American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Presence of food allergy significantly increases risk for developing asthma, rhinitis

March 7, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Food allergy and the distribution of major food allergens was found to predispose to the development of asthma, rhinitis and/or…
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Peanut exposure via inhalation unlikely in public setting

March 6, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Peanut exposure in restaurants and commercial airplanes was most likely to happen through contact with surfaces harboring…
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Rhinovirus wheezing illnesses provide early predictor of asthma development

March 6, 2016
LOS ANGELES — High-risk children with rhinovirus wheezing illnesses are susceptible to developing asthma, according to recent study findings…
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Parental history of snoring, air pollution exposure linked to snoring in children

March 6, 2016
LOS ANGELES — A history of parental snoring was significantly associated with snoring among children at the age of 7, according to results from…
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Antifungal therapy may benefit patients with asthma, chronic sinusitis

March 6, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Patients with asthma and chronic sinusitis could benefit from antifungal therapy, regardless of fungal sensitization, according…
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Patients reported low rate of self-injectable epinephrine prior to visiting allergist

March 5, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Adult and pediatric patients with a food allergy have a lower than ideal rate of having self-injectable epinephrine prior to…
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Xolair reduced cold symptoms among children with allergic asthma

March 5, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Omalizumab significantly decreased rates of cold symptoms among inner-city children with allergic asthma, according to study…
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High OCS use associated with higher costs, more health care resource use

March 5, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Asthma-related annual costs were reportedly twice as high for patients receiving high oral corticosteroids compared with low oral…
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LEAP-On: Early peanut introduction continued to reduce allergy risk after 1-year avoidance

March 5, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Early introduction of peanut maintained a reduction in the prevalence of peanut allergy despite 12 months of peanut avoidance…
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Reslizumab deemed safe, efficacious for treatment of asthma

December 8, 2015
In a recent extension study, researchers found reslizumab was safe, efficacious and improved Asthma Quality of Life scores for up to 2 years after…