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Researchers have discovered that a blood test called the Basophil Activation Test ( BAT ) has the potential to predict how severe an individual’s reactions to a specific food allergen would be. In ...


Small studies suggest peanut oral immunotherapy ( OIT ) might be effective in the treatment of peanut allergy. Researchers aimed to establish the efficacy of OIT for the desensitisation of children wi ...


Elevated serum levels of both total and allergen-specific immunoglobulin E ( IgE ) correlate with atopic diseases such as allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma. Neutralization of IgE by anti-IgE antib ...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Grastek ( Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract ) tablet for sublingual use [ 2800 Bioequivalent Allergy Units ( BAU ) ]. Grastek is an allergen ...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Oralair, the first immunotherapy tablet to be available in the U.S. for the treatment of grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis with or without co ...


A new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford has shown that an asthma drug accelerates the process of desensitizing patient ...


Grastek is an allergen extract for the treatment of grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis with or without conjunctivitis. The efficacy of Grastek ( Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract ) was sup ...


Seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis affects millions of persons. The efficacy of allergen sublingual immunotherapy ( SLIT ) was demonstrated in previous short-term studies. The aim of the study w ...


Food allergies are more common among people with asthma and may contribute to asthma attacks, according to one of the most comprehensive surveys of food allergies ever undertaken. The report has bee ...


A clinical study of cardiac patients who suffered an allergic reaction to the widely-prescribed drug Clopidogrel ( Plavix ), found that treatment with a combination of steroids and antihistamines can ...


An important subpopulation in allergic rhinitis is represented by patients with severe form of disease that is not responsive to drug treatment. It has been reported that grass pollen subcutaneous imm ...


A rare disorder caused by an excess of two types of immune cells, the mast cell found in various tissues and its blood-based twin, the basophil, has successfully been treated with a cancer drug, repor ...


Researchers have discovered that histamine, the inflammatory compound released during allergic reactions that causes runny nose, watery eyes, and wheezing, can be produced in large amounts in the lung ...


Researchers have shown that cat allergens can impair lung function in people with asthma for up to 22 hours after exposure. " We studied cat allergen because it's an extra-fine particle that is bot ...


Approximately 9% of children with an allergy to tree nuts will outgrow their allergy, including children who have previously experienced a severe allergic reaction. The study is published in the J ...