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

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Allergenic Products Advisory Committee to review AR 101 to treatpeanut allergy

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc.a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for life-threatening food allergies, announced that it has been informed by the FDA...

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EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from 27th EADV Congress, 12-16 September 2018 Paris, France.

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis

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Guidelines

British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the management of contact dermatitis 2017

The overall objective of the guideline is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the management of contact dermatitis.

Added 10 years ago

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 Committee of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI).

Added 4 years 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 prepared this guidance for the management of immediate and non-immediate allergic reactions to penicillin...

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Journal articles

Disease trajectories in childhood atopic dermatitis: an update and practitioner's guide.

Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a heterogeneous disease with a multifactorial aetiology and complex pathophysiology. This heterogeneity translates into different trajectories of disease progression with respect to...

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Efficacy of autologous whole blood or serum therapy for chronic spontaneous urticaria: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Objective: We elucidated currently available evidence for the efficacy and safety of AWB therapy and AST for CSU.

Added 2 months ago

Real-life data on the effectiveness and safety of omalizumab in monotherapy or combined for chronic spontaneous urticaria: a retrospective cohort study.

Background: The real-life data on the effectiveness and safety of omalizumab in chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) with validated methods are scarce. There is also a lack of information on the use of combination treatments.

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Clinical trials

Mepolizumab for the Treatment of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

This is an exploratory study designed to generate preliminary data in evaluating the efficacy of Nucala in the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria.

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A Study to Compare Safety and Efficacy of Upadacitinib to Dupilumab in Adult Participants With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis (Heads Up)

This is a phase 3, randomized, multi-center study that will evaluate upadacitinib versus dupilumab in adults (18-75 years of age) with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) who are candidates for systemic therapy.

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JAK1 Inhibitor With Medicated Topical Therapy in Adolescents With Atopic Dermatitis (JADE TEEN)

This is a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group, Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of PF 04965842 in adolescent participants 12 to <18 years of age with moderate to severe AD

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EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

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