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Antifungals May Relieve Asthma, Chronic Sinusitis

A new protocol for testing the sputum of patients with asthma or chronic sinusitis for fungus could help select those who will benefit from antifungal therapies, research shows.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Safety Data Accumulating for Combination Asthma Drugs

The first of a series of safety studies mandated by the FDA suggests that the black-box warning on inhalers might not be warranted; however, patients with the most severe disease were excluded.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Air Pollution Tied to Preterm Birth Risk for Women With Asthma

Air pollution exposure before conception, in early pregnancy, and in late pregnancy was tied to an increased risk for preterm birth in women with asthma, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Hydrolyzed Formula May Not Protect Infants Against Allergies

The findings of a new study do not support current international guidelines that recommend the use of hydrolyzed milk formula to prevent allergic disease in high-risk infants.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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GSK Asthma Drug Nucala's Long-Term Study Supports Safety Profile

GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Saturday its asthma drug, Nucala, which is already approved in the United States and Europe, showed a similar safety profile in a long-term study compared with previous studies.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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No increase in serious asthma events occurs with fluticasone plus salmeterol, study shows

Patients with asthma who were treated with a fixed dose combination of the long acting beta-agonist (LABA) salmeterol plus the inhaled glucocorticoid fluticasone had no higher risk of asthma related death or hospital admission than those on fluticasone alone,1 shows a randomised study that provides some reassurance after previous safety concerns.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Early Peanut Exposure Reduces Allergy, LEAP-On Confirms

New extension data from the Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) trial show that children exposed to peanuts in infancy retain high levels of tolerance at age 6.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Fertility Treatment May Not Work as Well for Women With Asthma

Women with asthma who are undergoing fertility treatment may take much longer to conceive than peers without the respiratory disorder, a small Danish study suggests.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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No increase in serious asthma events occurs with fluticasone plus salmeterol, study shows

Patients with asthma who were treated with a fixed dose combination of the long acting beta-agonist (LABA) salmeterol plus the inhaled glucocorticoid fluticasone had no higher risk of asthma related death or hospital admission than those on fluticasone alone,1 shows a randomised study that provides some reassurance after previous safety concerns.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Eating peanuts in early years reduces allergy risk even with later abstinence

Children at high risk for peanut allergy who are treated with early peanut exposure from infancy to age 5 remain at low risk even after avoiding eating peanuts for a year, shows a UK study that indicates long lasting benefit from early exposure.1  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Peanut allergy theory backed up by new research - BBC News

The long-lasting effects of eating peanut products as a baby to avoid the risk of allergy are supported by new research.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Immediate and Non-immediate Allergic Reactions to Amoxicillin

The examples presented in this case series demonstrate that allergic reactions to amoxicillin in children can present after many days, making diagnosis a challenge.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) 2016 Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) 2016 Annual Meeting: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAAAI 2016.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Peanut Trial LEAPS Back Into Limelight at Allergy Meeting

The much-anticipated update from the LEAP study on the protective effects of early peanut exposure in infants will be presented, as will data on the safety of asthma medications.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Insurance Status and Asthma Exacerbation Management

A new study examines the management of asthma exacerbation in the ED based on health insurance status. How does it impact the level of care?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Roche Suffers Setback as Severe Asthma Drug Fails in One Study

Roche suffered a setback in its ambitions to build its presence in the emerging market for biotech asthma drugs on Monday when it announced that one of two identical studies failed to help patients as expected.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Allergic Asthma Practice Challenge: Identifying the Keys to Achieving Asthma Control CME/CE

The goal of this activity is to demonstrate best practices in assessing asthma severity and determining optimal treatment to achieve asthma control.  
medscape.org
almost 4 years ago
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Pathogenesis and Prevention of Asthma Exacerbations in Kids

Learn more about the mechanisms involved in severe exacerbations of asthma in children -- and find out the best ways to prevent them.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Life with an allergy to a preservative in everyday products - BBC News

An allergy to a preservative found in everyday items is on the rise  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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New Inhaled Formulations for Treating Asthma in Children

These new inhaled formulations for the treatment of asthma may improve adherence in children and adolescents.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago