Allergic rhinitis is a disorder of the nose induced by allergen exposure.
Recent stepwise guidelines were published by the Annals of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology regarding the treatment of Chronic Urticaria (hives).
Currently the only treatment we have for food allergies is avoidance.
For many years researchers have been looking at the Th2 pathway to decrease the asthma inflammatory response.
With the push to make many allergy and asthma medications OTC, the FDA decided against Singulair becoming OTC.
A recent study showed that early exposure in early life to diverse food antigens could decrease allergy in childhood.
The AAAAI released their second choose wisely list about specific tests and procedures allergists do. Here are their 5 recommendations.
The FDA recently approved Merck’s ragweed tablet, RAGWITEK. This follows on the heels of recently approved grass tablets, GRASTEK and ORALAIR.
Pop sensation Miley Cyrus has recently been hospitalized for an allergic reaction to antibiotics.
Today Novartis announced that Omalizumab which has been used for Allergic Asthma, has been given an indication for chronic hives.