Sesame allergy may affect more than 1 million Americans
At least 1 million children and adults in the U.S. are likely affected by a current IgE-mediated sesame allergy, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network...
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5 questions patients may have about epinephrine shortage, how PCPs can answer
The last few weeks of summer can be an exceptionally difficult time to find an epinephrine auto-injector in some parts of the country, an allergist told Healio Primary...
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7 Signs You're Being Overly Restrictive With Yourself
When you have dietary intolerances or allergies, restricting what you eat to avoid those things makes sense. Total and complete sense. However, when you label foods off-limits...
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FDA to Assess First Peanut Allergy Drug
In one clinical trial, kids who took Palforzia for a year were eventually able to tolerate the equivalent of two peanuts, the Washington Post reported.
18 hours ago - Web MD
FDA Panel Backs First-in-Class Medication for Peanut Allergy
An FDA advisory panel recommended peanut allergen powder for children aged 4 years through 17 years who are allergic to peanuts. Medscape Medical News
23 hours ago - Medscape
What can restaurants do to help customers with allergies?
Some allergy sufferers say they are "terrified" when dining out and have asked eateries to do more to make them safe.
1 day ago - BBC
FDA Panel Backs Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy
Approval likely to entail REMS requiring that patients carry epinephrine injectors
2 days ago - MedPageToday
Peanut Allergy Drug Will Protect Children, Experts Tell F.D.A
One in 50 American children is allergic to peanuts. Palforzia does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions.
3 days ago - NY Times - 2 articles
Few people with peanut allergy tolerate peanut after stopping oral immunotherapy
Studies have shown that peanut oral immunotherapy - ingesting small, controlled amounts of peanut protein - can desensitize adults and children and prevent allergic reactions...
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Few Peanut Allergy Patients Tolerate Peanut after Immunotherapy
New Phase 2 study, supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , part of the NIH, informs who benefit from peanut oral immunotherapy.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
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New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery
New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time.
Have scientists found a cure for the common cold? Researchers identify vital...
Researchers have identified a vital protein in cells which the cold virus needs in order to reproduce. By stopping humans producing this protein, they can stop the cells from...
Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat
Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls.
Defective Cilia Tied to Heart Valve Birth Defects: Study
Mutation in a gene regulating the production of cilia are associated with the development of Bicuspid aortic valve , the most common heart valve birth defect.
Lifting weights can improve survival of lung cancer patients
Weightlifting is not just for making the body look more muscular. By increasing a person's muscle mass, strength training prevents the onset of sarcopenia and makes it easier...
Contraceptive pills may raise the risk of type 2 diabetes
Women who had taken the Pill at some point in their life had a 33 per cent increased risk, according to researchers in France. Critics said there is no proof of causation.
DAVID GILBERT: How patients can improve the health of the NHS
DAVID GILBERT: When Michael Seres had a bowel transplant in 2011 aged 42, he was only the 11th Briton to have the life-saving operation. Years later he's disenfranchised with...
Former Brexit MP DAVID DAVIS reveals the low-carb diet that helped transform...
DAVID DAVIS:A year ago, after I resigned from my Cabinet job as Brexit Secretary, I had a routine medical. The doctor frowned, I had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease .
First Sexual Experience Forced for 1 in 16 Women
Changes wrought by the MeToo movement can't come soon enough, say researchers who found that for 1 in 16 U.S. women, their first sexual experience was forced.
‘Queer Eye' Star Jonathan Van Ness Won The Emmy's Red Carpet
No one can slay a red carpet like Jonathan Van Ness Gone are the days when gender defines red carpet fashion, or fashion in general. Case in point, Queer Eye 's grooming expert...