In the JournalsPerspective

Fast food consumption linked to asthma, eczema

August 10, 2018
Eating fast foods, particularly hamburgers, three or more times a week correlated to asthma in a dose-response pattern, according to a systematic…

In the Journals

IgA antibodies from tick bite may lead to red meat allergy

August 7, 2018
The bites of Lone Star ticks can influence the amount of immunoglobulin A antibodies related to alpha gal a patient may have. An allergy to alpha…

In the Journals

Strong cross-sectional association found between ADHD, asthma

August 6, 2018
Combined results of a meta-analysis and Swedish population-based study supported a significant link between ADHD and asthma, which remained after…


Experts wary of at-home food allergy products

July 23, 2018
The online shopping market for medical products has expanded during the past few years to include products that manufacturers claim can help families…

In the Journals

Nutrition bar improves lung function in overweight, obese teens with asthma

July 20, 2018
Teens with overweight or obesity and uncontrolled asthma who consumed two nutritional supplement bars daily and attended nutrition and exercise…

In the JournalsPerspective

Allergy to red meat increases risk for CHD

July 20, 2018
Immunoglobulin E to galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose increased atheroma burden and plaques, particularly in patients aged 65 years or younger, according…

In the Journals

Healthy diet prevents asthma, reduces symptoms

July 20, 2018
Following a healthy diet that is high in fruit, vegetables and grains is associated with fewer asthma symptoms and greater asthma control and may…

In the Journals

Emergencies in ambulatory care usually require only basic interventions

July 20, 2018
The most commonly occurring emergency in the pediatric ambulatory care setting is respiratory distress, but most events are resolved with basic…

Pediatric Asthma Yardstick aids physicians in stepping up treatment

July 13, 2018
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, or ACAAI, has published the Pediatric Asthma Yardstick, a new guideline describing how and…

In the Journals

Emergency epinephrine use not common among adults with allergies

July 6, 2018
Only 48% of adults experiencing a severe allergic reaction used an epinephrine auto-injector, according to findings recently published in the Annals

In the Journals

Reported penicillin allergy increases chance of drug-resistant infection

July 3, 2018
The use of alternative antibiotics in those with a reported penicillin allergy accounts for over half of the increased risk of methicillin-resistant…

In the Journals

Newest member of allergic march: eosinophilic esophagitis

June 29, 2018
A link found between allergic comorbidities and an eosinophilic esophagitis diagnosis suggests that the painful inflammation of the esophagus may be…

In the Journals

Tonsillectomies, adenoidectomies increase risk of later disease in children

June 27, 2018
Pediatric tonsillectomies and adenoidectomies increase the risk of upper respiratory tract diseases and slightly increase the risk for other

In the JournalsPerspective

Nasal brush successfully tests for genetic biomarkers of mild, moderate asthma

June 25, 2018
A genetic biomarker of asthma collected from a nasal swab can accurately diagnose asthma in patients with mild to moderate symptoms. The

In the JournalsPerspective

Most health care professionals use incorrect asthma inhaler technique

June 18, 2018
Health care professionals incorrectly used an asthma inhaler almost 85% of the time, according to a systematic review recently published in The

Meeting NewsPerspective

Oral contraceptive use linked to potential risk for lifetime asthma

June 18, 2018
Oral contraceptive use was associated with higher prevalence of lifetime asthma, according to findings recently presented at the American Thoracic…

In the Journals

Bacterial solution effective in treating pediatric, adult atopic dermatitis

June 13, 2018
Atopic dermatitis in children and adults can improve with the treatment of a solution containing Roseomonas mucosa, which decreases the severity of

In the Journals

Food allergies common in children with autism

June 8, 2018
Food allergies were the most common of allergic conditions found in children with autism, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network

In the Journals

Treatment failure in children with asthma linked to influenza

June 4, 2018
Respiratory viruses, including influenza, were associated with an increased risk of treatment failure in children who presented to the ED with…

In the Journals

Dupilumab safe, effective for treatment of uncontrolled asthma

June 1, 2018
Dupilumab, a drug typically used to treat moderate-to-severe eczema, may assist in reducing the rate of severe exacerbation in those aged 12 years