National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Guidelines for life after LEAPAs the number of infants and children developing peanut allergy continues to grow, so does the need for pediatricians and other primary care providers to understand current recommendations on how best to prevent this allergy.
Food allergy panel testing often leads to misdiagnosisTo determine the utility of food allergy panel testing among patients referred to a pediatric food allergy center, investigators conducted a retrospective chart review of such patients for whom a primary care provider had obtained a standard panel of immunoglobulin E (IgE) tests.
Ebola clinical activity heats up with vaccine candidates in worksThe Ebola outbreak has taught us that the health systems in West Africa are under-resourced and vulnerable. Scaling up capability of local healthcare provision is an important consideration for control of this virus, and drug makers are gearing up to expedite development of Ebola vaccines.