A new pilot study has resulted in subjects being able to tolerate 160 to 400 times more peanut than they could at the study’s outset.
EoE is a life-changing diagnosis, affecting many famiilies.
Hannah Ianelli is a new kid these days. The 11-year-old girl from the Boston area has good reason to grin, now that she’s finished a peanut oral immunotherapy trial that involved getting shots of the asthma drug omalizumab (or Xolair). Going out for dinner with her family, eating at a friend’s house, or heading to… Read more »
The latest on food allergy research, and the obstacles to overcome.
(October 10, 2013) The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear… Read more »
Parenting expert and supernanny Jo Frost on why her allergies require discipline.
A new, multi-center study shows significant improvement in allergen tolerance following a long course of under-the-tongue allergy drops.
Asthma. For some, even a sip or two of wine can make their airways tighten and inflamed – and a common trigger is sulfites, added to wines as a preservative. (Contrary to popular belief, white wines usually have more sulfites than reds.) Even the wines labeled “sulfite-free” usually contain small amounts of the substance because… Read more »
Author John Grisham found himself caught in his own personal thriller, this one a frightening medical mystery.
Struggling with an itchy mouth? A peach may not be beyond reach.