Category Archives: Science

The Science of Anaphylaxis – An Allergic Storm

“Education leads to enlightenment.  Enlightenment opens the way to empathy.  Empathy foreshadows reform.”  -  Derrick A. Bell The death of Ammaria Johnson is heart-wrenching for all of us.  An innocent 7 year old dies at school from peanut-induced anaphylaxis because … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis, Observations, Science

The Science of Sensitization (or How in the World We Become Allergic…)

A few months ago, I talked to you about The Science of Anaphylaxis.  We started our exploration of an allergic reaction with a mast cell that had IgE antibody to a food allergen on its surface, learned how allergic reactions … Continue reading

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Observations, Science