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FDA Says Mylan's EpiPen Is in Shortage FDA Says Mylan's EpiPen Is in Shortage
U.S. regulators said on Wednesday that Mylan NV's EpiPen products are in shortage, due to manufacturing delays that are creating intermittent supply constraints of the emergency allergy treatment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Scientists Devise New, More Accurate Peanut Allergy Test Scientists Devise New, More Accurate Peanut Allergy Test
British scientists have developed a far more accurate blood test to diagnose peanut allergy, offering a better way to monitor a significant food hazard.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Subcutaneous Belimumab Improves Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Outcomes Subcutaneous Belimumab Improves Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Outcomes
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 30, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

New Approach to Melanoma Treatment Identified New Approach to Melanoma Treatment Identified
Drugs that induce a self-inflicted cell-death process called ferroptosis could be used to target de-differentiated melanoma cells, thereby increasing the efficacy of both targeted and immune therapies, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Allergen-specific Immunotherapy Reduces Medication Use in Pediatric Asthma Allergen-specific Immunotherapy Reduces Medication Use in Pediatric Asthma
Subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) reduces long-term asthma-medication use in children with allergic asthma, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Children The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Children
From ADHD to asthma, adopting this diet early in life can address several long-term health risks, according to Dr Diane Barsky.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Slide/Lecture Presentation Source Type: news

Genetic Screening Advised Before Dapsone Treatment in Asians Genetic Screening Advised Before Dapsone Treatment in Asians
Genetic screening may be warranted before using dapsone in Asian populations, researchers in Thailand suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: News Source Type: news

Gene Variants Tied to Albuterol Response in Minority Kids With Asthma Gene Variants Tied to Albuterol Response in Minority Kids With Asthma
A new genome-wide association study has identified variants associated with worse albuterol response in African American and Puerto Rican children with asthma.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Probiotics During Pregnancy Tied to Lower Eczema Risk for Kids Probiotics During Pregnancy Tied to Lower Eczema Risk for Kids
Women who take probiotics while they ’ re pregnant and breastfeeding could be less likely to have children with eczema than mothers who don ’ t, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New Asthma Assessment and Management Tool Improves Outcomes New Asthma Assessment and Management Tool Improves Outcomes
Clinical practices using APGAR tool saw reductions in patients'asthma-related healthcare visits and greater control of their asthma, but little change in asthma-related quality of life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 15, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Sialendoscopy Enhances Salivary Flow in Sjogren's Syndrome Sialendoscopy Enhances Salivary Flow in Sjogren's Syndrome
Sialendoscopy with irrigation of the major salivary glands can enhance salivary flow and reduce xerostomia in patients with Sjogren's syndrome, according to a randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Off-label Lenalidomide Might Be Alternative to Thalidomide for Erythema Multiforme Off-label Lenalidomide Might Be Alternative to Thalidomide for Erythema Multiforme
Lenalidomide might be considered as off-label treatment for chronic erythema multiforme (EM) if the adverse effects of thalidomide are not acceptable, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

Inhaled Triple Therapy Reduces COPD Exacerbations Inhaled Triple Therapy Reduces COPD Exacerbations
Inhaled triple therapy, consisting of inhaled corticosteroid, long-acting muscarinic antagonist, and long-acting beta2-agonist, reduces exacerbations in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), compared with dual bronchodilator therapy, according to results from the TRIBUTE trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Spins Off Autoimmune Drugs Into New Biotech Company AstraZeneca Spins Off Autoimmune Drugs Into New Biotech Company
AstraZeneca is spinning off six early-stage experimental drugs into a new $250 million standalone biotech company focused on severe autoimmune diseases.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 1, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Mongolian Air Pollution Causing Health Crisis - UNICEF Mongolian Air Pollution Causing Health Crisis - UNICEF
Smog in the Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, is causing a public health crisis, especially among children, with treatment costs likely to put the cash-strapped country under increasing strain, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Merck to Buy Australian Viral Immuno-oncology Firm for $394 Million Merck to Buy Australian Viral Immuno-oncology Firm for $394 Million
U.S. drugmaker Merck& Co, already one of the leaders in the hot area of cancer immunotherapy, said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Viralytics for 502 million Australian dollars ($394 million) to expand its pipeline in the sector.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Aimmune's Peanut Allergy Drug Meets Main Goal, Shares Surge Aimmune's Peanut Allergy Drug Meets Main Goal, Shares Surge
U.S. drug developer Aimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its peanut allergy drug met the main goal of an eagerly awaited late-stage study, sending its shares up 18 percent premarket.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Experimental Biologic Surpasses Ustekinumab for Psoriasis Experimental Biologic Surpasses Ustekinumab for Psoriasis
A biologic under investigation for severe psoriasis has topped one of the most effective therapies on the market in head-to-head phase 3 trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

2018 ACIP Immunization Schedules: Key Changes 2018 ACIP Immunization Schedules: Key Changes
Drs David Kim and Candice Robinson, from the CDC, provide a brief bulleted summary of the key changes clinicians should know.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention Commentary Source Type: news

Regeneron CEO Says Fears Over Eylea'Greatly Exaggerated'Regeneron CEO Says Fears Over Eylea'Greatly Exaggerated '
Fears of the demise of blockbuster eye drug Eylea (aflibercept) were"greatly exaggerated," Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's chief executive said on Thursday, after the treatment and new eczema drug Dupixent (dupilumab) powered the company's fourth-quarter results.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Kids With Food Allergies Often Put at Risk by Their Parents Kids With Food Allergies Often Put at Risk by Their Parents
Parents of kids with food allergies often engage in behaviors that could trigger an allergic reaction in their child, a survey found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Asthma Exacerbation in Kids: A Trial of Two Steroids Asthma Exacerbation in Kids: A Trial of Two Steroids
Finally, a randomized trial of two oral steroid strategies in the management of acute pediatric asthma exacerbation.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Provider Factors Tied to Unneeded Antibiotic Prescriptions Provider Factors Tied to Unneeded Antibiotic Prescriptions
NPs and PAs were 15% more likely than physicians to prescribe unwarranted antibiotics for adults, whereas older providers wrote more inappropriate prescriptions for children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Prednisolone Cuts Hospital Stay in Preschoolers With Wheeze Prednisolone Cuts Hospital Stay in Preschoolers With Wheeze
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 30, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Vaccination Ramps Up in Diphtheria-hit Rohingya Refugee Camps Vaccination Ramps Up in Diphtheria-hit Rohingya Refugee Camps
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA Warns on Anaphylaxis With IV Rolapitant for CINV FDA Warns on Anaphylaxis With IV Rolapitant for CINV
The drug is used to prevent and reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in patients with cancer; anaphylactic reactions have been seen in the postmarketing setting.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Is Antacid Use During Pregnancy Tied to Childhood Asthma? Is Antacid Use During Pregnancy Tied to Childhood Asthma?
Pregnant women who take antacids may be more likely to have children who go on to develop asthma than their counterparts who don ’ t take these medications, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eric Topol's Top 10 Tech Advances Shaping Medicine Eric Topol's Top 10 Tech Advances Shaping Medicine
Dr Eric Topol identifies the latest tech advances in medicine that set the stage for the coming year.Medscape (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Medscape Today Commentary Source Type: news

Upfront Stem Cell Transplant Remains Standard of Care for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Upfront Stem Cell Transplant Remains Standard of Care for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Europe's Biggest Private Biotech Company Raises $270 Million Europe's Biggest Private Biotech Company Raises $270 Million
Europe's largest privately held biotech company, Germany-based BioNTech, has raised $270 million to support its work in developing personalized immunotherapies for cancer, ahead of an expected eventual stock market flotation.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

More Signs of Success for Benralizumab in Severe Asthma More Signs of Success for Benralizumab in Severe Asthma
Dr Nicholas Gross on the latest positive data and the many crucial questions that remain.Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 4, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

In World's Worst Cholera Outbreak, Vaccine Talks Hang in the Balance In World's Worst Cholera Outbreak, Vaccine Talks Hang in the Balance
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Dupilumab, an IL-4 and IL-13 antagonist, was recently FDA approved for patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. Will it be a game-changer in the management of this challenging condition?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Heart in Rheumatic, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases The Heart in Rheumatic, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases
This new book is likely to become a standard reference for cardiologists and rheumatologists caring for patients with cardiovascular manifestations of inflammatory diseases, according to the reviewer.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Self-management Interventions for People With Eczema Self-management Interventions for People With Eczema
How can self-management of eczema be supported in a clinically effective and cost-effective way?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA OKs Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for Active Psoriatic Arthritis FDA OKs Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for Active Psoriatic Arthritis
The JAK inhibitor is indicated for patients who have failed to respond adequately or are intolerant to methotrexate or other disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 18, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Philippines to Seek Refund of $59 Mln From Sanofi Amid Vaccine Risk Philippines to Seek Refund of $59 Mln From Sanofi Amid Vaccine Risk
The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos ($59 million) it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunize hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some cases.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Oseltamivir Safely Reduces Disease Duration in Kids With Influenza Oseltamivir Safely Reduces Disease Duration in Kids With Influenza
Oseltamivir is safe and effective for treating children with influenza, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Toxic Air Puts 17 Million Babies' Brains and Lungs at Risk - UNICEF Toxic Air Puts 17 Million Babies' Brains and Lungs at Risk - UNICEF
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Ties Between Immune Dysfunction, Eating Disorders'increasingly Clear'Ties Between Immune Dysfunction, Eating Disorders'increasingly Clear '
A large Danish study of children and adolescents finds that autoimmune and autoinflammatory disorders raise the risk for development of an eating disorder, and having an eating disorder raises the risk of subsequent autoimmune disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 12, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Without Prescription Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Without Prescription
Although the U.S. requires prescriptions for topical steroids with more than a 0.5% concentration, much stronger and potentially harmful steroid creams are not hard to find without a prescription, doctors report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 12, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

New Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Shows Promise in Adolescents New Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Shows Promise in Adolescents
A new, genetically inactivated acellular pertussis vaccine appears to be safe and immunogenic in adolescents presumed to have received their primary vaccination series in childhood, researchers from Thailand report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Obese Children May Have More Asthma Complications Obese Children May Have More Asthma Complications
Children with asthma who are also obese are admitted to the hospital more often for asthma complications, according to a recent study in Japan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 3, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

UK's NICE Gives Roche Drug Green Light for Bladder Cancer UK's NICE Gives Roche Drug Green Light for Bladder Cancer
Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness agency NICE, which decides if medicines should be used on the state health service, has decided Roche's immunotherapy drug Tecentriq is worth using to treat certain patients with bladder cancer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

No Added Value of a Macrolide in Pediatric Pneumonia No Added Value of a Macrolide in Pediatric Pneumonia
The combination of a macrolide like azithromycin with a beta-lactam is no more effective than a beta-lactam alone in treating children hospitalized with pneumonia, according to results from the Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community Study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Predict Severity of Asthma Hospitalization Eczema Can Predict Severity of Asthma Hospitalization
A family history of asthma and a patient's own history of atopic dermatitis are linked to a more severe hospital experience, according to a study that could influence care decisions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 31, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Merck Keytruda Sales Soar, but European Application Pulled Merck Keytruda Sales Soar, but European Application Pulled
Merck& Co on Friday said quarterly sales of its Keytruda cancer immunotherapy exceeded $1 billion for the first time, but it withdrew an application for European use of the drug in lung cancer, raising questions about future sales.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Do Food Preparation Methods Affect Allergies? Do Food Preparation Methods Affect Allergies?
Allergist Dr Gary Stadtmauer looks at the relationship between food preparation and food allergy severity.Medscape Allergy & Immunology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Viewpoint Source Type: news

DBV Technologies Peanut Allergy Drug Fails Key Study DBV Technologies Peanut Allergy Drug Fails Key Study
DBV Technologies SA said on October 20 its peanut allergy treatment did not meet the main goal in a highly anticipated late-stage study, sending its U.S.-listed shares sharply down.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 25, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma Attacks Vitamin D Supplements Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma Attacks
Asthma attacks serious enough to require steroid treatment or hospitalization may be less likely when people take vitamin D supplements, a recent analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 19, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news