Is Rinsing Your Sinuses With Neti Pots Safe?
Nasal irrigation devices, such as neti pots, can be effective for allergies, sinus infections and other conditions. But they must be used and cleaned properly and only with specific types of water. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

What Causes Allergy Flare-ups?
Title: What Causes Allergy Flare-ups?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - August 3, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

What Does Sun Allergy Rash Look Like?
Title: What Does Sun Allergy Rash Look Like?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 8/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - August 2, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

U.S. Medical Debt High, but Varies Geographically
Debt higher in the South, in lowest income ZIP codes, and in states without Medicaid expansion (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 30, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics Source Type: news

Report Questions Benefit of FDA Accelerated Approval Pathway
112 of the 253 authorized drugs have not been confirmed as clinically effective; 24 of these have been on market more than five years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 30, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatric Source Type: news

Is Nose Hair Essential to Fighting Off Colds and Other Viral Illnesses?
Expert advice on whether trimming or waxing your nose hairs might increase the risk of respiratory infections. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Klasco, M.D. Tags: Nose Hair Respiratory Diseases Allergies Asthma Colds Content Type: Service Lancet, The (Journal) Source Type: news

Can Stress and Anxiety Cause Allergies?
Title: Can Stress and Anxiety Cause Allergies?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 30, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

What Is Allergic Cascade?
Title: What Is Allergic Cascade?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/15/2000 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 29, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Expanded Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) Label to Include Eight New Muscles to Treat Adults with Upper Limb Spasticity
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, an AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label expansion of Botox® to include eight new muscles for the treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Five Do's and Five Don'ts for Managing Atopic Dermatitis Five Do's and Five Don'ts for Managing Atopic Dermatitis
Many common treatments for atopic dermatitis are based on little clinical evidence, researchers say in a new review.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Court dismisses class action suit against Mylan regarding EpiPen
Viatris Inc. on Tuesday announced that a class action lawsuit filed almost four years ago against predecessor company Mylan NV regarding the pricing and marketing of emergency allergy medication EpiPen has been dismissed by a Kansas court. Viatris (NASDAQ: VTRS) said in a release that the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas granted Mylan's motion to dismiss in a lawsuit brought against it and Pfizer Inc. by KPH Healthcare Services Inc. on behalf of an asserted class of direct purchasers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Patty Tascarella Source Type: news

Fauci Pushes Ambitious Plan to Guard Against Future Pandemics
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 -- In an effort to avoid another pandemic in the coming years, Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), wants to launch an ambitious plan to make prototype... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Causes Sudden Allergies in Adults?
Title: What Causes Sudden Allergies in Adults?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 26, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Disparities Seen for Racial, Ethnic Minorities in Outpatient Practices
Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Source Type: news

No Link Between Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies or Asthma No Link Between Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies or Asthma
Analyses of published data showed no connection between childhood allergies and vaccinations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - July 24, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

No Link Between Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies or Asthma No Link Between Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies or Asthma
Analyses of published data showed no connection between childhood allergies and vaccinations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies and Asthma
No Link Between Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies or Asthma (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

UMass Amherst grad student awarded fellowship for food allergy research
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) University of Massachusetts Amherst food science Ph.D. candidate Cassandra Suther has received a prestigious predoctoral fellowship of $180,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to study the effect of norovirus on the development and severity of food allergies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

NIH awards more than $20 million to international HIV database centers
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) NIH has renewed grants to seven regional centers that compose the International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA), awarding $20.8 million in first-year funding. The 15-year-old IeDEA program efficiently advances knowledge about HIV by pooling and analyzing de-identified health data from more than two million people with HIV on five continents to answer research questions that individual studies cannot address. The grants are expected to last five years and to total an estimated $100 million. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Allergy Information on Food Labels Difficult to Interpret
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- Both allergic and nonallergic consumers find allergen information difficult to interpret and often misunderstand precautionary allergen labels (PALs), according to a study published online July 21 in Clinical&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most people find allergy information on food labels unclear
(Wiley) Researchers evaluate consumers' understanding of allergy information on food labels in a study published in Clinical& Experimental Allergy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Foods Are Bad for Allergies?
Title: What Foods Are Bad for Allergies?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 20, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Children's National Hospital and NIAID launch study on long-term impacts of COVID-19 and MIS-C
(Children's National Hospital) Up to 2,000 children and young adults will be enrolled in a study from Children's National Hospital in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) that will examine the long-term effects of COVID-19 and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) after these patients have recovered from a COVID-19 infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Food allergies took our daughters from us. We must act now before others suffer the same fate
Emma and Tanya share a tragic bond: both lost their beloved daughters to a food allergy - their children dying frightening, awful deaths as they struggled to breathe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer Agrees to Pay $345 Mln to Resolve EpiPen Pricing Lawsuit Pfizer Agrees to Pay $345 Mln to Resolve EpiPen Pricing Lawsuit
Pfizer Inc has agreed to pay $345 million to resolve claims by consumers who say they overpaid for EpiPens due to anticompetitive practices by the drugmaker and the company that markets the emergency allergy treatment, Mylan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

What You Don ’t Know About Food Allergies
Pollen-food reactions, adult onset symptoms and cross reactivity are just some of the surprising ways our bodies respond to food. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Allergies Anaphylactic Shock Food Peanuts Seafood Pollen Sesame Seeds Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Make Summer Camp Safe for Your Child With Asthma, Allergies
Title: Make Summer Camp Safe for Your Child With Asthma, AllergiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - July 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Make Summer Camp Safe for Your Child With Asthma, Allergies
SUNDAY, July 18, 2021 -- With many summer camps open again this year, parents of kids with asthma and allergies need to make sure the one they choose is safe for their youngsters. While federal health officials have issued guidelines to protect... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ruxolitinib Best Option When Glucocorticoids Fail Against Chronic GVHD Ruxolitinib Best Option When Glucocorticoids Fail Against Chronic GVHD
When chronic graft-versus-host disease follows an allogeneic stem-cell transplant, and it's either resistant to standard glucocorticoid therapy or dependent on glucocorticoids, according to the REACH3 trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

$340 Million Settlement Proposed in EpiPen Lawsuits
Title: $340 Million Settlement Proposed in EpiPen LawsuitsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 16, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Booster Shots
Since the U.S. began a massive country-wide vaccination effort against COVID-19 last winter, a majority of adult Americans have been immunized. But now it seems that all of them may need an additional dose next year. Public health experts including Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, stress that studies continue to show that the three vaccines currently authorized in the U.S. protect against COVID-19 disease, including against variants of the virus that are more transmissible. But as effective as the vaccines are, they can’t provide 100% immunity against disease. ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Anaphylaxis Caused by Artisanal Honey in a Child Anaphylaxis Caused by Artisanal Honey in a Child
This case of anaphylaxis in a 5-year-old boy highlights the potentially serious consequences of honey allergy, especially in patients sensitized to weed pollens.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Benralizumab Promising for Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps Benralizumab Promising for Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps
Benralizumab reduced both nasal polyp and nasal blockage scores significantly. This hard-to-treat disease with severe patient burden has few existing pharmacologic treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Tezepelumab Reduces Asthma Exacerbation Rates by 56% Tezepelumab Reduces Asthma Exacerbation Rates by 56%
The biologic reduced the annualized exacerbation rate in a broad group of patients with severe asthma by 56% in the phase 3 NAVIGATOR trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

What Causes Nose Allergies?
Title: What Causes Nose Allergies?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 14, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

What Foods Cause Oral Allergy Syndrome?
Title: What Foods Cause Oral Allergy Syndrome?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 14, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Big Pharma cashing in on the plandemic: $19 BILLION for Moderna in just one year
(Natural News) Thanks to Donald Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” scheme, drug giant Moderna is slated to rake in record profits this year with a revenue forecast of a whopping $19.2 billion. Tony Fauci also contributed by laundering gobs of taxpayer cash to Moderna through his National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Can You Do for Severe Allergies?
Title: What Can You Do for Severe Allergies?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 13, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

UV Light Linked to Prevention of Allergic Disease in Infants UV Light Linked to Prevention of Allergic Disease in Infants
Researchers also find UV light exposure appears more beneficial than vitamin D supplements as an allergy prevention strategy in the critical early years for immune system development.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

More complex than we thought: The body's reaction to contact allergens
(University of Copenhagen - The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) About one in five Danes react to contact allergens, but some patients develop rashes and itching much faster than others. Previously the scientists were unable to explain why, but now researchers from the University of Copenhagen have outlined an entire new subgroup of allergic reactions which explains these early skin reactions. The new knowledge is vital to understanding the disease mechanisms in contact allergy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine (7/12)
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 12, 2021 – The safety and well-being of the people who use our products is our number one priority. Rare cases of the neurological disorder, Guillain-Barré syndrome have been reported following vaccination with the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. Most occurred within 42 days after vaccination. While the chance of having this occur is very low, Johnson & Johnson has updated its COVID-19 Vaccine Factsheet to include important information about these rare cases and on the signs and symptoms of Guillain-Barré syndrome. Updates with this new information will be implemented in other regions...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Naturally abundant venom peptide from ants can activate a pseudo allergic pathway unravelling a novel immunomodulatory pathway of MRGPRX2
(The University of Hong Kong) Ants are omnipresent, and we often get blisters after an ant bite. But do you know the molecular mechanism behind it? A joint research team have identified and demonstrated a novel small peptide isolated from the ant venom can initiate an immune pathway via a pseudo-allergic receptor MRGPRX2. The study has recently been published in a top journal in Allergy - The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Short-Acting Beta Agonist Overuse'a Global Public Health Issue'Short-Acting Beta Agonist Overuse'a Global Public Health Issue '
Overreliance on SABAs and underuse of inhaled corticosteroids are associated with increased risk of exacerbations and asthma-related death.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Dupilumab Safe, Effective in Kids With Moderate-to-Severe Asthma Dupilumab Safe, Effective in Kids With Moderate-to-Severe Asthma
Adding the dupilumab option for children in this age group is"huge," says one expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Eaaci 2021 eaaci 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EAACI 2021Medscape Allergy & Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Conference Coverage Source Type: news

STELARA ® (ustekinumab) Demonstrated Sustained Symptomatic and Corticosteroid-Free Remission Rates in Adults with Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis at Nearly Three Years in Long-Term Extension of Phase 3 Trial
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, July 9, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new three-year data from the long-term extension (LTE) of the STELARA® (ustekinumab) Phase 3 UNIFI study. The data demonstrated the majority (55.2 percent) of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) who initially responded to treatment with STELARA sustained symptomatic remissiona rates at nearly three years (week 152).1 Furthermore, a majority (96.4 percent) of the patients in symptomatic remissiona at week 152 were corticosteroid-free. These data are being pr...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What Can I Give My Child for Allergies?
Title: What Can I Give My Child for Allergies?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - July 9, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Symjepi (epinephrine)
Title: Symjepi (epinephrine)Category: MedicationsCreated: 7/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - July 8, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Sublingual Immunotherapy: Where Does It Stand? Sublingual Immunotherapy: Where Does It Stand?
Published data and real-world experience are growing for this food allergy treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Direct-Care Allergy Clinic Specializes in SLIT Direct-Care Allergy Clinic Specializes in SLIT
An allergy practice in North Carolina offers a hard-to-find treatment that appears to be versatile and safe.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news