American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease common in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

March 9, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease was found in 16% of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps and was…
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Physicians should utilize Facebook, YouTube to educate patients with food allergies

March 9, 2016
Researchers are encouraging health care providers to use YouTube and Facebook to address gaps in quality food allergy education, according to studies…
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Early upper respiratory infections linked to ragweed allergy, asthma

March 9, 2016
A high number of upper respiratory infections during an infant’s first year increases the risk for early ragweed sensitization and asthma at…
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Pediatrician adherence to food allergy guidelines varies widely

March 9, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Pediatrician adherence to published best practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food allergies varied widely…
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Airflow obstruction persists in children with asthma despite optimal treatment

March 9, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Even after optimal treatment, airflow obstruction persists in children with asthma who initially present with low lung function…
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Guidelines needed for physicians treating venom allergy

March 9, 2016
LOS ANGELES — A need for physician education is prompted by the remarkably low percentage of patients with systematic reactions to venom stings…
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Patients self-reporting ‘allergies’ receive antibiotic, analgesic medications

March 8, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Antibiotic or analgesic medications are prescribed for a majority of self-reported “allergy” cases, according to…
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College students poorly compliant at managing food allergy

March 8, 2016
Several food allergy awareness and self-management behaviors were found to be poor in college students, according to findings recently presented at…
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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…