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Immunotherapy could provide long-term protection against severe allergic reactions to peanuts, a new study suggests.
Monster fires in California have killed at least three people so far and burned tens of thousands of acres over the last couple of weeks. At least five fires are burning in the state; the Kincade Fire — which began two weeks ago — is still just 88 percent contained. The blazes have closed schools and businesses, forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate, and left behind charred rubble where entire communities once stood.
As fires rage in the Bay Area, scientists launch study to track long-term effects of smoke on the heart, lungs and immune system.
There is concern by Stanford scientists that inhaling wildland fire smoke could weaken the immune systems of children. They've embarked on a major study, but need the public's help as smoke spreads over the Bay Area. Here's how you could help with this important research.
A World Without Food Allergy: Professor Kari Nadeau Presents for the UNIKA-T Speaker Series on Behalf of the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Research (ZIG, University of Augsburg)
Professor Kari Nadeau, Director at the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University, California, presented her topic “A word without food allergy - fiction or reality” within the scope of the UNIKA-T Speaker Series.
Stanford professor Kari Nadeau lives the life, some would say the dream, of what Judah Folkman has called the inquisitive physician, integrating her deep knowledge of chemistry, her experience in biotech drug development, and her clinical acumen and deeply-felt compassion for patients to bring the best of medicine and science to children and adults with food allergies.
The Future of Everything with Russ Altman:
Sharon Chinthrajah, a clinical associate professor at the Stanford School of Medicine, explains ways to protect your health from air pollution while decreasing energy consumption.
- An expert advisory panel says a new treatment option for peanut allergies should be approved.
- The medication is called Palforzia and it would be the first drug to target these types of dangerous allergies.
- It is not considered a full cure but a way to reduce dangerous symptoms.
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Already this summer, the Bay Area has had heat waves topping 100 degrees. Most Americans in the rest of the country are facing extreme heat this week. These dangerous events are becoming more common and are putting clean air, public health and lives at risk. They’re just the latest indicator that we are facing a climate health emergency.
San Francisco Chronicles - July 23, 2019
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The New York Times - November 16, 2018
The Doctors TV - September 20, 2018
Study Finds Combining Xolair with OIT Led to Quicker, Safer Desensitization with Multiple Food Allergens
Allergic Living - December 12, 2017
It’s been a harrowing journey for 10-year-old Tessa Grosso and her family. Tessa has multiple food allergies, and her severe reactions to even the slightest trace of certain substances could have killed her.