Allergy & Immunology
Researchers examine factors that could help clinicians identify patients with the highest risk of fatal anaphylaxis.
Children were assessed for allergic sensitization by two microarray system. As a result, 47% of children had allergic sensitization.
Introducing foods like eggs and peanuts to babies may decrease their chance of developing allergies later in life.
Alternative anesthetics can be used for patients who have a lidocaine allergy.
Allergic rhinitis is the twelfth most common diagnosis made at family physician visits.
Corticosteroids may relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis, but are not always appropriate.
Children with cow's milk allergy have lower bone mineral density scores that likely result from their reduced calcium intake.
Mothers who take high doses of vitamin D during pregnancy reduce sensitization of their infants to mites at 18 months.
Hydrolyzed egg preparation increased tolerance to egg in allergic patients.
The increase in patients has been attributed to an increased understanding of presentation and diagnostic testing of alpha-gal syndrome.
The FDA has announced a proposal to ban most powdered gloves in the United States.
At week 28, omalizumab was superior to the palcebo in treating chronic spontaneous urticaria.
DNA methylation has been associated with season of birth and likelihood of allergy development.
Significant improvements were found in allergen immunotherapy for local allergic rhinitis.
Identifying the type of conjunctivitis that a patient has is the key to identifying the most effective course of action.
This spring may bring another bad pollen season, but clinicians can help their patients cope with allergies by using tips from the ACAAI.
Researchers found that at-risk infants exposed to peanuts developed a long-term tolerance to peanuts, compared to those who avoided peanuts.
Nearly 70 years of data showed no protective effect provided by hydrolyzed formula for infants.
Prevalence of self-reported penicillin allergy was 3 times greater among those with chronic hives.
Health care providers should increase efforts to show parents of children with food allergies when and how to use an epinephrine auto-injector.
The American Academy of Dermatology has released recommendations on avoiding an allergic reaction to nickel.
Patients with prevalent allergic rhinitis are 3 times more likely to develop asthma or mental health related comorbidities.
Even after adjusting for obesity, researchers discovered that children with allergic diseases may double their risk of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and other related cardiovascular diseases.
The systemic introduction of potentially allergenic food to infants between 4 and 6 months of age decreases the child's risk of developing a food allergy by as much as 80%.
According to a position paper published in "Allergy," food allergy can be caused by immunological reactions to common inhalant allergens.
Epinephrine should be used if anaphylaxis is suspected, even if it is unconfirmed.
A 38-year-old man presents to an otolaryngology clinic with itchy eyes, periorbital swelling, and an itchy red rash on his face and arms.
The device, which prevents pollen inhalation resulted in significantly fewer symptoms including sneezing, watery eyes, and drowsiness.
Injection drug reduced exacerbations and daily oral corticosteroid needs in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma.
Similarities in symptom presentation makes it easy to miss peanut allergies in children with asthma.