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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.
Children with asthma have higher risk of obesity

Children with asthma have higher risk of obesity

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma

ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma

Kids with mild or moderate adverse events following immunization can be safely reimmunized

Kids with mild or moderate adverse events following immunization can be safely reimmunized

Researchers develop new DNA-based test to detect trace amounts of peanuts in foods

Researchers develop new DNA-based test to detect trace amounts of peanuts in foods

Chigger bites may trigger allergic reaction to red meat

Chigger bites may trigger allergic reaction to red meat

FDA grants approval for first generic version of epinephrine auto-injector

FDA grants approval for first generic version of epinephrine auto-injector

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

Study finds tick bite meat allergy as most common cause of anaphylaxis

Study finds tick bite meat allergy as most common cause of anaphylaxis

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Infants have less severe food-induced anaphylaxis unlike older children

Infants have less severe food-induced anaphylaxis unlike older children

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Most adults with allergies do not use prescribed epinephrine even in emergency situations

Most adults with allergies do not use prescribed epinephrine even in emergency situations

Men's Health Week

Men's Health Week

FDA approves first Neulasta biosimilar to help decrease infection risk during cancer treatment

FDA approves first Neulasta biosimilar to help decrease infection risk during cancer treatment

FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

Scientists reveal active role of IgG antibodies in severity of anaphylaxis

Scientists reveal active role of IgG antibodies in severity of anaphylaxis

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