Tag: peanut allergy

DBV Patch Closeup

DBV, Developers of Patch Therapies for Allergies to Peanuts, Milk and...

The company announced they would be laying off 200 employees in Q1.
Peanut Allergy Vaccine

Peanut Allergy Vaccine Takes Step Closer With Grant from Government of...

Grant will progress development of platform for vaccines to peanut and other food allergies.
Tricia Powell and Son

Woman’s Near-Death Anaphylactic Experience Prompts Petition to Ban Nuts on Flights

Tricia Powell's brush with death is a salient example of why peanuts and tree nuts should be banned from all flights.
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?
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.”