In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in allergy and immunology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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School-based telemedicine program decreases severity of asthma

January 18, 2018
The implementation of an urban school-based telemedicine program that promotes preventive care for children with persistent asthma is able to…
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Autism prevalence plateaus among children, adolescents

January 2, 2018
There was no significant increase in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children and adolescents between 2014 and 2016, according to…
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Maternal sugary drink intake raises asthma risk in offspring

December 22, 2017
Children are more likely to develop asthma in midchildhood if they consumed high levels of fructose in early childhood or if their mothers consumed…
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Allergy experts set the record straight on flu shots for patients with egg sensitivity

December 19, 2017
New data have affirmed what the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology said has been known for several years: There are no special…
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Breast-feeding may increase risk for hay fever, eczema

November 22, 2017
Breast-feeding was associated with increased odds for hay fever and eczema, but was not significantly associated with asthma, according to data…
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High dose peanut patch shows promise for peanut sensitivity

November 14, 2017
Patients with peanut sensitivity who wore a 250-µg epicutaneous immunotherapy-based peanut patch had a significant treatment response compared…
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Burnout, dissatisfaction drive 1 in 5 physicians to plan on reducing work hours

November 10, 2017
Survey results published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reveal a significant level of discontent among physicians, with many considering scaling back or…
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Service price biggest driver of health care spending

November 9, 2017
Annual health care spending increased from $1.2 trillion to $2.1 trillion between 1996 and 2013, fueled by a 50% rise in the price of health care…
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Recommendations inconsistent in pediatric asthma guidelines

November 8, 2017
Although national and international guidelines for the treatment of pediatric bronchiolitis have many similarities, less agreement is found in
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Choosing Wisely helpful, but many physicians unaware of the campaign

November 1, 2017
While awareness of the Choosing Wisely campaign was low among physicians, a majority of those who knew of the campaign reported that it was helpful…