Allergic Disorders Resource Center

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Sublingual Immunotherapy for Seasonal Allergies?

The benefit of sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) over placebo for seasonal grass pollen allergies appears to be small.

Second Severe Allergic Reaction in Children ...

About 15% of children who have a severe allergic reaction can have a second one within a few hours.

Food Allergies from Blood Transfusions?

The case of an 8-year-old Canadian boy suggests that it's possible, but still rare, for children to develop food allergies from blood transfusions.

Peanut Allergy Treatment Promising

Aimmune Therapeutics announced that the Phase 2 study of a novel investigational oral immunotherapy (AR101) for the treatment of peanut allergy met its primary endpoint of tolerating a cumulative amount of peanut protein of at least 443mg.

Bood Test for Detecting Food Allergiea

A new blood test may be able to predict who will have severe allergic reactions to foods.

Experts Predicting "Pollen Vortex"

Experts are predicting that this allergy season may be one of the worst in years.

FDA: No More Latex-Free Claims

The FDA is recommending that manufacturers stop using the labels “latex-free” or “does not contain latex” due to the scientific inaccuracy of these claims.

Washing Dishes and Child Allergy Development

While sometimes a tedious task, washing dishes by hand may reduce the risk of allergic disease development in children compared to using a dishwasher.

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