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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Allergy\Immunology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Olaparib Desensitization in a Patient with Recurrent Peritoneal Cancer
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Olaparib, a poly(adenosine diphosphate [ADP]?ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, is a recommended and effective treatment option for patients who have relapsed, platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer, tubal cancer, or primary peritoneal cancer, regardless of BRCA mutation status.…

Case 37-2018: A 23-Year-Old Woman with Vision Loss
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Seth N. Levin (Neurology): A 23-year-old right-handed woman with a history of migraines was evaluated at this hospital for vertigo and vision loss affecting the right eye. Six days before admission, a right frontal headache and right retro-orbital pain developed; these…

AR101 Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy
31/12/69 - The prevalence of peanut allergy among children in the United States and other industrialized countries is on the rise. Peanut allergy usually persists into adulthood, is occasionally life-threatening, and accounts for the majority of deaths related to food allergy. Because there is no approved…

Oral Desensitization to Peanuts
31/12/69 - Once a peanut allergy develops, advice has historically been simple: lifelong complete avoidance is needed to prevent systemic allergic reactions, some of which could be fatal. However, over the past decade, a series of case reports and small studies have shown that the systematic introduction of…

Antibody-Mediated Rejection of Solid-Organ Allografts
31/12/69 - End-stage organ diseases are responsible for millions of deaths worldwide each year. Organ transplantation has become the treatment of choice, but despite the 120,000 new organ transplantations performed each year, only 1 million persons worldwide have functioning solid-organ transplants because of…

Case 27-2018: A 3-Year-Old Boy with Seizures
31/12/69 - Presentation Of Case. Dr. Caitlin E. Naureckas Li (Pediatrics): A 3-year-old boy was admitted to this hospital during the summer because of a seizure. The patient had been well until 3 days before admission, when one episode of emesis occurred. The following evening, he was fussy, and on the third…

Lichen Planus
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Case 24-2018: A 71-Year-Old Man with Acute Renal Failure and Hematuria
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Joshua Z. Drago (Medicine): A 71-year-old man was transferred to this hospital because of worsening renal function and hematuria. Three weeks before this admission, the patient?s wife became ill with chills, fatigue, and myalgias, and she thought she had influenza. A few…

Oral Plasma Kallikrein Inhibitor for Prophylaxis in Hereditary Angioedema
31/12/69 - Hereditary angioedema is a genetic disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of swelling. Oropharyngeal swelling can be life-threatening, and attacks in other sites, including the limbs, genitalia, face, and intestines, can be painful, disabling, and disfiguring and have a substantial effect on…

Epigenetic Control of Interleukin-9 in Asthma
31/12/69 - Interleukin-9 is a pleiotropic cytokine associated with allergic inflammation and is a therapeutic target in patients with asthma. Its expression and that of the interleukin-9 receptor are greater in the lungs of persons with asthma than in those of healthy persons. In murine models of allergic…

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