American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Rhinovirus types A, C most common among younger children with RTI

March 8, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Rhinovirus strains A and C were the most prevalent causes of respiratory tract infection among a cohort of preschool aged…
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Epinephrine auto-injectors prescribed most often for children with nut allergies

March 8, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Children with peanut or tree nut allergies had a significantly higher likelihood of receiving epinephrine auto-injector…
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Current allergen SCIT practices linked to higher rate of systemic reactions in children

March 8, 2016
LOS ANGELES — A higher rate of systemic reactions in pediatric patients is associated with subcutaneous immunotherapy, according to recent…
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E-cigarette survey reports knowledge gap among physicians

March 8, 2016
LOS ANGELES — A survey about e-cigarettes revealed that 50% of physicians see a role for e-cigarettes as part of a “harm reduction…
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Universal policy for autoinjectable epinephrine feasible

March 8, 2016
LOS ANGELES — A universal policy requiring patients to have autoinjectable epinephrine with them while receiving subcutaneous immunotherapy…
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Almond open food challenge reactions rare, mild

March 7, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Rare and mild allergic reactions were observed during open food challenges to almond, according to research presented at the…
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Asthma treatment varies widely between primary, specialized care

March 7, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Outpatient treatment of pediatric patients with asthma exacerbations differs significantly between primary care and specialty…
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Depression screening may benefit older adults with asthma

March 7, 2016
Older adults with asthma and depression are more likely to visit an ED or urgent care center, according to findings recently presented at the…
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Patients with elevated IgE levels have increased rates of health care use

March 7, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Patients with high immunoglobulin E levels had escalated rates of health care use, which consisted of emergency care and…
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Significant risk of epinephrine autoinjector overpenetration among infants, toddlers

March 7, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Infants weighing between 7.5 kg-15 kg were at increased risk of overpenetration from needles in commercially available pediatric…