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Watch Out: If you have a severe allergy

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According to a disturbing report in Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (a journal that urgently needs a tighter name change), a significant number of kids (roughly 50 %) who suffered a severe allergic reaction did not receive epinephrine (aka adrenaline) treatment before arriving in hospital. That’s in large part due to the fact that […]

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Lots of you don’t have what you think you have

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There’s some really good news for lots of parents and even better, for lots of kids, too more from a recent study published online in the journal Pediatrics. The study concerned an allergy to penicillin, a drug which despite – maybe because of – the widespread availability of newer, more potent antibiotics is an antibiotic […]