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Palforzia, If Approved For Peanut Allergy, May Widen Access To A Known Treatment : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Palforzia, a new drug to treat peanut allergies, is expected to get FDA approval. The main ingredient of the drug is peanut flour. Marco Livolsi/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Marco Livolsi/EyeEm/Getty Images A panel of experts earlier this month recommended that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve a new drug… Read More »

Sesame allergy might be more widespread than thought, study finds – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced last year that the Food and Drug Administration was considering adding sesame to its list of eight major food allergens — milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and — that must be disclosed on food packaging. Gottlieb filed a “request for information,” inviting “data and other information on the prevalence and severity… Read More »

Kylie Jenner’s Allergy Scare: What to Know About Infant Allergies – Healthline

About 8 percent of young children have food allergies. Share on PinterestKylie Jenner’s daughter Stormi reportedly had an allergic reaction. Getty Images Stormi Webster, the 16-month-old daughter of Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner, recently had to visit the hospital for an allergic reaction. Jenner hasn’t disclosed details on the specific allergen that… Read More »

New peanut allergy treatments show promise. But for me, it still seems risky

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Whenever I see a report touting possible new peanut allergy treatments, I devour it. I can’t help it. It’s an occupational hazard for any health journalist whose reporting specialty and medical history intertwine. I write about the business of health care, focusing on how consumers interact with the… Read More »

Woman Develops Donor's Peanut Allergy After Lung Transplant – Live Science

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Woman Develops Donor’s Peanut Allergy After Lung Transplant  Live Science Sometimes, you just really want a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And, as long as you’re not allergic to the ingredients, that’s totally fine. At least, that’s what … "allergy|acne" – Google News