Allergies

Proinflammatory Diet Has Adverse Effects on Atopic Wheeze

Proinflammatory Diet Has Adverse Effects on Atopic Wheeze

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Asthma Risk Increased With Atopic Dermatitis Plus Allergic Sensitization

Asthma Risk Increased With Atopic Dermatitis Plus Allergic Sensitization

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Atopic dermatitis without concomitant allergic sensitization in children is not associated an increased risk for asthma.

Allergy Nasal Spray FlutiCare OTC Now Available

Allergy Nasal Spray FlutiCare OTC Now Available

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FlutiCare OTC can relieve both indoor and outdoor allergy symptoms caused by pollen, dust, and animal dander.

Usefulness of CHEST 2006 Cough Classifications

Usefulness of CHEST 2006 Cough Classifications

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The 2006 CHEST management algorithms for acute, subacute, and chronic cough appear to be useful in treating adults globally.

Breastfeeding May Decrease Flexural Dermatitis Risk, But Not Asthma

Breastfeeding May Decrease Flexural Dermatitis Risk, But Not Asthma

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Exclusive breastfeeding may have a protective effect against flexural dermatitis development in infants, but appears to have no long-term effect on measures of asthma.

ACAAI Releases Updated Allergic Rhinitis Treatment Guidelines

ACAAI Releases Updated Allergic Rhinitis Treatment Guidelines

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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.

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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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.

Two Years of Sublingual Immunotherapy Ineffective for Allergic Rhinitis

Two Years of Sublingual Immunotherapy Ineffective for Allergic Rhinitis

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Two years is insufficient for sublingual immunotherapy to induce long-term clinical efficacy in allergic rhinitis.

Mobile App Asses Impact of Uncontrolled Allergic Rhinitis

Mobile App Asses Impact of Uncontrolled Allergic Rhinitis

Researchers examined the impact of uncontrolled allergic rhinitis on work productivity.

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