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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Majority of children at low risk for penicillin allergy are not allergic

July 7, 2017
All children who were considered minimal risk for penicillin allergy in a questionnaire demonstrated no allergy to the antibiotic in a study…
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Multitasking, silent EHR use affect patient care

July 6, 2017
Although most clinicians multitask while using electronic health records, which increases the risk for communication and timeliness errors…
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Less restrictive elimination diet effective in children with EoE

July 5, 2017
A less restrictive four-food elimination diet was almost as effective as a six-food elimination diet for treating children with eosinophilic…
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Low market competition causes high generic drug prices

July 3, 2017
New data showed a link between significant rises in generic drug prices and decreased market competition, according to a study published in Annals of
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Mortality risk likely to be higher among uninsured patients

June 27, 2017
With the Congressional Budget Office report indicating that 22 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by 2026 under
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Disease burden of atopic dermatitis comparable to psoriasis

June 23, 2017
Patients with atopic dermatitis had health-related quality of life and productivity impairment that was comparable to patients with psoriasis…
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State medical licensing board questions may discourage physicians from addressing their mental health

June 21, 2017
Medical license application questions are still not treating mental and physical illness the same, and this could be impacting a physician’s…
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Atopic dermatitis associated with ocular disease risk

June 20, 2017
Adults with atopic dermatitis had a significantly higher risk of developing conjunctivitis, keratitis and keratoconus compared with the general…
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Parental separation in childhood linked to increased risk for common cold in adulthood

June 19, 2017
Children of parents who were separated and did not communicate with each other were three times as likely to develop common cold symptoms following…
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Food allergies documented in 4% of US population

June 16, 2017
Food allergy or intolerance was documented among 3.6% of the United States population — approximately one in 25 people — with highest…