Why You Should Always Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them

BY MARKHAM HEID If you’re the type who dons new duds without washing them first, there’s a chance you may pay a price for it a few days later. A red, itchy, painful price. Allergic contact dermatitis is an immune system-related reaction to an allergen that has come into contact with your skin. It causesContinue reading “Why You Should Always Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them”

Peanut Allergy Drug Designated Breakthrough Therapy

Aimmune Therapeutics announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to AR101, an oral immunotherapy for children and adolescents 4–17 years of age who are allergic to peanuts. Aimmune Therapeutics recently announced positive results of ARC001, its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study of AR101 for desensitization treatment of peanutContinue reading “Peanut Allergy Drug Designated Breakthrough Therapy”