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Most Parents Willing to Enroll Child in Food Allergen Trials

Most Parents Willing to Enroll Child in Food Allergen Trials

Higher parental income was the only significant positive predictor of willingness to enroll child in a clinical trial.

Most Patients Select Suboptimal Medications for Allergic Rhinitis

Most Patients Select Suboptimal Medications for Allergic Rhinitis

Only 16.5% of pharmacy customers with hay fever select optimal medications.

Antibiotics, Acid-Suppressive Meds Tied to Allergic Disease

Antibiotics, Acid-Suppressive Meds Tied to Allergic Disease

Findings for subsequent allergic disease following infant exposure in the first six months of life.

Sinuva Sinus Implant Launched to Treat Recurrent Nasal Polyps

Sinuva Sinus Implant Launched to Treat Recurrent Nasal Polyps

Sinuva can be implanted during a routine physician visit under local or topical anesthesia.

Duration of Antibiotics Often Exceeds Guidelines for Sinusitis

Duration of Antibiotics Often Exceeds Guidelines for Sinusitis

More than 90% of non-azithromycin antibiotic courses were 10 days or longer for acute sinusitis.

Food Allergy Policies Exist in Many Schools, But Barriers Still Exist

Food Allergy Policies Exist in Many Schools, But Barriers Still Exist

The majority of school nurses report staff training on anaphylaxis and epinephrine availability.

Immunotherapy With Grass Allergen Peptides Reduced Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Immunotherapy With Grass Allergen Peptides Reduced Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Adults with grass pollen rhinoconjunctivitis benefited from immunotherapy with peptide hydrolysates from Lolium perenne.

Chronic Rhinosinusitis Disease Burden Similar to Other Chronic Conditions

Chronic Rhinosinusitis Disease Burden Similar to Other Chronic Conditions

Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis may experience decreases in health-related quality of life comparable to other serious chronic diseases.

Seasonal SCIT Dose Adjustments Fail to Reduce Systemic Reactions in Pediatric Patients

Seasonal SCIT Dose Adjustments Fail to Reduce Systemic Reactions in Pediatric Patients

Researchers sought to assess the effect of seasonal dose adjustments on the rate of systemic reactions in pediatric patients receiving standardized allergen subcutaneous immunotherapy.

Food Allergies May Be Linked to Unmetabolized Folic Acid at Birth

Food Allergies May Be Linked to Unmetabolized Folic Acid at Birth

Higher levels of unmetabolized folic acid at birth may be associated with the development of food allergies.

Allergic Disease Risk in Children May Increase With Antibiotic Exposure

Allergic Disease Risk in Children May Increase With Antibiotic Exposure

Children who are exposed to antibiotics earlier in life may have an increased risk for allergic diseases, including asthma, atopic dermatitis, and allergic rhinitis.

Lanadelumab Reduced Attack Rates in Hereditary Angioedema

Lanadelumab Reduced Attack Rates in Hereditary Angioedema

Patients with hereditary angioedema experienced a significant reduction in attack rates when treated with lanadelumab.

Intranasal Corticosteroid Treatment Confirmed for Nasal Congestion With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

Intranasal Corticosteroid Treatment Confirmed for Nasal Congestion With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

Intranasal corticosteroids are the current guideline-preferred treatment recommendation for nasal congestion.

AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress 2018: What to Expect

AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress 2018: What to Expect

A first look at what will be presented at the 2018 Joint Congress of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the World Allergy Organization.

Proinflammatory Diet Has Adverse Effects on Atopic Wheeze

Proinflammatory Diet Has Adverse Effects on Atopic Wheeze

The dietary inflammatory index was used to examine the risk for current wheeze with a proinflammatory diet in adults and children.

Oral Prednisolone for the Management of Pediatric Wheezing

Oral Prednisolone for the Management of Pediatric Wheezing

Children who received oral prednisolone vs placebo for virus-associated wheeze had a shorter length of hospital stay.

Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis Risk May Be Affected by Timing of Birth

Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis Risk May Be Affected by Timing of Birth

Timing of birth may increase risk for asthma or atopic dermatitis.

Indoor Allergen Prevalence in Daycare Centers vs Homes Compared

Indoor Allergen Prevalence in Daycare Centers vs Homes Compared

Indoor allergens are much higher in day-care centers than in homes.

Ambient Air Pollution Exposure Associated With Increased Risk for Pregnancy Loss

Ambient Air Pollution Exposure Associated With Increased Risk for Pregnancy Loss

A prospective study evaluated whether chronic exposure to air pollution increased risk for pregnancy loss.

Food Allergies May Increase Risk for Asthma in Children

Food Allergies May Increase Risk for Asthma in Children

Investigators sought to determine the association between food allergies and the development of asthma.

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