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Allergy & Immunology in the News
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Prostate Cancer News
Common asthma drug could stop prostate cancer spreading - Prostate Cancer News Today. 00:33 GMT. Charleston Daily Mail. British scientists have made a landmark discovery that could help slow or even stop the spread of prostate cancer to the bones. Once prostate cancer has formed tumour outposts in bone marrow, the disease is usually considered incurable.
Oncology (6)
Prostatic Neoplasms (6), Asthma (2)
Global resurgence of whooping cough can be attributed to immunological failures of vaccines... included wP vaccines' ability to induce a stronger herd immunity and robust TH17 responses, which confer mucosal immunity, while aP vaccines only induced TH2 responses ... Experimental and immunologic data has shown that aP vaccines do not provide herd immunity, while mathematical models imply otherwise ...
Vaccines (20)
Whooping Cough (16), Infections (2)
3. Could pests, dust lower kids' odds for asthma?  
Date: 09/21/2017 20:54
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Could pests, dust lower kids' odds for asthma... and mice droppings included -- may actually guard children against asthma, a new study of inner-city kids suggests... kids with dogs at home seem to have less allergy and asthma... study was published Sept. 19 in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology... The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology has a primer on asthma symptoms and diagnosis ...
Pediatrics (2)
Asthma (22), Allergy (3), Cough (1)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
... 2017 -- Kids who develop respiratory infections like colds or sinusitis may have a higher risk of asthma and reduced lung function later in life, a new ... had an upper respiratory infection -- such as a cold, sinusitis, laryngitis and tonsillitis -- by age 5 had an increased risk of asthma later in life ...
Asthma (9), Respiratory Tract Infections (6), Infections (3)
Healthline News
People with Allergies Concerned After FDA Announcement on EpiPens... You might not blame allergy sufferers if they are a bit nervous these days... of a 7-year-old girl with severe nut allergies, told Healthline... designed for children) didn’t deliver epinephrine to patients undergoing anaphylaxis when the proper activation sequence was performed.
Allergy (4), Nut Hypersensitivity (1), Anaphylaxis (1)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
The study, published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, found that children exposed to high indoor levels of ... allergens during infancy had a lower risk of developing asthma by age 7... Researchers from NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, studied 442 children and ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
Asthma (13), Allergy (2), Communicable Diseases (1)
Asthma medication linked with neuropsychiatric symptoms... In a Pharmacology Research & Perspectives study, the asthma medication montelukast (trade name Singulair) was linked with neuropsychiatric reactions such as depression and aggression, with nightmares being especially frequent in children. For the study, investigators examined all adverse drug reactions on montelukast in children and adults reported to the Netherlands Pharmacovigilance Center Lareb and the ...
Neuroscience (1)
Asthma (3), Adverse Drug Reaction (1)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
... may not be prepared enough for students with food allergies: Study... schools, and people trained to administer it during an allergy emergency," said study author Dr. Michael Pistiner... percent of students who suffered a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) required more than one dose of epinephrine before emergency ... She's an associate professor of pediatrics and allergy and immunology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in ...
Pediatrics (3)
Allergy (7), Food Hypersensitivity (6), Anaphylaxis (1)
Ratio to Baseline in absolute blood eosinophil count after SC dose of GSK3511294 in Cohort 1 ... Blood samples will be collected for the determination of eosinophil count. The ratio of absolute blood eosinophil at each time point to Baseline will be derived ... Ratio to Baseline in absolute blood eosinophil count after SC dose of GSK3511294 in Cohort 2 ...
Asthma (2)
... B244 in Healthy Volunteers and Subjects With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis - Full Text View... spray in healthy volunteers and subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis... evaluated in subjects with a history of seasonal allergic rhinitis outside of the local pollen season... efficacy in subjects with a history of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR.
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (5), Rhinitis (1)
Lilly/Incyte's baricitinib musters mixed data in atopic dermatitis trial. In a phase 2 atopic dermatitis trial, Eli Lilly and Incyte's baricitinib hit its primary ... topical steroid treatment in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (also known as eczema) in the trial... on with a phase 3 program for baricitinib in atopic dermatitis later this year.
Dermatology (10), Immune System Diseases (2)
Atopic Dermatitis (10), Rheumatoid Arthritis (2), Eczema (1)
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Adult Severe Asthma Clinical Pearls / Are EDs Prepared for IDs... NEJM Resident 360: Clinical Pearls: How prevalent is severe asthma among adults. How is severe asthma defined. NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine: Are emergency departments prepared to identify and manage communicable diseases. NEJM CareerCenter: Loma Linda University Department of Medicine and Faculty Medical Group in southern California have immediate openings ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
Asthma (4), Communicable Diseases (4)
CenterWatch Clinical Trials Today Headlines
... showed that rates of exacerbation reduction increased as blood eosinophil counts increased, signifying the relevance of blood eosinophils as a biomarker to help identify COPD patients most ... Patients were stratified according to i) blood eosinophil count of >150 cells/µL at study entry or >300 cells/µL within the past year (higher eosinophil group) or ii) blood eosinophil count of <150 cells/µL at study entry and ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (16)
14. Tackling misdiagnosis of asthma in primary care  
Date: 09/13/2017 08:00
... Practitioner, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) following Asthma UK’s diagnostics event: New collaboration opportunities to meet the 21st Century challenge of developing accurate asthma diagnostic tools ... Firstly, there is sometimes a delay in making an asthma diagnosis in people who have asthma – this is less common than in the past, but ... Asthma, and suspected asthma, are too common for asthma to be a condition diagnosed and managed by specialist ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
Asthma (31), Cystic Fibrosis (1), Cough (1)
World Pharma News
Eosinophils are the biological effector cells that impact airway inflammation and airway hyper-responsiveness in approximately 50% of asthma patients, which leads to increased asthma symptoms, impaired lung function and more frequent exacerbations ... significant physical and socio-economic burden of severe, uncontrolled asthma with these patients accounting for 50% of asthma-related costs ...
Neuroscience (2), Cardiovascular Diseases (1), Endocrine Disorders (1)
Asthma (27), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (3), Glaucoma (1)
Human cell-based methods could better identify asthma-causing chemicals, research suggests... Chemicals that could potentially cause asthma through an immune reaction could be better identified with human cell- and ... to 18.4 million adults in the United States have asthma, and up to 25 percent of those cases could ... Due to the severity and irreversibility of chemical respiratory allergy, identifying allergens is of considerable public health and socioeconomic ...
Asthma (4), Allergy (1)
Science Media Centre
... a conference papers on e-cigarettes during pregnancy and asthma... at the use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy and asthma... This study identifies a higher risk of allergic asthma in mice after their pregnant mothers were exposed to ... and discuss the latest research on topics such as asthma, COPD, lung cancer, pollution and smoking.
Smoking Cessation (3), Oncology (1)
Asthma (5), Lung Neoplasms (1)
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Severe Asthma Review / Aspirin in Heart Failure / Missouri IM Opportunities — Physician’s First Watch... NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Review article: Adults with severe asthma consume substantial human and financial resources. This review examines the biology, current diagnosis, and treatment of this multifaceted condition. NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology: Is aspirin safe for patients with heart failure after all.
Heart Failure (3), Asthma (3)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Study: Nearby parks linked to reduced asthma symptoms in kids... 9, 2017 -- Living near a park can help reduce asthma symptoms among children who live in cities, researchers say... in a city environment increases the risk of childhood asthma, and factors associated with city-living -- such as air ... known to contribute to high rates of poorly controlled asthma," study author Kelli DePriest said in a society news ...
Childhood Diseases (1)
Asthma (9)
20. FDA OKs new peanut allergy food labels  
Date: 09/08/2017 15:51
CNN (United States)
... For most infants with severe eczema and/or egg allergy who are already eating solid foods, introducing foods containing ... continuing consumption may reduce the risk of developing peanut allergy by 5 years of age... Peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies in the United States, with rates doubling from 1997 ... A serious reaction can lead to anaphylaxis and, rarely, death.
Infectious Diseases (2), Pediatrics (1)
Peanut Hypersensitivity (7), Allergy (5), Eczema (3)
Asthma is a heterogeneous disease and the question is whether asthma in the elderly can be considered the same disease as asthma in children and young adults ... We hypothesize that in older asthma patients, a late age of onset (start asthma symptoms >18 years) is associated with more persistent airway/systemic inflammation, worse asthma control, more co-morbidity and poorer quality of life despite the use of optimized asthma therapy ...
Asthma (19)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
The prevalence of peanut allergy has more than doubled in children from 1997 to ... of children in the United States have a peanut allergy, but NIH research suggests the slow introduction of peanut proteins to high-risk infants may prevent the allergy from developing ... In response to the increase in cases of peanut allergy, doctors have for years advised parents not to introduce ...
Peanut Hypersensitivity (11), Allergy (4), Eczema (2)
Healthline News
With a weakened immune response, the body’s ability to battle infections is reduced, which can trigger an asthma attack ... Sameer Mathur, an associate professor in the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine ... so than in the past, especially since pulmonary and allergy/asthma physicians have been trying to get this message across ...
Vaccines (2), Anti-Obesity and Weight Loss (2), Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
Asthma (49), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (3), Infections (2)
... given as an add-on therapy to patients whose asthma was uncontrolled despite the use of steroid and bronchodilator ... a group which accounts for around 15% of all asthma sufferers, according to professor of pulmonary disease at the ... potentially "the broadest and most promising biologic" for uncontrolled asthma to date.
Oncology (1)
Asthma (9), Lung Diseases (1), Infections (1)
The study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) examined the results of 6,327 OFCs ... tested had a severe allergic reaction, also known as anaphylaxis, and only about 14 percent had any reaction at ... Reactions to OFCs that weren't classified as anaphylaxis involved only one part of the body – such as ...
Food Hypersensitivity (9), Allergy (6), Anaphylaxis (2)
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
U.S. Healthcare Challenges / Promising Asthma Treatment / Maryland Nocturnist Opportunity — Physician’s First Watch... NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine: The monoclonal antibody tezepelumab appears to act on inflammatory pathways upstream of those targeted by currently available asthma biologics. NEJM CareerCenter: A nocturnist is needed at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Maryland.
Asthma (3)
... Technique in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma or Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome(ACOS) Using a Dry Powder Device at ... Patients diagnosed of having COPD, Asthma or Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS) and were under inhalation bronchodilators in ... Dhulikhel hospital, who were diagnosed of having either COPD, Asthma or Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome and are currently under inhalational bronchodilators in ...
Immune System Diseases (1)
Asthma (15), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (15), Lung Diseases (3)
... caregivers had their nebulizer technique checked by a qualified asthma nurse, and received a brief asthma education session, emphasising the importance of taking inhaled steroids ... caregivers had their nebulizer technique checked by a qualified asthma nurse, and received a brief asthma education session, emphasising the importance of taking inhaled steroids ...
Asthma (15)
The Effects of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Acupuncture in Patients With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis - Full Text View... Investigators aimed to assess the effects of SPG acupuncture in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. The randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial enrolled participants with seasonal allergic rhinitis. Participants will be randomly assigned to either active SPG-acupuncture group or sham-acupuncture group.
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (4), Ganglion Cysts (3), Necrosis (1)
World Pharma News
... significant physical and socio-economic burden of severe, uncontrolled asthma with these patients accounting for 50% of asthma-related costs ... T2 inflammation driven (T2 high) asthma is present in over two-thirds of patients with severe asthma and is typically characterised by elevated levels of T2 inflammatory biomarkers, including blood eosinophils, serum IgE and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO ...
Neuroscience (2), Oncology (2), Muscular and Skeletal Diseases (1)
Asthma (39), Infections (2), Metabolic Diseases (2)
... Program of Fluticasone Propionate (FP) in Chinese Subjects With Asthma Aged 1 to <4 Years - Full Text View... For the prophylactic treatment of asthma, FP inhaled aerosol (Flixotide ®) administered via a pressurized metered ... A total of 150 asthmatic subjects who have been prescribed FP 50 µg treatment ... Anti-Asthmatic Agents.
Immune System Diseases (1)
Asthma (9), Congenital Abnormalities (2), Lung Diseases (2)
RAPP-children, Rhinitis & Asthma in Patient Perspective: Development and Validation of a Questionnaire for Quality of Life Evaluation in Children With Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis - Full Text View ... of the quality of life in children with concomitant asthma and allergic rhinitis... 130 children with concomitant asthma and allergic rhinitis will be followed-up for one month ...
Asthma (6), Rhinitis (6)
Patient with documented clinical diagnosis of asthma for ≥ 6 months before Visit 1 according to Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines ... Patient with a history of hospitalization due to asthma in the 6 months prior to Visit 1 or a history of intubation because of asthma at any time in their lifetime ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (4), Immune System Diseases (2), Blood Disorders and Hematology (2)
Asthma (15), Lung Diseases (4), Heart Failure (2)
In a Pediatric Allergy and Immunology analysis of children with asthma, those who had been breastfed had a 45% lower risk of asthma exacerbations later in life compared with children who had ... breastfeeding was shown to be a protective factor for asthma exacerbations, it is still unclear whether there is a causal relation between breastfeeding and asthma exacerbations; however the relation might be explained by the influence of breastfeeding on the immune system ...
Asthma (8), Allergy (1)
Genetic markers got differentiating ACO patients from patients with COPD or asthma ... As there is currently no good biomarker or genetic tests that can identify the cause or suggest the diagnosis of Asthma COPD overlap, this study would like to explore into ... The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease ... the identification, diagnosis and treatment of these patients having Asthma-COPD Overlap (ACO.
Asthma (18), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (18)
Research on electrical nerve-block implant aims at treating asthma and heart failure... on an electrical nerve-block implant, focusing their next step on new applications related to treating asthma and heart failure... with Case Western Reserve to use the nerve block to keep bronchial tissue from constricting in asthma patients.
Pain Management (1)
Asthma (4), Heart Failure (4), Headache (1)
Healthline News
Speaking for the Allergy & Asthma Network, Dr. Purvi Parikh, an allergist and immunologist in ... way to look at what is often a debilitating allergy... have suggested that infancy is the best time to desensitize children... Greenhawt is a specialist in pediatrics and allergy and immunology, and is on the faculty of the University of ...
Pediatrics (1), Infectious Diseases (1)
Allergy (10), Peanut Hypersensitivity (3), Asthma (2)
... the Appearance of Skin Afflicted With Mild to Moderate Atopic Dermatitis... Difference in Atopic Dermatitis EASI score [ Time Frame: Baseline-Day 30... double-blind, bilateral, placebo-controlled study in subjects with Atopic Dermatitis affecting both sides of the body... only AO+Mist on the body parts affected by Atopic Dermatitis.
Dermatology (5)
Atopic Dermatitis (5)
CBC News Canada
Penicillin allergy labels are 'frequent but frequently inaccurate,' investigators find - Health... Yet one in 10 Canadians report an allergy to penicillin, which doctors know is an overestimate... majority of more than 600 people who had the allergy on their medical chart... Patients have an intolerance to penicillin rather than a true allergy that automatically restricts use of the drug ...
Infectious Diseases (7), Urology (1)
Allergy (10), Infections (4), Communicable Diseases (3)
Children who live with asthma are much more likely to be overweight or obese ... if they are obese, their risk of having severe asthma is three times higher... obesity may not be as effective for children with asthma because they are not tailored to the unique needs and anxieties related to having asthma, or parenting a child who has asthma ...
Anti-Obesity and Weight Loss (13)
Asthma (24), Obesity (4), Cough (1)