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Intranasal Epinephrine for Anaphyalxis Looks Promising in Early Study

Intranasal Epinephrine for Anaphyalxis Looks Promising in Early Study

The pharmacokinetics trial, which included 60 participants with seasonal allergies, also demonstrated rapid drug absorption with the intranasal spray.

Adenoid, Tonsil Removal May Affect Later Respiratory Risks

Adenoid, Tonsil Removal May Affect Later Respiratory Risks

Adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy in children by age 9 were associated with higher long-term risks for respiratory, infectious, and allergic diseases.

Vitamin D Supplementation Reduced Recurrent Wheezing in Premature Black Infants

Vitamin D Supplementation Reduced Recurrent Wheezing in Premature Black Infants

Vitamin D supplementation appears to reduce the recurrent wheezing by 12 months of age in black infants born prematurely.

CD63 Ratio May Predict Allergic Reaction Severity in Peanut Food Challenge

CD63 Ratio May Predict Allergic Reaction Severity in Peanut Food Challenge

Researchers developed a predictive algorithm to identify individuals with a higher risk for severe reactions to the standardized peanut oral food challenge.

Recall: Rhinitis Treatment May Contain Small Glass Particles

Recall: Rhinitis Treatment May Contain Small Glass Particles

Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray is a corticosteroid indicated for the management of the nasal symptoms of perennial nonallergic rhinitis in adults and pediatric patients aged 4 years and older.

Montelukast Improved Symptoms in Angioedema-Predominant Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Montelukast Improved Symptoms in Angioedema-Predominant Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Montelukast improved symptoms in a significant proportion of individuals with angioedema-predominant chronic spontaneous urticaria.

Parents Have Concerns Over Food Allergy Precautions at Schools

Parents Have Concerns Over Food Allergy Precautions at Schools

Many parents feel additional food labeling, allergy education, and stocking of epinephrine are needed.

Laryngeal Dysfunction in Cough Hypersensitivity Syndrome Similar to Other Conditions

Laryngeal Dysfunction in Cough Hypersensitivity Syndrome Similar to Other Conditions

The pattern of laryngeal motor dysfunction and the prevalence and severity of laryngeal hypersensitivity in individuals with chronic cough were similar to that observed in individuals with vocal cord dysfunction and muscle tension dysphonia.

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CVD Risk

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CVD Risk

A strong dose-response relation was seen with atopic eczema severity.

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Prevalence in an Insured US Population

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Prevalence in an Insured US Population

Researchers have developed a novel algorithm to identify hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

Beclomethasone Dipropionate vs Cetirizine in Children With Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Beclomethasone Dipropionate vs Cetirizine in Children With Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Nasal beclomethasone dipropionate was more effective in improving nasal patency and cytology as well as quality of life compared with cetirizine in children with perennial allergic rhinitis.

Shower Cream, Body Lotion Combo Improves Atopic Dry Skin

Shower Cream, Body Lotion Combo Improves Atopic Dry Skin

Physiological lipids in the products restored skin barrier function and hydration.

Role of Environmental Risk Factors in Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Role of Environmental Risk Factors in Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Potential risk factors for eosinophilic esophagitis include antibiotic use in infancy and behaviors such as smoking and alcohol intake.

Concerns Over EpiPen Supply Prompt Statement from Mylan

Concerns Over EpiPen Supply Prompt Statement from Mylan

Intermittent supply constraints due to manufacturing delays from Mylan's manufacturing partner, Meridian Medical Technologies, have resulted in varying supply levels.

No Clinical Benefit Seen for Bath Emollients in Childhood Eczema

No Clinical Benefit Seen for Bath Emollients in Childhood Eczema

Patient-oriented eczema measures cores did not meet the minimal clinically important difference after adjustment for confounders.

Auvi-Q 0.1mg Auto-Injector Available Soon for Infants, Toddlers

Auvi-Q 0.1mg Auto-Injector Available Soon for Infants, Toddlers

The supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the 0.1mg strength was granted Priority Review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Birch Pollen-Related Foods Can Trigger Dermatitis Reactions

Birch Pollen-Related Foods Can Trigger Dermatitis Reactions

Intake of birch-pollen related foods may lead to aggravation of symptoms in patients with atopic dermatitis.

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.

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