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Maternal race, vitamin D intake impact offspring allergy, asthma

March 20, 2018
Prenatal vitamin D status and a mother’s race affected their children’s allergy and some pulmonology outcomes, according to two studies…

In the Journals

Asthma APGAR tool improves patient, practice outcomes

March 20, 2018
The Asthma Activities, Persistent, triGGers, Asthma medications, Response to therapy, or APGAR, tool was an “effective practice addition”…

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Emergency asthma, allergy management in schools inadequate

March 20, 2018
Physician input may improve the care of asthma exacerbations and anaphylaxis in the school setting because emergency action plans are maintained by

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Peanut desensitization achievable with low doses of maintenance oral immunotherapy

March 19, 2018
Long-term and lower maintenance doses of peanut oral immunotherapy are an effective form of protection against peanut allergy for those with

In the Journals

Parental asthma linked to bipolar disorder in offspring

March 16, 2018
Study findings demonstrated a link between parental asthma and bipolar disorder in their children, according to data published in Schizophrenia

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Allergy to cow's milk negatively impacts pediatric weight, height

March 15, 2018
Children who experience a persistent allergy to cow’s milk are more likely to have a lower weight and height than children with peanut and

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Food allergy not associated with asthma-related ED use, hospitalization

March 15, 2018
Children who experience food allergies are not at an increased risk of using emergency care from EDs or hospitalization when compared with other

In the Journals

Quadrupling inhaled steroid dose reduces severe asthma attacks

March 13, 2018
During worsening asthma control, a self-management plan involving a temporary four-times increase in the dose of inhaled glucocorticoids reduced…

Meeting News

Olopatadine, mometasone combination improves seasonal allergic rhinitis

March 9, 2018
A nasal spray that combines olopatadine and mometasone is safe and improves symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, according to findings presented…

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Self-regulation intervention reduces asthma exacerbations in older adults

March 8, 2018
A self-management intervention helps older adults decrease asthma exacerbations and have better asthma control, according to findings presented at…

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Folic acid concentrations at birth may be associated with food allergy in children

March 8, 2018
Folic acid exposure in utero may be associated with food allergy development in children, according to research presented at the American Academy of…

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Allergies linked to increased risk for eosinophilic esophagitis

March 5, 2018
Patients who have other allergic diseases are more likely to develop eosinophilic esophagitis, according to research presented at the 2018 American…

Q&A: Preventing, managing flu complications in patients with asthma

February 23, 2018
As the especially severe influenza season continues in the United States, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology stresses that…

AR101 oral immunotherapy effective in reducing severity of peanut allergy

February 21, 2018
AR101, an immunotherapy treatment option for peanut allergy created by Aimmune Therapeutics Inc. is effective in increasing tolerance to peanut

In the JournalsPerspective

Maternal peanut consumption, early introduction protect against allergy

February 19, 2018
Infants of mothers who consume peanuts while breast-feeding and directly introduce their child to the food by 12 months of age are less likely to be

In the JournalsPerspective

Short-acting asthma medications lower female fertility

February 15, 2018
Women who used intermittent relievers to manage their asthma were more likely to have problems conceiving, according to data recently published in…

Perspective

CDC: Children experiencing fewer asthma attacks

February 6, 2018
Children with asthma experienced fewer asthma attacks between 2001 and 2016, according to a recent Vital Signs report from the CDC. The percentage…

In the Journals

ACAAI encourages use of telemedicine in allergy care

February 2, 2018
In a new position statement, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology advocates for physicians to incorporate meaningful and sustained…

In the JournalsPerspective

Cesareans increase risk for offspring complications, decrease risk for maternal complications

January 23, 2018
Children delivered by cesarean were at higher risk for obesity and asthma, but cesarean deliveries were linked to a lower risk of pelvic prolapse and…

In the JournalsPerspective

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…