American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Influenza vaccine uptake higher in children with asthma

November 11, 2016
Children with asthma were vaccinated for influenza at a higher rate than children without asthma, according to findings presented at the 2016…
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Lebrikizumab improves lung function in patients with uncontrolled asthma

March 14, 2016
LOS ANGELES — A single dose of lebrikizumab led to an improved FEV1 within 1 week in patients with uncontrolled asthma, according to recent…
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Crisaborole 2% ointment safe, effective treatment for atopic dermatitis

March 14, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Two phase 3 studies presented at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting confirmed that the…
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Corticosteroid prescriptions decreased in patients with chronic urticaria seen by an allergist

March 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Patients with chronic spontaneous urticarial who were evaluated by an allergist experienced a marked reduction in corticosteroid…
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Food allergies less prevalent among low-income families

March 11, 2016
Patients from families with a household annual income of $50,000 or less are more than twice as likely to have negative oral food challenge results…
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Nitrogen dioxide elevations associated with acute exacerbations of respiratory disease

March 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES — In Pittsburgh, elevations of nitrogen dioxide were retrospectively associated with ED visits for acute exacerbations of…
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MILES: Viaskin milk allergy patch safe for children

March 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Jonathan M. Spergel, MD, PhD, chief of the allergy section at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, outlined results of…
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Guidelines needed to aid consumers with food allergies

March 10, 2016
LOS ANGELES — More awareness and education is necessary to assist consumers with food allergies in their purchasing decisions, according to…
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Viral infections may affect respiratory microbiome of patients with CF

March 10, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Viral infections in patients with cystic fibrosis were associated with pulmonary exacerbations, according to recent study…
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New immunotherapy threshold may protect against accidental exposure in peanut-allergic individuals

March 10, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Joseph L. Baumert, PhD, from the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses…