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Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergies

Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergies is a life changing medical treatment that re-trains the immune system to become desensitized to food allergens through regular ingestion of food proteins at increasing doses. Alabama Allergy's Food Allergy Treatment Center...

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FDA Approves the First Peanut Allergy Pill

Peanut allergies are the second most common food allergy in children, occurring in about one in 50 kids. "There is no cure for peanut allergies other than avoidance, so families naturally have a lot of concern about accidental contact," says Weily Soong, MD, who...

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Weighing the risks of OIT

Weighing the risks of OIT

So you’ve heard about OIT (Oral Immunotherapy), and now you’re curious about the risk factors. You may have heard that there is no risk involved with OIT, or you may have been told the opposite: that in your case, OIT is too risky to attempt. With so much information...

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The Wonderful World of Fungi – Part X

The Wonderful World of Fungi – Part X

The Wonderful World of FungiPart X – Division Ascomycota – Fascinating Members (Morels)By: H. Wayne Shew, Ph.D.NAB Certified Pollen CounterAAAC Collection Station—Birmingham, Alabama It has been a while since I wrote anything about that most...

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The Wonderful World of Fungi

The Wonderful World of Fungi Part VII – Division Ascomycota – Introduction By: H. Wayne Shew, Ph.D. NAB Certified Pollen Counter AAAC Collection Station—Birmingham, Alabama It has been a while since I wrote anything about fungi on this blog so I thought...

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Pollen, Spores, and More with Dr. Wayne Shew

The Wonderful World of Fungi – Part X

The Wonderful World of Fungi – Part X

The Wonderful World of FungiPart X – Division Ascomycota – Fascinating Members (Morels)By: H. Wayne Shew, Ph.D.NAB Certified Pollen CounterAAAC Collection Station—Birmingham, Alabama It has been a while since I wrote anything about that most...

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