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“Allergic to Brooklyn?” Commentary

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte I have spent thirty years teaching and practicing allergy in Brooklyn and the past 10 in the Bronx. Abstract 341 presented at the AAAAI meeting “Effect of Duration of Residence in Brooklyn on IGE Responses of Immigrants” by Dr. Edward Kleiman M.D. caught my interest. Dr. Kleiman and his group are […]

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Nasal Epinephrine—Good Idea or Not?

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte A company has announced a successful feasibility study for delivering epinephrine in the form of a nasal inhaler.  According to a press release, the study by Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, Ltd “demonstrated that this needle-free nasal epinephrine formulation succeeded in achieving rapid absorption in peripheral blood comparable to EpiPen™, the leading […]

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