In the JournalsPerspective

Benefits of FENO-guided asthma management passes from mother to child

January 21, 2019
Children born to women with asthma whose condition was managed based on the fraction of exhaled nitric oxide, or FENO, in addition to their asthma…

In the Journals

1 in 5 NYC teens have undiagnosed asthma

January 16, 2019
Approximately 20% of teenagers in New York City have asthma symptoms but have not received a diagnosis, according to research published in The

Meeting News

Penicillin allergy often recedes, should be retested

January 9, 2019
Patients with a positive penicillin skin test will likely experience reduced sensitivity to the medication over time and should undergo repeat…

FDA News

FDA approves first digital inhaler for asthma, COPD

January 2, 2019
The FDA recently announced its approval of ProAir Digihaler for the management of asthma and COPD, according to a press release. ProAir Digihaler…

Top ten internal medicine stories of 2018: Allergies, nutrition, FDA news

December 31, 2018
Features on seasonal allergies and celiac disease, new research on the impact of nutrition on overall health and FDA news were among the most-read…

Meeting News

Dupilumab significantly improves asthma control

December 20, 2018
Patients with uncontrolled, moderate-to-severe asthma treated with dupilumab demonstrated significant improvement in asthma control regardless of…

In the JournalsPerspective

Wheat oral immunotherapy helps young patients with wheat allergy

December 7, 2018
Low-dose vital wheat gluten oral immunotherapy induced desensitization after 1 year of treatment in patients with wheat allergy, according to…

Meeting News

Fasenra reduces rescue medication use in asthma

December 6, 2018
Fasenra reduced daily rescue medication use by day 3 in patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma with eosinophilic inflammation, according to…

In the Journals

Lanadelumab effective against hereditary angioedema attacks

December 5, 2018
Subcutaneous lanadelumab, a monoclonal antibody drug, for 26 weeks significantly reduces attack rates of hereditary angioedema, according to data…

Few PCPs ‘proficient’ in early peanut introduction

December 4, 2018
Only 12% of primary care physicians surveyed correctly answered all the questions regarding early peanut introduction, according to findings…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Emphasizing, reassessing epinephrine use improves outcomes

November 30, 2018
A clinical pathway that emphasized early epinephrine use and reassessed its use before IV placement improved outcomes in pediatric patients with…

Meeting News

Many patients develop food allergy in adulthood, yet often go undiagnosed

November 28, 2018
About a quarter of individuals develop a food allergy after the age of 18 years, but are not frequently diagnosed by physicians, according to…

Meeting News

Viaskin Peanut reduces sensitivity in majority of young patients with peanut allergy

November 26, 2018
More than half of the young patients with peanut allergy treated with 250 µg of Viaskin Peanut tolerated an increased eliciting dose of peanut…

Meeting News

Majority of asthma actuations considered poor

November 20, 2018
The majority of actuations in patients with asthma were poor, regardless of whether or not the patient used either a rescue or a controller metered…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Thorough consideration of history essential in food allergy diagnosis

November 20, 2018
NEW YORK — Food allergies can be difficult to determine in pediatric patients — a topic addressed at the annual Infectious Diseases in

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Atopic dermatitis extends beyond allergy, dermatology care

November 19, 2018
At the annual Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady…

Meeting News

AR101 provides tolerance to peanut over time

November 19, 2018
Young patients with peanut allergy who received the immunotherapy treatment AR101 became tolerant to peanut over time, protecting themselves from…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Parental pacifier sucking may prevent allergies in children

November 16, 2018
Parents who sucked pacifiers to clean them had children with lower total IgE production, according to findings presented at the American College of…

FDA News

FDA reapproves OTC Primatene Mist for mild asthma

November 8, 2018
The FDA has approved over-the-counter Primatene Mist to temporarily relieve symptoms of mild, intermittent asthma in patients aged 12 years and…

In the JournalsPerspective

Computer-generated phone calls slightly increase asthma medication adherence

November 6, 2018
Computer-generated phone calls based on a patient’s electronic health record and answers to questions led to a small but statistically…