Webinars

Webinar Recording and Recap: Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions

Pre-recorded in December 2016, the webinar Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions is presented by Clifford W. Bassett, MD. Dr. Bassett is Medical Director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and is on the faculty of New York University School of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the State University of New… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions

Food Allergy Research

Despite Higher Risk, Milk Oral Immunotherapy Successful for Patients with Asthma

Individuals with both asthma and food allergies are at heightened risk for severe reactions and fatal anaphylaxis. For that reason, milk-allergic patients with asthma are often excluded from clinical trials for milk oral immunotherapy (MOIT), a treatment course which aims to desensitize patients to milk. A recent study from researchers at the Assaf Harofeh Medical… Continue reading Despite Higher Risk, Milk Oral Immunotherapy Successful for Patients with Asthma

Food Allergy Research

Winter Birth Increases Food Allergy Risk in Inner-city Asthmatic Children

Inner-city asthmatic children who were born in the winter (December, January and February) are more likely to be sensitized to egg, peanut or soy allergens than their counterparts who are born in other seasons, according to a recently published study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. A multi-center research team, led by J. Andrew… Continue reading Winter Birth Increases Food Allergy Risk in Inner-city Asthmatic Children