Tag Archives: allergy

One More Coronavirus Complication: Allergy Season – WBUR

One challenge the coronavirus poses is that symptoms of the resulting disease, COVID-19, can resemble those of other conditions, like influenza or the common cold. Now, the arrival of spring brings a new complication: Coughing and wheezing could mean a person has contracted the viral infection that has become a global pandemic — or signal nothing… Read More »

Future Food Allergy Reactions Could Be Treated With a Pill – Newsweek

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA astronauts landing on the moon, Newsweek is spotlighting pioneers in science and technology, highlighting their very own moonshots and how they hope to change the world. Inventor and medical researcher Dr. Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji has ditched bulky EpiPens and needles to create a groundbreaking delivery method for life-saving… Read More »

ICER should include quality of life in the value of food allergy treatments – STAT

Walk into any classroom in America today and you’ll likely find at least two children with a food allergy. More than 40% of such children have experienced a serious allergic reaction such as anaphylaxis, a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that can occur suddenly after exposure to something you’re allergic to, such as peanuts. This… Read More »

Peanut Patch Results Released As Allergy Meeting Begins – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Despite the finding that a phase 3 trial of an epicutaneous immunotherapy therapy for peanut allergy did not achieve the lower end of an efficacy endpoint, it may still represent a viable option for children with peanut allergy, considering the unpredictability of these severe and sometimes fatal reactions. Despite the finding that a phase 3… Read More »