American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Higher disease burden seen in patients with severe uncontrolled asthma

March 10, 2017
Patients with severe uncontrolled eosinophilic asthma faced costs of asthma-related health care and medications three to four times greater than…
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Web-based education for asthma, anaphylaxis improved quality of care

March 9, 2017
ATLANTA — Both pediatricians and allergists demonstrated improved quality of care for patients with asthma and anaphylaxis following web-based
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VIDEO: DBV Technologies VP discusses peanut allergy patch, other company products and trials

March 9, 2017
ATLANTA — Luis Salmun, MD, senior vice president, global medical affairs, DBV Technologies, outlined some of the projects in the…
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Lower, high doses of wheat oral immunotherapy desensitized majority of children

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA — Lower and high doses of wheat oral immunotherapy induced significant desensitization in most wheat-allergic children following 1
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VIDEO: Regeneron official provides dupilumab update

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA — Bola Akinlade, MD, MBA, FACP, clinical program leader, Regeneron, provided an update on studies involving dupilumab for the…
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False penicillin allergy status could risk negative consequences

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA —  Patients who think they are allergic to penicillin — but really aren’t — could be causing potential problems…
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Long-term peanut SLIT safe, effective among children

March 7, 2017
ATLANTA — Peanut sublingual immunotherapy induced clinically significant desensitization in 86% of peanut-allergic children, as well as
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New app for use in anaphylaxis emergencies under development

March 7, 2017
ATLANTA —Researchers are developing an app to educate teenagers on epinephrine auto-injector use in anaphylaxis emergencies, as adolescents…
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Anaphylactic events in schools more common in classrooms than cafeterias

March 6, 2017
ATLANTA — Among the anaphylactic events reported in United States schools, nearly half occurred in the classroom rather than the cafeteria or
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Not all pediatric allergy clinic referrals lead to allergy diagnosis

March 6, 2017
ATLANTA — Just over half of the patients referred to a tertiary care pediatric allergy clinic received an allergy diagnosis, suggesting a lack…
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