Anaphylaxis to peanut has significantly decreased in children over the past six years, according to a new Canadian study that measured anaphylaxis rates for the nine most common food allergens. “Our study showed a significant decline in the number of …

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At least a third of reactions in children with food-induced anaphylaxis to a known allergen occur under adult supervision, according to new research led by AllerGen researchers using data from AllerGen’s nationwide Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis REgistry (C-CARE). The study, published in …

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A new study led by AllerGen researcher Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan suggests that treatment guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children should be reassessed, and shows that pre-hospital treatment with epinephrine has the greatest protective effect against uncontrolled allergic reactions. The research, …

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A new C-CARE study is shedding light on “anaphylaxis due to an unknown trigger” (AUT), a medical condition about which surprisingly little is known. The study, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, followed nearly 4,000 …

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“It’s a disappointing reality that epinephrine is seriously underused during an anaphylactic reaction, even when it is carried,” says AllerGen investigator Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan (Montreal Children’s Hospital and the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre). A new study, led …

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A new Canadian study sheds light on drug-induced anaphylaxis—an unpredictable and potentially fatal allergic reaction to medications, about which surprisingly little is known. The findings, published in the open-access journal Immunity, Inflammation and Disease, reveal that drug-induced anaphylaxis (DIA) represents …

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