Meeting News

Mild asthma may not require daily inhaled corticosteroids

May 19, 2019
DALLAS — In the SIENA trial, nearly three-quarters of patients with mild, persistent asthma had low sputum eosinophil levels and did not differ…

Meeting News

As-needed budesonide-formoterol bests albuterol for exacerbation prevention in mild asthma

May 19, 2019
DALLAS — Single combination inhaler treatment with budesonide-formoterol on an as-needed basis, compared with albuterol, more than halved the…

In the Journals

Subfreezing air as cough trigger may signal asthma in chronic cough

May 16, 2019
People whose cough triggers include subfreezing air, along with other factors, may point to the presence of asthma in those with chronic cough…

In the Journals

Placebo effect common in uncontrolled asthma trials

May 15, 2019
In five randomized controlled trials, patients with persistent, uncontrolled asthma who received placebo therapy demonstrated statistically…

Single inhaler triple therapy improves lung function in uncontrolled asthma: CAPTAIN

May 10, 2019
GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva, Inc. announced headline results from the phase 3 CAPTAIN study demonstrating that once-daily single inhaler triple…

World Asthma Day: Addressing a global health problem

May 7, 2019
May 7 marks the 21st annual World Asthma Day — a day during which medical societies, advocacy groups and health care providers renew their…

In the Journals

Asthma severity linked to fatty acid intake in children

May 6, 2019
In children, a diet higher in omega-6 fatty acids may worsen asthma severity and response to indoor particulate air pollution, whereas increased…

In the Journals

New insights on link between common lung diseases and cardiovascular risk

April 29, 2019
Patients with common lung diseases, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung fibrosis, are significantly more likely to…

In the Journals

Metabolic dysfunction may exacerbate asthma in adults with obesity

April 5, 2019
Pre-diabetes and diabetes are risk factors for asthma exacerbations in adults with asthma and obesity, according to a study published in The Journal

In the JournalsPerspective

Nearly one-quarter of patients with IBD have a concurrent IMID

April 4, 2019
A Danish cohort study revealed that nearly one-in-four patients with inflammatory bowel disease have another immune mediated inflammatory disease…

Guest Editorial

Pediatric Pulmonology: Part 1

Pediatric Annals, March 2019, Volume 48 Issue 3
The term “asthma” was first used by Hippocrates in 460 BC to describe panting and respiratory distress. Hippocrates is also credited with describing…

Special Issue Article

Controversies in Pediatric Asthma

Pediatric Annals, March 2019, Volume 48 Issue 3
Pediatric asthma, the most common chronic disease of childhood, remains a significant burden to the health care system. Although there are guidelines…

Special Issue Article

Exercise-Induced Dyspnea in Children and Adolescents: Differential Diagnosis

Pediatric Annals, March 2019, Volume 48 Issue 3
Exercise-induced dyspnea in children and adolescents can occur for many reasons. Although asthma is the common cause, failure to prevent…

Special Issue Article

Contemplating Chronic Cough in Children

Pediatric Annals, March 2019, Volume 48 Issue 3
Chronic cough is one of the most common reasons children seek care from their pediatrician. A cough can be distressing both to the patient and family…

Special Issue Article

Persistent Wheeze in Infants: A Guide for General Pediatricians

Pediatric Annals, March 2019, Volume 48 Issue 3
Infants with persistent wheeze is a common diagnostic challenge for the general pediatrician because of the broad differential diagnoses. The initial…

Special Issue Article

Asthma in Children: A Brief Review for Primary Care Providers

Pediatric Annals, March 2019, Volume 48 Issue 3
Pediatric asthma is a common chronic condition with wide-ranging implications for children's health, their families, and the health care system. The…

In the Journals

High doses of prenatal vitamin D not associated with children’s asthma risk

March 13, 2019
Women who took high doses of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy did not impact their child’s risk for asthma by the age of 6 years…

Meeting News

Allergy & Asthma Network CEO shares top takeaways for PCPs from AAAAI annual meeting

March 11, 2019
New research on food allergy treatments, stewardship of oral corticosteroids, microbiome’s role in allergy development, and shared decision…

In the Journals

Pediatric corticosteroid use increases with poor asthma control documentation

January 29, 2019
Children with uncontrolled or undocumented control of their asthma symptoms were more likely to receive prescriptions for both oral and inhaled…

In the Journals

1 in 5 NYC teens have undiagnosed asthma

January 16, 2019
Approximately 20% of teenagers in New York City have asthma symptoms but have not received a diagnosis, according to research published in The

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