American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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‘Missed opportunities’ in managing peanut allergy in primary care

March 22, 2018
Sharp differences were found in how pediatricians and allergists managed peanut allergy in their patients, suggesting changes need to be made to how…
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Switching to Nucala reduces asthma exacerbations, ED visits

March 22, 2018
Patients with severe eosinophilic asthma not optimally controlled with Xolair who switched directly to Nucala showed clinically meaningful reductions…
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Maternal race, vitamin D intake impact offspring allergy, asthma

March 20, 2018
Prenatal vitamin D status and a mother’s race affected their children’s allergy and some pulmonology outcomes, according to two studies…
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Emergency asthma, allergy management in schools inadequate

March 20, 2018
Physician input may improve the care of asthma exacerbations and anaphylaxis in the school setting because emergency action plans are maintained by
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Peanut desensitization achievable with low doses of maintenance oral immunotherapy

March 19, 2018
Long-term and lower maintenance doses of peanut oral immunotherapy are an effective form of protection against peanut allergy for those with
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Allergy to cow's milk negatively impacts pediatric weight, height

March 15, 2018
Children who experience a persistent allergy to cow’s milk are more likely to have a lower weight and height than children with peanut and
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Food allergy not associated with asthma-related ED use, hospitalization

March 15, 2018
Children who experience food allergies are not at an increased risk of using emergency care from EDs or hospitalization when compared with other
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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…
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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…
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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…