Two meds not always better than one for seasonal allergic rhinitis

(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) In a newly updated clinical practice guideline, published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergists offer practical advice on the best types and amounts of medications to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis.
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Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Kim DH, Han K, Kim SW Abstract PURPOSE: Our aim was to explore whether antibiotic exposure in children and adolescents is associated with the later development of allergic diseases, using nationwide population-based claims data. METHODS: We collected information from the National Health Insurance Service (2006-2015) database. A total of 5,626,328 children and adolescents were eligible for the study. We explored whether exposure to antibiotics over the prior 7 years affects the later development of allergic diseases. We ran 3 analytical models after adjusting for confounding factors including age, sex, ...
Source: Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Research - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy Asthma Immunol Res Source Type: research
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Source: Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion. Children with ADHD had an increased prevalence of allergic diseases. Evaluation of allergy in ADHD is mandatory, to decrease the burden of the condition. PMID: 30067000 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: European Annals of Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol Source Type: research
Authors: Scadding G, Bousquet J, Bachert C, Fokkens WJ, Hellings PW, Prokopakis E, Pfaar O, Price D Abstract The 2nd Rhinology Future Debate, organized by EUFOREA (European Forum for Research and Education in Allergy and Airways diseases) was held in Brussels in December 2017. One of these debates addressed the position of MP-AzeFlu in allergic rhinitis (AR) treatment. The current article summarizes this debate; reviewing recent data, and exploring how this has been interpreted by experts and incorporated into AR management guidelines and a clinical decision support system (CDSS). The Allergic Rhinitis &its Imp...
Source: Rhinology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Rhinology Source Type: research
Working with his wife, he identified an antibody that, in allergic individuals, produces excess amounts of histamine, which makes them sneeze.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Asthma Immune System Antihistamines Hay Fever Johns Hopkins University Deaths (Obituaries) Kimishige Ishizaka Source Type: news
AbstractPurpose of ReviewImpaired mucociliary clearance has been implicated in chronic upper and lower airway inflammatory diseases (i.e., allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, chronic rhinosinusitis with or without nasal polyps and asthma). How motile ciliary disorders (impaired ciliogenesis, ciliary beating and ultrastructural defects) are implicated in chronic airway inflammatory diseases is not fully understood. Elaboration of the role of motile ciliary disorders may serve as therapeutic targets for improving mucociliary clearance, thereby complementing contemporary disease management.Recent FindingsWe have summarized th...
Source: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
There is a complete disconnection between physician's prescription and patient's behavior for the treatment of pollen-induced allergic rhinitis. The vast majority of allergists prescribe medications for the entire season recommending the patient to use them regularly even during days with few symptoms. On the other hand, the vast majority of patients use their medications on-demand when their AR is not well controlled and do not follow guidelines 1,2.
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Letters Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONAND RELEVANCE: Comorbid CR is significantly associated with 30-day asthma- and COPD-related readmissions. These findings are useful for guiding healthcare professionals to focus on outpatient management of both the upper and lower respiratory tracts in order to reduce early readmission of asthma and COPD patients.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The present study showed that the CRS prevalence in Iran was relatively high. These results support the idea that CRS is a major public health problem in Iran. PMID: 30033451 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Rhinology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Rhinology Source Type: research
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