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First Drug Approved for Treatment of Peanut Allergy in Children

Latest Allergies News MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Palforzia (Peanut [Arachis hypogaea] Allergen Powder-dnfp) to alleviate allergic reactions to accidental peanut exposure, the agency announced late Friday. Palforzia, a powder manufactured from peanuts, is indicated for initiation in individuals aged 4 to 17 years old with […]

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First Treatment for Peanut Allergy Approved by FDA

Latest Allergies News MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The first treatment for peanut allergy has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Palforzia — a specially prepared peanut powder that’s consumed daily in small amounts that are gradually increased over months — helps children and teens better tolerate peanuts so that […]

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Sinus Headache Pain, Symptoms, Treatments, Remedies, and Cures

Source: iStock Sinus headache definition and facts Sinuses in the face are air the spaces that develop from the nasal passages and help with air humidification and mucus secretion. Inflammation of the sinuses may decrease the ability for the mucus to drain, increasing pressure within the sinuses, which can cause a sinus headache. Common causes […]

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Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Procedure

What happens after sinus surgery (pictures)? After surgery, the patient will be taken to the recovery room where a nurse will monitor the patient’s vital signs. Usually, patients will be able to go home the same day as the surgery once they have fully recovered from the anesthetic. This usually takes several hours. Patients will […]

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Many With Dog Allergies Might Only Be Allergic to Male Dogs

Latest Allergies News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Getting a female dog or neutering your male dog may help ease your dog allergies, an expert says. “Up to 30% of people who are allergic to dogs are actually allergic to one specific protein that’s made in the prostate of a dog,” Dr. Lakiea […]

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Sinus Infection vs. Allergies

What is the treatment for sinus infections and allergies? Sinus Infection Viral sinusitis Antibiotics are not necessary for sinusitis caused by a virus. Frequently recommended treatments include pain and fever medications, for example: Bacterial sinusitis Bacterial infection of the sinuses is suspected when facial pain, nasal discharge resembling pus, and other symptoms last longer than […]

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Health Tip: Allergic Reaction First Aid

Latest Allergies News (HealthDay News) — Allergic reactions are sensitivities to allergens. From animal dander to foods, allergens may cause hives, itching, a rash and other symptoms. For a mild-to-moderate reaction, MedlinePlus mentions these first aid steps: Calm and reassure the person having the reaction. Try to identify the allergen and have the person avoid […]

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Could You Be Allergic to Additives?

Latest Allergies News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You suddenly break out in a rash or your throat gets scratchy. You assume you’re allergic to something … maybe pollen or a detergent. But could you be allergic to something in your food or medicine, and how could you tell? […]