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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Positive results for ligelizumab to treat chronic spontaneous urticaria.- Novartis

Results from a Phase IIb dose-finding study show an average complete response rate of 42% for doses 240 mg and...

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Adamis Pharmaceuticals announces commercial partnership with Emerge Health for Symjepi in Australia and New Zealand.

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution and commercialization agreement with Emerge Health Pty to...

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FDA Allergenic Products Advisory Committee votes to support the use of Palforzia (AR101) for peanut allergy.- Aimmune Therapeutics Inc.

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the Allergenic Products Advisory Committee (APAC) convened by the FDA voted to support the use...

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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

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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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...

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Serum IL-1β can be a biomarker in children with severe persistent allergic rhinitis.

Background: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is one of the most common diseases globally and usually persists throughout life. In the present study, we aimed to determine whether the expression of inflammatory biomarkers has a relationship...

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Anti-IgE treatment in allergic rhinitis.

Objectives: To review the efficacy of anti-IgE therapy in allergic rhinitis (AR).

Methods: Literature search was performed using...

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The Role of Histamine and Histamine Receptors in Mast Cell-Mediated Allergy and Inflammation: The Hunt for New Therapeutic Targets.

Histamine and its receptors (H1R–H4R) play a crucial and significant role in the development of various allergic diseases. Mast cells are multifunctional bone marrow-derived tissue-dwelling cells that are the major producer of...

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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.

Added 7 months ago

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

Added 7 months ago

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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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