The Economist on allergy desensitization

Desensitization to peanuts has been in the news recently. Here is a brief summary by The Economist. Sensationalism-free for your reading pleasure. This is exciting research, and I hope it helps many. An important reminder from the article, however: This is not, the researchers emphasise, an experiment that anyone should attempt at home. Even under…

The power of advocacy

Today, something wonderful happened in the allergy community. A number of us, including FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education organization),¬†tweeted our concerns about a potentially dangerous headline, and Time Magazine’s online editor changed it within hours. I’m proud to be part of this community of fierce, devoted, and talented allergy advocates. For more about the…