Biologic medications that neutralize IgE antibodies have long been considered a promising food allergy treatment. Now, one such medication –… Read more »
Tag: Dr. Robert Wood
Egg Oral Immunotherapy Shows Promise as Treatment
About half of children who did egg oral immunotherapy (OIT) were able to consume some form of egg five years… Read more »
From Bethenny to Food Allergy Tragedy: 2019’s Cruel But Eye-Opening Start
The New Year of 2019 arrived with anxiety for those in the food allergy community, as tragedy and severe reactions… Read more »
FAQs About the 2018 Epinephrine Shortages
What should I do if I can’t refill a child’s (or my own) epinephrine prescription at the pharmacy? Dr. Robert… Read more »
Developing an Adult Food Allergy is a Life-Changer
Developing a food allergy in adulthood is a life-changer. Your carefree diet is out the window, and now you have auto-injectors, anaphylaxis risks, and lots of explaining. Meet those who’ve joined this brave new world.
Demand for Sesame to Be Added to Top Allergens List Gets Louder
The demand that sesame be required by federal law to be labeled on food products is gaining traction amid the release of a new report
Risk of Anaphylaxis Now 1 in 50 People
At least 1.6 percent of Americans, and possibly as many as 5.1 percent, have experienced anaphylaxis, according to an extensive study
The Hunt for a Food Allergy Cure: Where Is It Heading?
State of food allergy research in 2013, and the obstacles to overcome.
Lessons From a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy
Accidental ingestion of her allergen led to Natalie Giorgi’s fatal reaction. Read what two experts have to say about how… Read more »
Remarkable Rate of Anaphylaxis Seen in Study
From the Spring 2012 issue of Allergic Living magazine: Preliminary results of a landmark survey give a picture of the… Read more »