Latex allergy: 'A balloon could kill me'

Liz Knight's latex allergy is so severe she cannot touch a newspaper or the buttons on the remote controls.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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In this study, we bring forth updates in chronic urticaria approach, with a focus on our experience with anti-IgE therapy in different forms of chronic urticaria treated at the Allergy Department of the Professor Doctor Octavian Fodor Regional Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Cluj-Napoca, Romania). PMID: 31798727 [PubMed]
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
Charlotte headquartered Tropical Nut and Fruit Co. is voluntarily recalling their 25lb box of Truly Good Foods South of the Border nut mix, Lot #29119, best by date 04/15/2020, item # 102340 and UPC # 094184110198 because it contains undeclared soy and tree nut (al-monds).
Source: FDA Food Alergies - Category: Food Science Authors: Source Type: alerts
Patch testing is useful for identifying allergens responsible for facial dermatitis in male patients and for anogenital dermatitis, according to two analyses of data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group (NACDG).Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news
Decrease due to drops in generic drug prices and slow growth in the cost of brand - name medications
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Privately held drug developer Enzyvant said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its regenerative tissue therapy for a rare immunodeficiency disorder and raised concerns about its manufacturing.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news
Pembrolizumab shows limited activity in selected men with treatment-refractory metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), according to findings from the open-label KEYNOTE-199 study.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news
Hairdressers may have skin damage from p-phenylenediamine (PPD), a hair dye ingredient, even when they don't have dermatitis from this exposure, a small lab experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 6 December 2019Source: Chinese Herbal MedicinesAuthor(s): Tian-xiang Ma, Yuan GaoAbstractAllergic diseases, mainly mediated by T helper type 2 (Th2) immunity, have become a worldwide public health problem. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has long been used in treating and preventing allergic symptoms. As the new target of anti-allergy TCM, basophils, after approximately 140 years since their discovery, are just now gaining respect as important contributors in the pathogenesis underlying allergic inflammation and disease. In addition to their role as effector cells, basophils can releas...
Source: Chinese Herbal Medicines - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 -- Early introduction of allergenic foods may prevent the development of food allergy in certain infants at high risk, although adherence to early introduction is low, according to three studies published in the December issue...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
(University of South Australia) Peanut allergies could become a thing of the past as breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically novel vaccination that's poised to cure the potentially life threatening condition.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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