Category: allergy

  • Allergy specialist Stallergenes taps Aptar for digital delivery

    Stallergenes Greer has teamed up with Aptar Pharma to develop a digital dimension for its allergen immunotherapy (AIT) products that it hopes will improve the chances of patients completing their treatment. AIT involves the administration of controlled, low doses of allergens under the tongue or by subcutaneous injection in people with allergies, with the aim […]

  • Takeda Publishes the Results of Takhzyro (lanadelumab) in P-III HELP Study for the Prevention of Hereditary Angioedema Attacks in the Journal Allergy

    Shots: The P-III HELP OLE study evaluates the safety & efficacy of Takhzyro (300mg, q2w) in 212 patients aged ≥12yrs. with HAE attacks for ~2.5yrs. Results: 87.4% mean reduction in attack rate compared to baseline; attacks requiring acute treatment (93.4%); mod. or sev. attacks (84.3%); HAE attack-free (97.7%) with a duration of the attack-free period […]

  • Allergic reactions prompt Moderna COVID vaccine pause in California

    Public health authorities in California are seeking a halt on dosing of one lot of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine after reports of allergic reactions at one immunisation clinic. According to state epidemiologist Dr Erica Pan, there were a higher-than-expected number of suspected allergic reactions at a community clinic being used to administer the shot, with some […]

  • 8 Of The Most Common Foods Allergies – Do You Have One?

    As per the  Food Allergy Research & Education, in the US, each year, around 200,000 people require emergency medical care for allergic reactions to food. Food allergy is a specific immune response to certain food items that it considers harmful.  Upon exposure to the food allergen, the IgE antibodies alert cells to release powerful substances, […]

  • Coronavirus vaccine may have allergy warning in US, says expert

    The US government’s coronavirus vaccine chief has said that Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine could carry a warning that it should be avoided by people who are prone to serious allergic reactions. Moncef Slaoui, co-head of the US government’s Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccine programme, made the comments after the UK drugs regulator advised those with severe allergies […]