American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Viaskin Peanut reduces sensitivity in majority of young patients with peanut allergy

November 26, 2018
More than half of the young patients with peanut allergy treated with 250 µg of Viaskin Peanut tolerated an increased eliciting dose of peanut…
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More than 50% of food-allergic infants have cow's milk allergy

November 21, 2018
An updated estimate showed that more than half of children aged 1 year and younger in the United States are allergic to cow’s milk. The…
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Majority of asthma actuations considered poor

November 20, 2018
The majority of actuations in patients with asthma were poor, regardless of whether or not the patient used either a rescue or a controller metered…
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AR101 provides tolerance to peanut over time

November 19, 2018
Young patients with peanut allergy who received the immunotherapy treatment AR101 became tolerant to peanut over time, protecting themselves from…
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Sucking on infant’s pacifier may help parents prevent allergies in their kids

November 16, 2018
Parents who suck on their infant’s pacifier to clean it may suppress immunoglobulin E, or IgE, levels in their child during infancy, according…
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Parental pacifier sucking may prevent allergies in children

November 16, 2018
Parents who sucked pacifiers to clean them had children with lower total IgE production, according to findings presented at the American College of…
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Novel hereditary angioedema therapy reduces attacks, treatment-related costs

November 10, 2017
BOSTON — A C1-esterase inhibitor (human) delivered subcutaneously for the treatment of long-term prophylaxis associated with hereditary…
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Outpatient program appears safe, effective in patients allergic to chemotherapy

November 8, 2017
BOSTON — The implementation of an outpatient chemotherapy desensitization program appeared safe and significantly reduced the mean time from…
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Many food allergic adults develop a new food allergy in adulthood

November 8, 2017
BOSTON - Approximately half of 40,447 food-allergic adults reported one or more adult-onset food allergies, according to findings presented at the…
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Antibiotic allergies less prevalent than once believed

November 7, 2017
BOSTON — An overwhelming majority of individuals who believe they are allergic to cephalosporins and who are referred to seek confirmatory…