Allergy & Immunology
According to the report, the patient complained of a non-productive cough, accumulation of mucus, and post-nasal drip and requested a thorough assessment of her medical conditions.
Unlike other generic approvals, epinephrine auto-injectors are considered "combination products" because they consist of both a drug and a device, making the approval process more challenging.
Children and young adults with asthma and multiple food allergies may be at risk for reduced small airway lung function than children with a single food allergy.
Research shows that patients diagnosed with atopic dermatitis experience feelings of dissatisfaction with regard to lifestyle, as well as impaired health and wellness.
Sensitization to Aspergillus fumigatus increased the risk for severe asthma.
Oral administration of BCX7353 at dose of 125 mg results in lower rate of attacks vs placebo.
Grass, other weeds, and unclassified pollen were significantly associated with increased risk for asthma hospitalization in young children.
Respiratory symptoms were more common in older children compared with infants who presented with food-induced anaphylaxis.
Lone star tick is most common in the South, but may be spreading to new areas
Researchers developed a predictive algorithm to identify individuals with a higher risk for severe reactions to the standardized peanut oral food challenge.
Significant, positive link for common allergies, especially food allergy, with autism
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has released updated tips for the treatment of seasonal allergies.
Seasonal allergies are usually caused by plant pollen, which can come from trees, weeds and grasses in the spring, and by ragweed and other weeds in late summer and early fall.
Intake may lead to aggravation of symptoms in patients with atopic dermatitis, birch pollen allergy
Some allergic diseases associated with acid-suppressive, antibiotic intake in infants younger than 6 months old include food allergies, anaphylaxis, asthma, and allergic rhinitis.
Maternal diet may be correlated with certain autoimmune-associated diseases in offspring.
Researchers sought to assess the effect of seasonal dose adjustments on the rate of systemic reactions in pediatric patients receiving standardized allergen subcutaneous immunotherapy.
Researchers assessed the use of dupilumab in adults with chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps who did not respond to treatment with intranasal corticosteroids.
Inactivated and live attenuated flu vaccines can be safely administered to people with egg allergies.
Day-care centers have more allergens from pets and mites than in homes.
A 250-μg peanut patch produces a significant treatment response in peanut-allergic patients treated for a year.
Fish is an important trigger of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome.
The FDA now recognizes the NIH recommendation that peanut products should be introduced in a child's diet between ages 4 and 6 months.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction to an insect sting may include itching and hives, swelling in the throat or tongue, difficulty breathing, dizziness, stomach cramps, nausea, or diarrhea.
A 3-part testing process may facilitate increased use of first-line penicillin antibiotics in the pediatric emergency department.
Mylan is recalling select lots of EpiPen due to a defect that might render it difficult to activate in an emergency.
About one-third of adults with physician-diagnosed asthma in the last 5 years may not have a current diagnosis.
The NIAID has issued addendum guidelines regarding the early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants at risk for peanut allergies.
Participants underwent patch testing for food in an effort to examine whether food additives play a role in recurrent aphthous stomatitis etiology.
Supplementation during pregnancy was associated with reduction in risk of persistent wheezing and asthma in offspring.