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

Early-onset atopic dermatitis phenotypes differ between children, adults

May 24, 2018
The skin of children with early-onset atopic dermatitis exhibits significantly different phenotypes when compared with the skin of adults with a
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NIH primary supporter of systematic reviews behind USPSTF recommendations

May 24, 2018
The NIH was the single largest financial contributor to the systematic reviews that led to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations…
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340B hospitals provide more low-profit services

May 23, 2018
Hospitals that participate in the 340B program offer more low-profit service lines than nonparticipants, according to research published in JAMA
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Physicians who receive opioid-related payments prescribe more opioids

May 14, 2018
Pharmaceutical industry marketing of opioids and related payments to physicians are associated with increased subsequent opioid prescribing…
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New test shows high specificity in diagnosing peanut allergy

May 3, 2018
A laboratory test that used children’s plasma in cell activation to diagnose peanut allergy showed 98% specificity, according to recently…
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3 subtypes of EoE discovered

May 3, 2018
Eosinophilic esophagitis has three distinct subtypes associated with different clinical features and molecular pathways, according to new research…
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Depression, anxiety leading risk factors for dementia

May 1, 2018
Primary care records in Europe showed neuropsychiatric symptoms, including depression, anxiety and seizures, were among the most common risk factors…
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One-fifth of conflicts of interest not disclosed at drug approval meetings

April 24, 2018
Of the public speakers at Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee meetings, about 20% had undisclosed conflicts of interest and…
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ACP calls for revision of physician performance measurements

April 18, 2018
In Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System, or MIPS, most ambulatory internal medicine quality measures are not compliant with ACP…
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Majority of physicians engage in multisite practicing

April 13, 2018
Nearly two in three physicians in Georgia are multisite practitioners — that is, they have multiple hospital privileges and/or work in…