Tag: peanut allergy

Clodagh Victory

Pharmacist’s Quick Action Saves Woman in Throes of Anaphylactic Reaction

It was just another day filling prescriptions until....
Nestle Acquires Aimmune

Nestlé to Acquire Aimmune Therapeutics

Nestlé Health Science and Aimmune to create a global leader in food allergy prevention and treatment.
Upset Teen

Study Shows Negative Impact of Avoidance and Fear of Accidental Reactions...

The psychosocial impact of food allergies on children and teens is severe.
Viaskin Peanut

FDA Denies Approval of Viaskin Peanut “Patch” Therapy

The FDA raised concerns that adhesion of the patch would affect the efficacy of the therapy.
Palforzia Capsules with Logo

Results of Aimmune’s Pivotal Phase 3 European Trial of PALFORZIA® Published...

Peanut-allergic patients treated with Palforzia showed desensitization to peanut protein with a predictable safety profile at nine months
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.”
Viaskin Patch

Will the Viaskin “Patch” Therapy for Peanut Allergy be Approved Soon?...

Company is restructuring in anticipation of delays.
Child Undergoing Blood Draw

AllerGenis Begins Testing Patient Samples for Peanut Allergy Using Proprietary Epitope...

VeriMAP Peanut Diagnostic has a 93% concordance with food challenge results providing a diagnosis with greater certainty.
Tessa Perez

Mom, Who Turned 11-Year-Old Tessa’s Death from Anaphylaxis into Life for...

Tessa died after eating a candy bar that triggered anaphylaxis. Her legacy lives on in the lives of others.
Palforzia

New Two-Year PALFORZIA™ Data Show On-going Safety and Efficacy and Continued...

After 2 Years of Daily Treatment, More Than 80% of Patients Were Successfully Desensitized to 2000 mg Peanut Protein or Equivalent of About 14 Peanut Kernels.