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.

In the Journals

NIAID reports early peanut introduction to infants may prevent allergy

January 24, 2017
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has published addendum guidelines along with findings from the LEAP study that demonstrate…
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Heartburn drug use in pregnancy may be associated with childhood asthma

January 18, 2017
Children whose mothers took medications to treat acid reflux during pregnancy were more likely to develop asthma, according to research published in…
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Home visiting program reduced infant ED, PCP visits during first year

January 16, 2017
Infants of first-time parents who were assigned home visits by a nurse–parent educator team were significantly less likely to visit EDs or…
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ACP, specialists examine the future of the Affordable Care Act

January 9, 2017
As inauguration day for President-elect Donald J. Trump looms, the future status of the Affordable Care Act remains uncertain. The ACP and several
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PCPs order excessive, costlier food allergen panels vs. allergists

January 5, 2017
Compared with allergists, primary care providers ordered significantly more food allergen panels and generated higher cost per patient, according to…
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Skin patch for peanut allergy yields higher immunity in children

December 22, 2016
Children were able to overcome allergic response to peanuts by wearing a skin patch that administered epicutaneous immunotherapy in the form of…
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ACP: Repeal, replacement of ACA would negatively impact health care industry

December 14, 2016
President-elect Donald J. Trump has pledged to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, and with a Republican-led Congress, he will…
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More effective intervention models for physician burnout warranted

December 9, 2016
Current intervention programs for physicians generated small but significant reductions in burnout, and interventions with an organization-directed…
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Depression prevalence among medical students concerning

December 8, 2016
Medical students have a higher overall rate of depression than the general population, according to study results published in JAMA. These findings…
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Mouse allergen in inner-city schools linked to asthma morbidity among children

December 8, 2016
Decreased lung function and increased asthma symptoms in children were associated with elevated levels of mouse allergen in urban elementary and…