Asthma: LABA + Steroids Not a Winning Combo for Blacks
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Publication date: June 2019Source: Global Heart, Volume 14, Issue 2Author(s): Joep J. van Oosterhout, Mina Hosseinipour, Adamson S. Muula, Alemayehu Amberbir, Emily Wroe, Josh Berman, Cecilia Maliwichi-Nyirenda, Victor Mwapasa, Amelia Crampin, Martha Makwero, Emmanuel Singogo, Satish Gopal, Ulrika Baker, Samuel Phiri, Stephen B. Gordon, Sheldon Tobe, Jonathan Chiwanda, Jones Masiye, John Parks, Collins MitamboAbstractAfrica is experiencing an increasing prevalence of noncommunicable diseases (NCD). However, few reliable data are available on their true burden, main risk factors, and economic impact that are needed to infor...
Publication date: Available online 16 July 2019Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Yoshihiko Raita, Carlos A. Camargo, Mohammad Kamal Faridi, David F.M Brown, Yuichi J. Shimada, Kohei HasegawaAbstructBACKGROUNDPatients with asthma have a high incidence of acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.OBJECTIVEWe aim to investigate the acute effect of asthma exacerbation on these cardiovascular events.METHODSUsing population-based inpatient data of three geographically-diverse U.S. states (Florida, Nebraska, and New York) during 2011-2014, we conducted a self-controlled case serie...
Publication date: Available online 16 July 2019Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Bryce C. Hoffman, Marissa Kuhl, Ronald Harbeck, Nathan Rabinovitch
Condition: Asthma Interventions: Behavioral: Clinical intervention; Behavioral: Feedback Sponsors: University of Pennsylvania; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Not yet recruiting
Condition: Severe Asthma Intervention: Drug: Dupilumab Sponsor: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Completed
Authors: Schaller A, Delmas C, De Blay F Abstract Exposure to mould is a potential risk factor for asthma in both adults and children. In adult, the relation between exposure, sensitization and symptoms has been demonstrated in severe asthmatics sensitized to Alternaria. For children, exposure to mould in childhood is a risk factor for asthma in both atopic and non-atopic individuals. Exposure or sensitization to moulds are a risk factor for severe asthma and/or exacerbations in children. There appears to be a causal relationship between exposure and asthma. This link seems less significant in adults. However, in a...
Authors: Chiou HH, Hsieh LP PMID: 31304570 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Licari A, Ciprandi R, Marseglia G, Ciprandi G PMID: 31305035 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: Successful treatment of GER-associated cough may be associated with the attenuation of neurogenic and neutrophilic inflammation. PMID: 31303089 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: COPD was more frequently diagnosed among adults with WRA than those with non-WRA, and adults diagnosed with both WRA and COPD appear to have more severe adverse asthma outcomes than those with non-WRA and no COPD. PMID: 31303076 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]