In the Journals

Worldwide registry study identifies demographics of severe asthma

January 2, 2020
The International Severe Asthma Registry evaluated patients with asthma worldwide to describe demographic and clinical characteristics of these…

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Pharmacy-driven penicillin allergy assessment offers multiple benefits

December 31, 2019
A pharmacy-driven allergy assessment improved penicillin allergy documentation, increased the use of beta-lactam antibiotics and saved one hospital…

In the Journals

Asthma linked to elevated anti-citrullinated antibodies in rheumatoid arthritis

December 12, 2019
A strong association was observed between asthma and anti-citrullinated antibody elevation in a cohort of women with rheumatoid arthritis, and this…

In the Journals

Health care utilization, corticosteroid use higher in patients with asthma, allergic granulomatosis

December 10, 2019
A need exists for treatments for specific eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis and medications to control symptoms and improve outcomes in…

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…

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‘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…

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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…

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Synthetic lung surfactant inhalation improves bronchial asthma

November 25, 2019
HOUSTON — New data from Russia indicate that patients with bronchial asthma experienced significant improvement in clinical symptoms and lung…

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FeNO may help diagnose cough variant asthma

November 25, 2019
HOUSTON Forced exhaled nitric oxide, or FeNO, may be useful for diagnosing cough variant asthma in patients with chronic cough who have…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Patient-centered care ideal for primary immune deficiencies

November 14, 2019
HOUSTON — Primary immune deficiencies affect approximately 500,000 people in the United States, according to the National Institute of Allergy…

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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…

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Vaginal birth, breastfeeding associated with lower allergic burden

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Children delivered vaginally and those who were breastfeed had lower odds of developing allergies, according to study results…

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Women may be more likely to have penicillin allergy

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Women were more likely to have positive penicillin skin test results than men, according to findings presented at the American…

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Xolair effective for nasal congestion, polyps

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Xolair signicantly improved nasal congestion and nasal polyp scores in patients with corticosteroid-refractory nasal polyps…

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Herpes zoster vaccine uptake ‘low’ among older Nucala recipients

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Few patients with severe asthma treated with Nucala received herpes zoster and influenza vaccines in the years that followed, despite…