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Anaphylaxis is an acute multi-system severe type I hypersensitivity reaction. Due in part to the variety of definitions, between 1% and 15% of the population of the United States can be considered "at risk" for having an anaphylactic reaction if they are exposed to one or more allergens. Of those people who actually experience anaphylaxis, up to 1% may die as a result.
Acid-suppressing medicines and antibiotics in infancy linked to later allergic disease risk

Acid-suppressing medicines and antibiotics in infancy linked to later allergic disease risk

New study identifies possible target for treatment of dangerous allergic reactions

New study identifies possible target for treatment of dangerous allergic reactions

Duke researchers show how to retrain immune system of peanut-allergy mice

Duke researchers show how to retrain immune system of peanut-allergy mice

Trial shows safety, feasibility of adding immunotherapy during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer

Trial shows safety, feasibility of adding immunotherapy during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer

Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

Many food-induced anaphylaxis cases in children occur under adult supervision

Many food-induced anaphylaxis cases in children occur under adult supervision

First short-acting ‘follow-on’ insulin receives FDA approval to treat diabetes

First short-acting ‘follow-on’ insulin receives FDA approval to treat diabetes

FDA grants approval to first biosimilar for treatment of patients with breast, stomach cancers

FDA grants approval to first biosimilar for treatment of patients with breast, stomach cancers

Study identifies new role for stress receptor CRF1 expressed on mast cells

Study identifies new role for stress receptor CRF1 expressed on mast cells

Inexplicable cases of anaphylaxis caused by uncommon red meat allergy, study finds

Inexplicable cases of anaphylaxis caused by uncommon red meat allergy, study finds

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

FDA approves drug to treat pediatric, adult patients with rare Sly syndrome

FDA approves drug to treat pediatric, adult patients with rare Sly syndrome

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma

FDA grants approval to first treatment for rare blood cancer

FDA grants approval to first treatment for rare blood cancer

FDA approves new drug Zelboraf for Erdheim-Chester disease

FDA approves new drug Zelboraf for Erdheim-Chester disease

Study discovers new genetic risk loci linked to children's food allergies

Study discovers new genetic risk loci linked to children's food allergies

New study reveals safety of oral food challenges for detecting food allergies

New study reveals safety of oral food challenges for detecting food allergies

New portable allergen-detection system could help prevent trips to emergency room

New portable allergen-detection system could help prevent trips to emergency room

Pfizer receives FDA approval for new therapy to treat adults and children with AML

Pfizer receives FDA approval for new therapy to treat adults and children with AML