Allergy

 
FDA Approves First Drug for the Treatment of Peanut Allergy in Children
February 03, 2020

The first and only drug to treat peanut allergy recently received approval, giving the growing number of patients a new treatment option.

Hygiene and Health: 8 Pristine Questions
May 02, 2019

Sample: The hygiene hypothesis states that early exposure to germs reduces the immune system’s ability to resist infections in later years. True or false?

Hygiene and Health: Are We Too Clean?
April 03, 2019

How do we combat waning human immunity? Our slide show summarizes 5 new reports that suggest it’s essential to figure that out.

Immunotherapy Quiz: 2018 Guidelines on Rhinitis
October 03, 2018

Where do US guidelines on immunotherapy for rhinitis overlap with new 2018 recommendations from Europe? Answer these 5 questions to find out.

Spring Allergy Quiz: "Rx This, Not That"
May 14, 2018

Try this compact test on safety issues of and patieint selection for seasonal allergy medications.

Sublingual Immunotherapy: A Guideline-based Quiz
April 17, 2018

What's your SLIT IQ? Find out what you know about the AAAAI guidelines on appropriate use of sublingual immunotherapy with our 5-question quiz.

Spring Has Sprung: Mid-May Allergy Quiz
May 09, 2016

Try our seasonal potpourri of questions on when to avoid skin testing, the least preferred antihistamines, the worst conjunctivitis, and best add-on meds.

Acute Widespread Rash in a 9-month-old Boy
April 27, 2016

What is the cause of this erythematous rash that appeared suddenly and spread rapidly on the child's trunk and extremities?

5-Question Seasonal Allergy Quiz
April 19, 2016

What is Dymista? Can autumn asthma be tamed? Do “wraparound” glasses work? More questions and all the answers, here.

Medication Side Effects
April 13, 2016

Next time you're stumped by a difficult presentation, ask, “Have you recently started any new medications or changed the dose of any of your old medications?”