American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Early treatment of infantile atopic dermatitis reduces food allergy incidence

February 26, 2015
Early, aggressive treatment of patients with infantile atopic dermatitis significantly reduced food allergy incidence by 18 months of age, according…
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Mepolizumab reduces corticosteroid use, exacerbation rates in asthma patients

February 26, 2015
HOUSTON — Regardless of past Xolair treatment, mepolizumab exhibited comparable reductions in oral corticosteroid use and exacerbation rates in…
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Tiotropium improves lung function in asthma, regardless of allergic status

February 26, 2015
HOUSTON — The addition of tiotropium Respimat in adult patients with mild, moderate and severe asthma improved lung function independent of…
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Longitudinal skin prick testing may indicate increased risk for asthma

February 25, 2015
HOUSTON —Longitudinal skin prick testing may identify children with allergies who have an increased risk for developing asthma, according to…
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Corticosteroid-related AEs increased with drug exposure in patients with CIU

February 25, 2015
Patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria or chronic spontaneous urticaria had an increased risk of oral corticosteroid-related adverse events with…
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Increasing physician recommendations may improve flu vaccination rates

February 25, 2015
HOUSTON — Increasing the number of influenza vaccinations in the general public may revolve around focusing on increasing physician…
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Varicella vaccine increased morbidity, mortality in delayed-asthma onset

February 24, 2015
HOUSTON — A varicella zoster virus vaccination program resulted in increased asthma morbidity and an increase in mortality when there was…
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Investigational biologics among emerging therapies for severe asthma

February 24, 2015
HOUSTON — Investigational interleukin-5 antagonist monoclonal antibodies are among some of the recommended and emerging treatment options for…
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Rhinovirus species A, C most likely to induce asthma exacerbation

February 24, 2015
HOUSTON — Rhinovirus species A and C were the species most significantly associated with asthma exacerbations among inner-city children…
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LEAP: Early peanut introduction significantly reduces allergy risk

February 23, 2015
HOUSTON — The early introduction of peanuts significantly reduced the risk for the development of peanut allergy, according to LEAP data…