Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 03 April 2017

Focus on allergic reactions

Allergy is a broad subject that covers a range of diseases. In general terms, an allergy is an immune reaction to an environmental substance that would not provoke a reaction in most people – these are typically pollens, foods, insect stings and metals. The severity of reaction can vary significantly, ranging from a mild irritation to life-threatening anaphylaxis requiring urgent treatment.

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Latest news articles

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HDM-SPIRE, T cell vaccine, fails to improve on placebo in dust mite allergy immunotherapy phase IIb field study.- Circassia Pharmaceuticals

Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc announces top-line results from its investigational house dust mite allergy immunotherapy phase IIb field study. In the...

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EMA expands approval of Acarizax House Dust Mite sublingual allergy immunotherapy (SLIT) tablet for adolescent patients- ALK

ALK has announced that its house dust mite sublingual allergy immunotherapy (SLIT) tablet Acarizax has had its approval in 12...

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

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Guidelines

BSACI guideline for the management of chronic urticaria and angioedema

This guidance for the management of patients with chronic urticaria and angioedema has been prepared by the Standards of Care...

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Management of allergy to penicillins and other beta-lactams

The Standards of Care Committee of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) and an expert panel have...

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Guideline on allergen-specific immunotherapy in IgE-mediated allergic diseases

The present guideline (S2k) on allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) was established by the German, Austrian and Swiss professional associations for allergy in consensus with the scientific specialist societies and professional associations...

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Journal articles

The receptor with high affinity for immunoglobulin E.

This review is about one of the physiologically important...

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Omalizumab in chronic urticaria.

The current EAACI/GA²LEN/EDF/WAO treatment guidelines for the management of urticaria recommend omalizumab as fourth-line therapy. Within the last year, many reports of...

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Pathogenesis of chronic urticaria.

Chronic urticaria is defined as the presence of urticaria (hives) for at least 6 weeks with the assumption that it occurs daily or close to it. If we eliminate physical urticarias and urticarial vasculitis...

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CME

Managing urticaria: current guidelines

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics
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Eczema in children: management and advice for parents

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