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Anxiety and Depression Effects during Drug Provocation Test

Conclusions There is a significant and strong correlation between the loss of psychic equilibrium and the development of a placebo reaction during a DPT. We suggest the use the HADS or other validated questionnaire in clinical practice before a DPT to evaluate the possible psychiatric components.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research

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ConclusionsExposure to prenatal maternal psychosocial stress was associated with increased risk, albeit modestly, of asthma and allergy in the offspring. The pronounced risk during the third trimester may represent cumulative stress exposure throughout pregnancy rather than trimester‐specific effect. Our findings may represent a causal effect or a result of inherent biases in studies, particularly residual confounding.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Clinical and Experimental Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Original Article ‐Epidemiology of Allergic Disease Source Type: research
We describe the prevalence, impact and treatment effects of these comorbidities in the difficult asthma population, emphasizing gaps in the current literature. We examine the associations between individual comorbidities and highlight the potential for comorbidity clusters to exert combined effects on asthma outcomes. We conclude by outlining a pragmatic clinical approach to assess comorbidities in difficult asthma.
Source: Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Addiction Alcoholism Family Habits Holiday Coping Recovery Substance Abuse Coping Skills Detachment Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: Whilst atopic diseases and internalizing disorders are highly genetic in aetiology, genes do not appear to explain the comorbidity of these diseases.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Paediatric Respiratory Epidemiology Source Type: research
In this study, we considered whether there is a higher prevalence of driving accidents in people diagnosed with asthma and/or rhinitis.Method: Patients who visited two health centers without chronic pathology were selected for a period of three months, all of them with a range between 18-65 years old, habitual drivers and a group of patients from the Pulmonology, Allergy and Otorhinolaryngology at Jerez hospital with diagnosis of asthma / rhinitis. These patients were interviewed according to a pre-established test, with demographic data, smoking, history of driving accidents, asthma and rhinitis characteristics and the Go...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Allergy and immunology Source Type: research
Conclusions: MPR in DTT asthmatics was low. Contrary to previous studies, higher PAM score was associated with lower MPR in our population. This deserves further evaluation.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Allergy and immunology Source Type: research
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Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Allergy and immunology Source Type: research
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Source: Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our results link transportation noise exposure to development of obesity and suggest that combined exposure from different sources may be particularly harmful. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1910 Received: 17 March 2017 Revised: 5 October 2017 Accepted: 9 October 2017 Published: 20 November 2017 Address correspondence to A. Pyko, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden. Telephone: 46(0) 852487561. Email: Andrei.pyko@ki.se Supplemental Material is available online (https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1910). The authors declare they have no actual or potential competing fina...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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