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ACAAI Releases Updated Allergic Rhinitis Treatment Guidelines

ACAAI Releases Updated Allergic Rhinitis Treatment Guidelines

The American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology has issued updated guidelines on seasonal allergic rhinitis treatment.

Telemedicine Effective for Allergy Management

Telemedicine Effective for Allergy Management

Further research is needed, but the position statement authors support the use of telemedicine as a method of health care delivery.

Progression of Allergic Rhinitis: Worsening Symptoms Over Time

Progression of Allergic Rhinitis: Worsening Symptoms Over Time

Over 10 years, patients with local allergic rhinitis show worsening of rhinitis, development of asthma, and poor quality of life.

Hypoxemia, Breathing Difficulty May Indicate Pneumonia in Children

Hypoxemia, Breathing Difficulty May Indicate Pneumonia in Children

Clinical symptoms of pneumonia should be identified quickly in pediatric patients to prevent inappropriate therapy.

Economic Efficacy of Allergen Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinits, Venom Allergy

Economic Efficacy of Allergen Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinits, Venom Allergy

A systematic review examined the safety and cost-effectiveness of allergen immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, food allergy, and venom allergy.

Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride Syrup Receives FDA Approval

Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride Syrup Receives FDA Approval

Cyproheptadine is used to treat various allergic reactions.

Examining the Efficacy of Capsaicin Nasal Spray in Mixed Rhinitis

Examining the Efficacy of Capsaicin Nasal Spray in Mixed Rhinitis

Nasal hyperreactivity was predictive of treatment success.

Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis Guideline Updates From BSACI

Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis Guideline Updates From BSACI

Allergic and nonallergic rhinitis guidelines include the latest updates from BSACI for diagnosing and managing children and adults.

Serum Periostin Biomarker in Asthma With Comorbid Upper Airway Disease

Serum Periostin Biomarker in Asthma With Comorbid Upper Airway Disease

A study of 65 patients examined the efficacy of using serum periostin as a biomarker for asthma with comorbid upper airway disease.

Decreased Lung Function, Asthma Rates Causally Linked to BMI

Decreased Lung Function, Asthma Rates Causally Linked to BMI

BMI is causally related to higher prevalence of asthma, but not hay fever or allergy.

Delayed Anaphylaxis, Hypotension Following Tick Bite

Delayed Anaphylaxis, Hypotension Following Tick Bite

Following multiple tick and mosquito bites, a male patient experienced severe anaphylaxis and hypotention following the ingestion of mammalian meat or dairy products.

Efficacy of Clinical Decision Rules in Diagnosing Acute, Bacterial Rhinosinusitis

Efficacy of Clinical Decision Rules in Diagnosing Acute, Bacterial Rhinosinusitis

Rules integrating signs, symptoms, CRP can diagnose acute rhinosinusitis, bacterial rhinosinusitis

Smoking Cessation Improves Chronic Rhinosinusitis Symptoms

Smoking Cessation Improves Chronic Rhinosinusitis Symptoms

Smokers had worse rhinosinusitis symptoms and used more antibiotics and oral corticosteroids to treat sinus infections.

Grass Pollen Allergic Rhinitis Symptoms Improved With Booster Immunotherapy

Grass Pollen Allergic Rhinitis Symptoms Improved With Booster Immunotherapy

Patients with recurrent grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis benefit from ultra-short courses of booster immunotherapy.

New Dietary Supplement Relieves Allergy Symptoms

New Dietary Supplement Relieves Allergy Symptoms

AllerVarx is a bilayer tablet that allows for controlled release of ingredients like quercetin and vitamin D3.

Thunderstorm Asthma: Strong Winds, Electrical Activity Trigger Asthma Outbreaks

Thunderstorm Asthma: Strong Winds, Electrical Activity Trigger Asthma Outbreaks

A combination of several factors -- including electrical activity, high humidity, and rainfall -- can lead to asthma outbreaks in conjunction with thunderstorms.

Recall: NasalCrom Allergy Spray

Recall: NasalCrom Allergy Spray

NasalCom nasal spray has been recalled due to possible microbial contamination in the water used to manufacture the product.

Increase in Asthma and Allergy Symptoms Impacted by Climate Change

Increase in Asthma and Allergy Symptoms Impacted by Climate Change

The rise in asthma and allergy symptoms may be due to climate change which heightens the damage of airway cells by outdoor fungus.

Grass Pollen SLIT Beneficial for Allergic Rhinitis Progression

Grass Pollen SLIT Beneficial for Allergic Rhinitis Progression

Sublingual immunotherapy is associated with slower AR progression and less frequent asthma onset in patients with allergic rhinitis.

Efficacy of Allergen Immunotherapy in Allergic Asthma

Efficacy of Allergen Immunotherapy in Allergic Asthma

Allergen immunotherapy (AIT) was shown to reduce short-term symptoms and medication scores.

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