Category: Allergies

Illustration of shelled peanuts floating in a blue sky with clouds.

June 3, 2019

Can Simply Smelling Peanuts Cause an Allergic Reaction?

A UNC allergist addresses the risk of airborne peanut allergies.

Allergies, Health

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illustration of a doctor in a lab coat holding a giant medicine bottle containing a giant peanut in the shell

November 27, 2017

New Treatment Options for People with Food Allergies

Immunotherapy may hold the key to helping patients.

Food Allergies

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Photo illustration of a bee gathering pollen on a flower.

April 10, 2014

Taking the sting out of insect-sting allergies

Insect stings cause 40 to as many as 100 deaths nationwide each year. A review of current scientific literature related to specific insect-sting hypersensitivity points to epinephrine auto-injectors and immunotherapy as lifesavers in people with a previous sting-induced systemic allergic reaction.

Allergies, Treatment

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