American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Q&A: Recommending physical activity to patients with asthma

March 20, 2020
Although national guidelines recommend physical activity in people with asthma, few of these patients receive counseling from their health care…
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Omalizumab may help treat red meat allergy caused by tick bites

March 19, 2020
Omalizumab may effectively treat food allergy symptoms in patients with alpha-gal syndrome, according to research from a small study that was to be…
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Acid suppressants increase risk for wheeze by age 3 in high-risk children

March 18, 2020
Among children with a history of severe bronchiolitis, exposure to acid suppressant medications during infancy increased their risk for developing…
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Infants at risk for peanut allergy incur larger peanut skin prick test sizes

March 29, 2019
The size of the peanut skin prick test size increased over time in infants at risk for peanut allergy, according to an abstract presented at the…
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Probiotics do not improve children’s atopic dermatitis treatment

March 19, 2019
Supplementing atopic dermatitis treatment with probiotics does not benefit children, according to research presented at the American Academy of…
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Serology for mite sensitization screening could save $4B over 5 years

March 19, 2019
A simulation that used serology to screen children with asthma for mite sensitization saved more than $4 billion over 5 years, according to a poster…
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Flagging new referrals, reserving appointments reduces wait time for peanut allergy testing

March 19, 2019
Automatically flagging new referrals and reserving clinic and challenge appointments for infants allowed for faster scheduling of peanut allergy…
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Takhzyro safely reduces monthly attack rate in adolescents with hereditary angioedema

March 18, 2019
Takhzyro, a monoclonal antibody, was found to safely reduce monthly attack rates in adolescents with hereditary angioedema, according to research…
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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…
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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…