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May 3, 2022

Allergic Dermatitis: What’s the Optimum Duration for ROAT? Allergic Dermatitis: What’s the Optimum Duration for ROAT?

When performing the repeated open application test (ROAT) for allergic dermatitis, a minimum 10-day application period is needed to be confident that a positive result will […]
April 28, 2022

Hairdresser Eczema Risk Far Outweighs That of Consumers Hairdresser Eczema Risk Far Outweighs That of Consumers

Hairdressers experience much more exposure to toxic agents than do consumers, putting them at much greater risk of hand eczema. That means that risk models based […]
April 12, 2022

Can Early Allergen Immunotherapy Prevent Future Asthma? Can Early Allergen Immunotherapy Prevent Future Asthma?

Providing allergen immunotherapy (AIT) to allergy patients, especially children, before they develop asthma may protect them from developing asthma in the future, a systematic review and […]
April 7, 2022

Treat or Refer? New Primary Care Flow Diagrams for Allergy Patients Treat or Refer? New Primary Care Flow Diagrams for Allergy Patients

A recently published set of treatment flow diagrams uses simplified diagnosis and management pathways to help primary care providers (PCPs) in Europe, the United States, and […]
April 5, 2022

Kids and Teens With Food Allergies Face Quality-Of-Life Issues Kids and Teens With Food Allergies Face Quality-Of-Life Issues

Children and adolescents with food allergies appear to fare worse physically, socially, and emotionally, and have poorer overall health-related quality of life (HRQL) than their food-allergy-free […]
April 1, 2022

Anaphylaxis Following Patch Testing Is Rare, Survey Finds Anaphylaxis Following Patch Testing Is Rare, Survey Finds

Anaphylaxis resulting from patch testing is very rare, according to new research presented at the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) 2022 Annual Meeting, held in Boston. […]
March 31, 2022

Hidden Formaldehyde in Products Linked to Allergic Reactions Hidden Formaldehyde in Products Linked to Allergic Reactions

Hidden formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers found in many cosmetics and other products, including personal protective equipment to shield healthcare workers from COVID-19, provoke allergic reactions in some […]
March 25, 2022

Aluminum Named Allergen of the Year Aluminum Named Allergen of the Year

BOSTON — The American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) has selected aluminum as the Allergen of the Year for 2022. Aluminum salts, which are the major cause […]
March 25, 2022

Foot Dermatitis Can Be Allergic Reaction to Topical Antifungals Foot Dermatitis Can Be Allergic Reaction to Topical Antifungals

Contact allergy to topical antifungal antibiotics is not common and is most often seen in association with foot dermatitis, according to a study from Portugal. An […]
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