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  • peanut allergy
  • An evaluation of the sensitivity of subjects with peanut allergy to very low doses of peanut protein: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge study. (medscape.com)
  • Adding to the confusion is that in countries like Indonesia and Thailand, where peanuts are ubiquitous, there is virtually no peanut allergy, leaving the experts to concede they really don't know for sure why food allergies are on the rise. (cnn.com)
  • shouldn't
  • Not much research has investigated the question, but one study did find that one night of storage at a temperature that is too high or too low is probably fine and you shouldn't need to throw out the injector. (mykidsfoodallergies.com)
  • 2016
  • For example, in February 2016, FDA issued a draft Guidance on Human Factors Studies and Related Clinical Study Considerations in Combination Product Design and Development, which describes the different kinds of human factors studies that may be appropriate for certain combination products, including drugs and biologics delivered by auto-injectors. (fda.gov)
  • immune system
  • And the notion there is that in the more-developed countries, you may be getting less exposure to infections and germs and other things that may stimulate your immune system in a direction other than allergy,' Wood said. (cnn.com)
  • The more your immune system is kept busy by exposure to germs and infections early in life, the less time it can devote to things like allergy. (cnn.com)
  • A soy allergy is caused by the immune system mistaking soy protein for a harmful substance, referred to as an allergen. (news-medical.net)
  • When someone has an egg allergy, the body's immune system , which normally fights infections, overreacts to proteins in egg. (kidshealth.org)
  • With a soy allergy, your immune system identifies certain soy proteins as harmful, triggering the production of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to the soy protein (allergen). (mayoclinic.org)
  • needle
  • First, hold the orange tip near the patient's outer thigh to position the device at a 90-degree angle (needle-tip straight down), then swing the auto-injector against the patient's outer thigh and press firmly against it until you hear a click. (yahoo.com)
  • The new device also has retractable needle and automated voice instructions to assist the users on how to correctly use the autoinjectors. (wikipedia.org)
  • timely
  • With this role in mind, and as I discuss more fully below, FDA is working hard to support the timely, scientific, and efficient development of new epinephrine auto-injector products. (fda.gov)
  • risk
  • Risk of administering cephalosporin antibiotics to patients with histories of penicillin allergy. (medscape.com)