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Peanuts and Preventing Allergy: Does It Last?

Children from the LEAP study who were exposed to peanut early in life remained free of peanut allergy even after 1 year of peanut avoidance.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Persistent Childhood Asthma Linked to Early COPD

Persistent childhood asthma was linked to signs of COPD before age 30 years; children with a pattern of decreased lung growth or decreased lung function at baseline and males may be at increased risk.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Yoga May Help Ease Asthma Symptoms

Yoga seems to provide small improvements in symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, according to a new review.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Kids With More Daily Stress Have More Nightly Asthma Awakenings

A stressful day may make a child more prone to an asthma attack that night - with worse than usual asthma symptoms the next day as well, a small U.S. study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Figure 4-1b, [STEP WISE APPROACH FOR MANAGING ASTHMA IN CHILDREN 5–11 YEARS OF AGE]. - Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma - NCBI Bookshelf

National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, Third Expert Panel on the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Bethesda (MD): National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (US); 2007 Aug.  
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
over 4 years ago
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Changing Paradigms in the Treatment of Severe Asthma: The Role of Biologic Therapies CME

This activity is intended for allergists, pulmonologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, and other healthcare providers who treat patients with asthma.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Emergency Medicine Literature of Note: Prime Time for Dexamethasone in Asthma?

I'm surprised it doesn't change your mind. But I should read the paper first ;-)But there is strip of land for interpretation and maybe dexa should be restricted to patients deemed to be poor compliers and prednisone still prescribed for "reliable" patients until better data are aailable , if ever?  
emlitofnote.com
over 4 years ago
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H. Pylori Infection and Risk of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Are patients with H. pylori disease at an increased or decreased risk for developing eosinophilic esophagitis?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Sublingual Immunotherapy Improves Dust Mite Allergy

Therapy reduced time to first exacerbation of allergy-related asthma during corticosteroid reduction but yielded no changes in asthma control or quality-of-life questionnaires.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Yoga may improve asthma symptoms, Cochrane review finds

A Cochrane review has concluded that yoga “probably” improves quality of life and symptoms in people who have asthma. However, its effects on lung function and the use of medicines remain uncertain.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Immunotherapy tablet helps control asthma in people with house dust mite allergy

Patients with house dust mite allergy related asthma showed improvements in asthma control when given sublingual allergen immunotherapy on top of their usual medicine, research published in JAMA has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Biphasic anaphylaxis

I have written about anaphylaxis before (in the form of a video) and also shared a Why We Do What We Do on Epinephrine. Perhaps appropriately so, here is a “delayed” post on biphasic reactions, which the actual occurrence of, or the potential for lead to further ED observation and admissions for children with anaphylaxis.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 4 years ago
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Pollen Overload: Seasonal Allergies in a Changing Climate

Evidence suggests that climate change will result in longer growing seasons for the plants that trigger seasonal allergies. Physicians are already seeing a rise in hay fever and allergic asthma.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Timing of Allergen Exposure and Food Allergy Development

Introducing allergenic foods earlier than currently recommended may in fact reduce the risk of developing food allergies, a new study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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BF Spiromax Compared to BF Turbuhaler for Persistent Asthma

A new study compares the use of two inhalers for delivering budesonide and formoterol in patients with persistent asthma. How do they stack up?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Anaphylaxis: Early Epinephrine Tied to Fewer Overall Doses

Anaphylaxis cases are rising dramatically; epinephrine use before ED arrival was associated with a lower likelihood of requiring multiple doses of epinephrine in the ED among children with anaphylaxis.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Dupilumab, a Monoclonal Antibody for Atopic Dermatitis

Learn about a novel biological therapy for atopic eczema, dupilumab, which is on a fast-track to FDA approval. How is it clarifying our understanding of the pathogenesis of this chronic disease?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago