In the Journals

Individual signs, symptoms demonstrate limited accuracy in diagnosing acute rhinosinusitis

March 14, 2019
Physicians should consider the overall clinical impression instead of focusing on individual signs and symptoms to diagnose acute rhinosinusitis…

In the Journals

High doses of prenatal vitamin D not associated with children’s asthma risk

March 13, 2019
Women who took high doses of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy did not impact their child’s risk for asthma by the age of 6 years…

Feature

Fighting an 'invisible epidemic' during Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

March 13, 2019
Faced with an increasing incidence and prevalence of autoimmune disease in the United States —approximately 23.5 million Americans are affected…

FDA NewsPerspective

FDA approval of Dupixent for AD in teens ‘changes the game plan’

March 12, 2019
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi announced that the FDA has approved Dupixent for patients aged 12 to 17 years with moderate-to-severe atopic…

Meeting News

Dupixent improves symptoms of severe chronic rhinosinusitis

March 12, 2019
Patients with severe chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps treated with Dupixent showed improvements in nasal polyp size, nasal congestion…

Meeting News

Allergy & Asthma Network CEO shares top takeaways for PCPs from AAAAI annual meeting

March 11, 2019
New research on food allergy treatments, stewardship of oral corticosteroids, microbiome’s role in allergy development, and shared decision…

Meeting News

Cesarean delivery linked to milk allergy, GERD in offspring

March 7, 2019
Children delivered by cesarean

In the Journals

Eczema reduces children’s sleep quality

March 4, 2019
Although children with and without atopic dermatitis receive a comparable amount of sleep, children with the condition are more likely to have a…

Meeting News

Asthma more common in opioid users

March 1, 2019
The prevalence of asthma was higher among patients with opioid dependence, according to findings presented at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma…

Meeting News

Viaskin peanut patch safe, well-tolerated in young children

March 1, 2019
The Viaskin peanut patch was well-tolerated and safe for young children with a peanut allergy, according to findings presented at the American…

Meeting News

Exercise, sleep deprivation may increase allergic reaction to peanuts

March 1, 2019
Common factors, including exercise and lack of sleep, substantially decreased the threshold of reactivity in patients with peanut allergy, thus…

Meeting News

Researchers try casual exposure to reduce children’s anxiety over nut allergies

February 27, 2019
In a recent randomized control trial, researchers asked pediatric patients with nut allergies to casually touch the allergen, hoping it would reduce…

Meeting News

Kids with reported penicillin allergy often tolerate graded challenges

February 26, 2019
Very few children with reported penicillin allergy have a reaction when tested with a graded challenge, according to research presented at the…

Meeting News

Clinicians show inconsistent compliance with peanut allergy guidelines, screenings

February 26, 2019
Clinicians did not consistently adhere to peanut allergy–related guidelines or conduct proper allergy screenings, according to three different…

Meeting News

More allergists reporting barriers to performing oral food challenges

February 25, 2019
The number of allergists that reported obstacles in conducting oral food challenges increased during the past decade, according to findings presented…

In the Journals

Peanut patch trial produces mixed results

February 22, 2019
Young children with peanut allergy who received 12 months of treatment with a peanut patch had a significant difference in treatment response rate…

Feature

Separating myths from realities regarding food allergies

February 21, 2019
There are a number of misconceptions about food allergy, and primary care physicians can best serve their patients by dispelling those inaccuracies…

FDA News

FDA approves first generic Advair Diskus for asthma, COPD

January 31, 2019
The FDA recently issued approval to the first generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Advair Diskus (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol…

In the Journals

Pediatric corticosteroid use increases with poor asthma control documentation

January 29, 2019
Children with uncontrolled or undocumented control of their asthma symptoms were more likely to receive prescriptions for both oral and inhaled…

In the Journals

Antibiotics linked to longer hospital stay for asthma

January 28, 2019
Patients hospitalized for asthma who received antibiotic therapy had a significantly longer hospital length of stay and higher hospital costs…