American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Lower, high doses of wheat oral immunotherapy desensitized majority of children

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA — Lower and high doses of wheat oral immunotherapy induced significant desensitization in most wheat-allergic children following 1
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VIDEO: Regeneron official provides dupilumab update

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA — Bola Akinlade, MD, MBA, FACP, clinical program leader, Regeneron, provided an update on studies involving dupilumab for the…
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False penicillin allergy status could risk negative consequences

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA —  Patients who think they are allergic to penicillin — but really aren’t — could be causing potential problems…
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Long-term peanut SLIT safe, effective among children

March 7, 2017
ATLANTA — Peanut sublingual immunotherapy induced clinically significant desensitization in 86% of peanut-allergic children, as well as
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New app for use in anaphylaxis emergencies under development

March 7, 2017
ATLANTA —Researchers are developing an app to educate teenagers on epinephrine auto-injector use in anaphylaxis emergencies, as adolescents…
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Anaphylactic events in schools more common in classrooms than cafeterias

March 6, 2017
ATLANTA — Among the anaphylactic events reported in United States schools, nearly half occurred in the classroom rather than the cafeteria or
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Not all pediatric allergy clinic referrals lead to allergy diagnosis

March 6, 2017
ATLANTA — Just over half of the patients referred to a tertiary care pediatric allergy clinic received an allergy diagnosis, suggesting a lack…
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Online epinephrine autoinjector costs vary significantly

March 6, 2017
ATLANTA — Significant online cost differences among epinephrine autoinjector devices do not correspond with incremental benefit, according to…
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Didactic sessions enhance school personnel's food allergy knowledge

March 6, 2017
ATLANTA — A didactic educational session led to a significant improvement in how much private school employees knew about food allergies…
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VIPES extension shows continued peanut tolerance in children

March 6, 2017
ATLANTA — A two-year extension of the VIPES trial involving Viaskin Peanut showed that more than 80% of children using the skin patch could…