Tag: allergy

FDA-Approved Peanut Immunotherapy Protocol Comes With a Cost

Peanut allergy immunotherapy now comes with approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but it also comes with protocols, standards, and paperwork. Whether...

Atopic Disease Does Not Increase Risk for Severe COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 is no more severe in patients with allergy and asthma...

Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies in Danger

    As Emily Brown stood in a food pantry looking at her options, she felt alone. Up to that point, she had never struggled...

Self-blame Reduces Qol for Parents of Food-Allergic Children

Parents who have children with food allergies and who blame themselves, vent emotions, seek distractions, and avoid planning for situations in which the food allergy...

EMA Panel Backs Peanut Allergy Desensitizing Powder Palforzia

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended on October 15 that marketing authorization be granted for Palforzia (Aimmune...

Nasal Test for Shrimp Allergy Safe and Predictive

A shrimp allergy test delivered with a dab of shrimp extract in the nose is safe and reliable, Barcelona researchers report. The test provides 90%...

Negative Diagnostic Tests, Whistleblower Complaint

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

As COVID-19 Shutters Practices Virtual Doc-Patient Activity Soars

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 30, 2020 — A new report shows the enormous increase in online messages and virtual...

‘Not the Time’ to Be Daring With New Foods, Allergists Warn

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The prevalence of food allergies in adults is higher than previously...

COMMENTARY: Don’t Endanger Your Patients: Stop Allergy Immunotherapy Now

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Here in New York City, the US center of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Harsh Spring Allergy Season Spurs Hay Fever Fears

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A consistent increase in the intensity and length of allergy season...