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…

Meeting News

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…

Meeting News

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…

Meeting News

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…

Cold weather sometimes leads to allergy misdiagnosis

January 3, 2018
According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S, affecting…

FDA News

FDA approves label changes on inhaled corticosteroid/LABA medications

December 21, 2017
The FDA has approved changing the boxed labeling on inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting beta2 antagonist combination medications manufactured by…

In the Journals

Allergy experts set the record straight on flu shots for patients with egg sensitivity

December 19, 2017
New data have affirmed what the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology said has been known for several years: There are no special…

In the Journals Plus

Insulin demand higher in children with type 1 diabetes plus asthma

December 11, 2017
Children with concomitant type 1 diabetes and asthma are more likely to require a higher insulin dose, reach shorter adult height and have a higher…

Meeting News

Asthma mortality rates declining, but ‘epidemic’ looming

December 7, 2017
The mortality rate from asthma decreased 42% between 1999 to 2015, but cases of asthma are increasing, with no plateau or decrease in sight…

In the Journals

Systemic corticosteroid use linked to pediatric bone fractures

November 30, 2017
Use of inhaled corticosteroids for the treatment of pediatric asthma is not significantly associated with an increased risk in bone fractures in…

In the Journals

Guidelines recommend intranasal corticosteroids for seasonal allergic rhinitis

November 27, 2017
New recommendations issued by the 2017 Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters support intranasal corticosteroid as monotherapy rather than in…

In the Journals

Breast-feeding may increase risk for hay fever, eczema

November 22, 2017
Breast-feeding was associated with increased odds for hay fever and eczema, but was not significantly associated with asthma, according to data…