Tag Archives: Allergy

ICER should include quality of life in the value of food allergy treatments – STAT

Walk into any classroom in America today and you’ll likely find at least two children with a food allergy. More than 40% of such children have experienced a serious allergic reaction such as anaphylaxis, a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that can occur suddenly after exposure to something you’re allergic to, such as peanuts. This… Read More »

Allergy season kicks off as temperatures rise – KRTV Great Falls News

[embedded content] BOZEMAN – As spring settles in and many people welcome warmer temperatures, for some, this time of year brings the dread of allergy season. If you find yourself sneezing, coughing, and having a runny nose continuously at this time of year, you probably have allergies and you can probably blame trees. “Early spring… Read More »

MKSAP: 62-year-old woman with a sun allergy

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 62-year-old woman is evaluated for a “sun allergy,” manifesting as a rash on her scalp, eyelids, upper back, and knuckles. This started 2 years ago, but is less pronounced over the winter months. Medical history is unremarkable. Her only medication… Read More »