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

Added 5 days ago Drug news

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...

Added 7 days ago Drug news

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...

Added 25 days ago Drug news

Phase III trial of GSP 301 (mometasone furoate and olopatadine hydrochloride) shows significant improvement in seasonal allergic rhinitis- Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced positive results for GSP 301, (mometasone furoate (25 mcg) and olopatadine hydrochloride (665 mcg)) administered twice-daily as...

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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...

Added March 2015 ago

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...

Added February 2015 ago

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...

Added March 2017 ago

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Journal articles

Keys to successful management of patients with allergic rhinitis: Focus on patient confidence, compliance and satisfaction.

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) convened an expert, multidisciplinary Working Group on Allergic Rhinitis to discuss patients' self-treatment behaviors and how health care providers approach and treat the condition.

Added March 2017 ago

Efficacy and patient satisfaction with cromolyn sodium nasal solution in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: a placebo-controlled study

Because the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis are readily recognizable, many individuals self-medicate with nonprescription agents.

Added March 2017 ago

Burden of concomitant allergic rhinitis in adults with asthma

Asthma (A) and allergic rhinitis (AR) are common conditions with evidence of shared epidemiological and patho-physiological backgrounds.

Added March 2017 ago

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Managing urticaria: current guidelines

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Eczema in children: management and advice for parents

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Hayfever: clinical review

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