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Almost 2% of Children Have Milk Allergy

Almost 2% of Children Have Milk Allergy

Of the children with food allergy, 53% of infants have milk allergy vs 15% of teenagers.

Pediatric Asthma Hospital Stay and Caregiver Knowledge Linked

Pediatric Asthma Hospital Stay and Caregiver Knowledge Linked

Children of caregivers with poor asthma knowledge more likely to have prolonged hospital stay

AR101 May Protect Against Accidental Peanut Exposure

AR101 May Protect Against Accidental Peanut Exposure

More than 67% of patients who received AR101 were able to ingest a dose of 600 mg or more of peanut protein at the exit food challenge, without dose-limiting symptoms

Increased Medication Burden for Patients With Both Asthma and Allergies

Increased Medication Burden for Patients With Both Asthma and Allergies

Patients with both asthma and allergies had a significant increase in the number of prescriptions dispensed for controller medications.

Olopatadine/Mometasone Nasal Spray Reduces Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Olopatadine/Mometasone Nasal Spray Reduces Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Patients who received olopatadine/mometasone either once or twice daily experienced significant improvements in their instantaneous Total Nasal Symptom Scores compared with placebo.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis Symptoms Reduced With Anti-Interleukin 13 Antibody

Eosinophilic Esophagitis Symptoms Reduced With Anti-Interleukin 13 Antibody

Significantly greater reductions in the mean esophageal eosinophil counts occurred in patients who received the humanized anti-interleukin 13 antibody, RPC4046.

Increased Risk of Depression, Suicide in Atopic Dermatitis

Increased Risk of Depression, Suicide in Atopic Dermatitis

The prevalence of depression in patients with atopic dermatitis was higher than in those without atopic dermatitis.

Reslizumab Improves Sleep Quality in Inadequately Controlled Asthma

Reslizumab Improves Sleep Quality in Inadequately Controlled Asthma

Patients who received reslizumab experienced significantly greater improvements in each sleep-related related Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire question score compared with placebo.

Upadacitinib Improves Pruritus in Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Upadacitinib Improves Pruritus in Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Upadacitinib, a selective janus kinase-1 inhibitor, was associated with early improvements in pruritus in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.

Lung Function in Persistent Asthma Improves With Inhaled Beclomethasone Dipropionate

Lung Function in Persistent Asthma Improves With Inhaled Beclomethasone Dipropionate

Significant improvements were seen in lung function in patients who received either dose of beclomethasone dipropionate.