Summer Camp When Your Child Has Allergies

Summer Camp When Your Child Has Allergies or Asthma – Preparation is Key With summer camps opening up again for Summer 2021, young people across the U.S. will again have a chance to get away, try something new, and make new friends. There are some 7,000 overnight camps and another 5,000 day camps in the […]

Allergies in Children

Allergies in Children

Allergy and allergy-related health issues are among the leading chronic diseases among infants and children, reports the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, adding that an estimated 4 to 6 percent of children have food allergies, 8 to 10 percent have asthma, and 15 to 25 percent have allergic rhinitis (hay fever).(1) According to […]

Venom Immunotherapy For Stinging Insect Allergy

Venom Immunotherapy For Stinging Insect Allergy

The World Allergy Organization estimates that between 1 and 7% of the population worldwide has an insect sting allergy. Some people are allergic to more than one kind of insect sting. Insects causing allergic reactions include wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, bees, and fire ants.(1) An allergic reaction to an insect sting requires immediate medical attention. […]

Lifesaving Epinephrine Injectors

Lifesaving Epinephrine Injectors

Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction that is serious and life-threatening. “The most common anaphylactic reactions are to foods, insect stings, medications and latex,”

The Origins of Allergenic Immunotherapy

The start of Spring means the busiest time for allergy practices across the U.S. For some patients, allergenic immunotherapy (allergy shots) provides long-term relief from symptoms. Here’s a look back at this important medical treatment that has improved the lives of millions. In 1911, a young scientist in London published a paper about his research, […]

Food Allergies in Children and Adults

Food Allergies in Children

There was a 50% increase in food allergy in children between the years 1997 and 2011, according to the  Centers for Disease Control. The increase is naturally leading to more adults living with food allergy, and also an increasing number of adults are being diagnosed for the first time.(1) Researchers are working to determine factors […]

Allergen Treatment Set Labeling

Allergen Treatment Set Labeling

SCIT is considered safe, although adverse reactions to allergen immunotherapy do occur. Clear and consistent labeling helps prevent errors and is a critical component of SCIT safety.

Resuming SCIT during COVID-19

Resuming SCIT during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a disruption in subcutaneous therapy (SCIT). Now practices are considering the best way to re-engage allergy immunotherapy patients.

Beginning Allergy Treatment

Your first trip to allergist

If you’re headed to the allergist for the first time – you have a lot of company. Approximately 50 million Americans have allergies…

ACAAI 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting

Xtract Solutions is thrilled to be part of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology November 13-15.