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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.
Progress in in food allergy prevention

Progress in in food allergy prevention

Abnormal immune cells may cause unprovoked idiopathic anaphylaxis

Abnormal immune cells may cause unprovoked idiopathic anaphylaxis

Experts ponder why so many children have food allergies

Experts ponder why so many children have food allergies

Cell that triggers symptoms in allergy attacks can also limit damage

Cell that triggers symptoms in allergy attacks can also limit damage

New food allergy law in New York

New food allergy law in New York

Striking north-south differences in EpiPen prescribing

Striking north-south differences in EpiPen prescribing

Asthma and allergic shock

Asthma and allergic shock

Diagnosis of aspirin hypersensitivity

Diagnosis of aspirin hypersensitivity

Food-allergy management from the perspective of restaurant and food establishment personnel

Food-allergy management from the perspective of restaurant and food establishment personnel

Sedative-hypnotic drugs to get stronger warning labels

Sedative-hypnotic drugs to get stronger warning labels

FDA wants warning label on omalizumab (Xolair)

FDA wants warning label on omalizumab (Xolair)

Rates of eczema and hay fever falling

Rates of eczema and hay fever falling

Progress in battle against anaphylactic shock

Progress in battle against anaphylactic shock

FDA expands use of Oncaspar to include treating children and adults with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA expands use of Oncaspar to include treating children and adults with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Essential information - how to deal with a serious allergic reaction

Essential information - how to deal with a serious allergic reaction

Nasal flu vaccine just as safe as a jab

Nasal flu vaccine just as safe as a jab

Nine percent of children allergic to almonds, pecans, cashews and other tree nuts outgrow their allergy over time

Nine percent of children allergic to almonds, pecans, cashews and other tree nuts outgrow their allergy over time

Parasite could help prevent asthma

Parasite could help prevent asthma

Increase in students with food allergies

Increase in students with food allergies

Researchers determine potentially safer way to diagnose food allergy

Researchers determine potentially safer way to diagnose food allergy