Feature Article

Food Allergy: A Review

Pediatric Annals, January 2020, Volume 49 Issue 1
Food allergy is an important public health problem that affects children and adults, and it has been increasing in prevalence in the last 2 to 3…

In the Journals

Top 10 most-read Infectious Diseases in Children stories of 2019

January 2, 2020
To kick off the new year, IDC has assembled a list of the 10 most-read stories of 2019. Please follow the links to access the full stories.  

Guest Editorial

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Pediatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 48 Issue 12
The prevalence of allergic disorders has risen over the last several decades leading to significant morbidity and cost burden. Given the increasing…

Special Issue Article

The Expanding Spectrum of Primary Immune Defects

Pediatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 48 Issue 12
This article presents the general pediatrician with a broad overview of the rapidly expanding spectrum of primary immune deficiencies, which are…

Special Issue Article

Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Pediatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 48 Issue 12
Allergic rhinitis is one of the most common chronic diseases managed by pediatricians. It can result in a significant burden of disease for the…

Special Issue Article

Telemedicine for General Pediatrics

Pediatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 48 Issue 12
The use of telemedicine (TM) to deliver health care has been growing throughout the United States and internationally through asynchronous and…

Special Issue Article

Angioedema

Pediatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 48 Issue 12
Angioedema is a localized swelling of the skin and submucosal tissues and is generally benign and self-limiting. However, it can be life threatening…

Special Issue Article

Emerging Food Allergy Treatments

Pediatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 48 Issue 12
Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated food allergy affects up to 8% of the pediatric population and occurs when a person develops antibodies to specific…

Meeting News

Racial gaps persist in food allergy

December 6, 2019
Although there have been improvements over the years, racial, socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in food allergy are still prevalent in the United…

Meeting News

‘From the horse’s mouth’: Kids prefer peanut patch to oral therapy

November 27, 2019
HOUSTON — Kids prefer a patch to oral treatment for peanut allergy, according to study results presented at American College of Asthma, Allergy…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Digital inhaler ‘is a great step forward’ in asthma treatment, presenter says

November 27, 2019
HOUSTON — ProAir Digihaler, a multidose dry powder inhaler with built-in sensors that record information about its use and measure inspiratory…

Meeting News

Asthma control associated with visual recognition of medication

November 25, 2019
HOUSTON — Among inner-city children, poor visual recognition of asthma controller medications by patients and their caregivers is linked to…

Meeting News

Patients with allergy welcome telemedicine, but allergist uptake is low

November 21, 2019
HOUSTON — Although most patients with allergy are receptive to the idea of telemedicine, some allergy practitioners are not, according to…

Editorial

Policy, prescribing changes needed to protect patients with severe allergies

Infectious Diseases in Children, November 2019
Len Markman, DO
Today, 1 in 50 Americans is at risk for anaphylaxis — a severe allergic reaction that can lead to death. Several states have acted and allow…

Meeting News

With new food allergy treatments comes a challenge: adherence

November 19, 2019
HOUSTON — Not all children and teenagers will embrace maintenance food allergy treatments, such as the Viaskin Peanut epicutaneous patch or the…

Meeting News

Childhood asthma linked to family history of cancer

November 18, 2019
HOUSTON — Children with a family history of cancer may be more likely to develop asthma, according to research presented at the American…

Meeting News

Peanut patch improves children’s health-related quality of life

November 15, 2019
HOUSTON — Children who received the peanut patch saw improvements in their health-related quality of life, according to an analysis of the…

Meeting News

Young children visiting ED more, hospitalized less for anaphylaxis

November 13, 2019
HOUSTON — Between 2006 to 2015, the number of children aged younger than 3 years who visited the ED for anaphylaxis increased, but the number…

Meeting News

5 things expecting parents should be told regarding asthma, food allergies

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Women who are pregnant, and their spouses, or those who have recently become new parents, are likely to have many questions about…

Meeting News

Tree nut allergy diagnosis poses challenges

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Data presented here at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting indicate that tree nut…