Tag Archives: allergy

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 »

HEALTH TIPS: So you think you have an allergy? Find out – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

If you are dealing with symptoms such as hives or bloating, you may suspect a food allergy or sensitivity. But how can you determine which foods are causing the reactions?  If you search online for “food allergy testing,” you’ll find do-it-yourself test kits that claim to deliver comprehensive results (with a 100 percent money-back guarantee!).… Read More »