penicillin Allergy

News briefs on three new penicillin allergy studies.
AR101

New Treatment to Protect People with Peanut Allergies Ready for FDA...

"Two thirds of the people in the study were able to tolerate the equivalent of two peanuts per day after 9 to 12 months of treatment."
Poop Pills by OpenBiome

Can Fecal Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy? Phase I Trial Underway

Can transplanting the microbiota of a healthy person to that of an allergic individual prevent allergic reactions?
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.
Urine Test

Study: Food Allergy Diagnosed Via Urine

The findings could lead to food allergy testing that is non-invasive and predictive of the level of sensitivity.
Patient with Doctor

Study: The Effect of OIT in Severe Milk, Peanut and Egg...

Rest assured, there *is* research being done to determine how immunotherapies can benefit adults.