Tag Archives: Allergy

First peanut allergy treatment gains backing from FDA advisory panel – Science Magazine

By Jennifer Couzin-FrankelSep. 13, 2019 , 5:15 PM After 8 hours of contentious discussion, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today endorsed the effectiveness of a first-of-its-kind peanut allergy treatment. By a seven-to-two vote, the panel concluded that the treatment, known as AR101, can reduce allergic reactions from accidental exposure to… Read More »

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report

The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state.  The tick was purportedly spotted near Eau Claire County, per local… Read More »

New peanut allergy drug could herald a 'sea change' in treating food allergies, but is not a cure

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