Introducing peanut and egg to babies between the ages of four and 11 months of age may lower the risk of developing allergies to the foods, according to a review of 146 studies.
Substituting eggs in baked goods isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavor, and powders, flaxseeds and applesauce are often being replaced themselves as the staples of egg-free creations.
A Quebec waiter who served salmon tartare to a customer with a life-threatening fish allergy will not face criminal negligence charges.
Mother-of-three Christina Casado had never heard of an epinephrine auto-injector, until the device was used to save her son’s life.
A generic product to compete with the EpiPen auto-injector could be approved in late 2017 or by early 2018, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said during a webcast about its generic drugs on Friday.
Nestlé has entered a $110 million deal with DBV Technologies, the company developing an experimental patch to desensitize patients to allergens.
Amid a firestorm of controversy over price hikes on lifesaving EpiPens, drug manufacturer Mylan made a dramatic and unusual move this week – it announced the launch of a lower cost generic replica of its own brand-name epinephrine auto-injector.
Adam Perry’s daughter Scarlett has allergies to dairy, eggs, nuts and shellfish, which makes breakfast a particularly challenging meal. The 9-year-old eats white toast with sunflower spread every morning. Perry’s creative solution to the mundane meal has gone viral on social media. Each day, while the kettle boils for his morning cup of tea, he… Read more »
Peanut-allergic preschool children who received peanut oral immunotherapy as part of a clinical trial were 19 times more likely to successfully add peanut-containing foods into their diets, researchers said.
A group of 20 Democratic senators, including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, sent a letter to pharmaceutical company Mylan NV on Tuesday requesting details about the “exorbitantly expensive” price of its EpiPen auto-injector. Mylan has been widely criticized in recent weeks for the high cost of the lifesaving drug, which has risen an estimated 500… Read more »