American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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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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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

November 7, 2019 - November 11, 2019