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Low Neighborhood Walkability Increases Risk of Asthma in Kids

Findings among children for both incident asthma and ongoing asthma
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 18 May 2018 Source:The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice Author(s): Torsten Zuberbier, Jonathan A. Bernstein Urticaria is a heterogeneous skin disorder that may be acute or chronic and is defined by the appearance of wheals, angioedema, or both. The European perspective is expressed in a recent international guideline and the American perspective has been based on the US Joint Task Force chronic urticaria practice parameter published in 2014. Both the international guideline (initiated by the European societies European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology...
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Omalizumab had a significant effect on asthma outcomes and this effect was maintained over 5 years. The drug was found to be generally safe and treatment compliance was good.Int Arch Allergy Immunol
Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
A diagnosis of food allergy adversely impacts one ’s ability to join or remain in the military. Inadequate knowledge or misconceptions of current military-specific standards regarding food allergy and how these apply to enlistment, induction, and retention in the United States military can potentially lead to inaccurate counseling as each militar y service has specific regulations which impact the evaluation and decision-making process. Recognizing this knowledge gap, the American Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) Military Allergy and Immunology Assembly (MAIA) established a Work Group who reviewed and summariz...
Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
In patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP), type 2 inflammation and tissue eosinophilia suggest a poor prognosis, including increased postoperative recurrence risk. Recent studies have found that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) can suppress production of the eosinophil chemoattractant eotaxin-3. The authors assessed the role of Th2 mediators in CRSwNP, along with the effects of eotaxtin 3 inhibition using PPIs.
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Special Series Source Type: research
Aspirin desensitization has been associated with benefit in management of aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD). An intervention that would encourage aspirin desensitization to be performed more frequently has substantial potential for improving outcomes and quality of life in patients with AERD.
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Clinical&Experimental Allergy, EarlyView.
Source: Clinical and Experimental Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Comparisons between PAR and SAR showed that the conditions are differentially associated with current wheeze and BMI.Int Arch Allergy Immunol
Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Source: Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research
ConclusionARIA guideline has evolved to a technology-based implementation strategy to help rhinitis sufferers to have an active and healthy life and to reduce health and social inequalities caused by this very common disease, irrespective of their age, sex, or socio-economic status.
Source: Current Treatment Options in Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Starting from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and World Health Organization (WHO) reports, this review provides an overview of the literature published from 2006 to 2017 on the associations between indoor mould exposure and asthma and rhinitis separately in children and adults with a focus on longitudinal epidemiological studies. A systematic search of peer-reviewed literature was performed, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses, longitudinal, incident case–control and panel studies. 61 publications were identified reporting visible mould or mould odour or quantitative assessment of culturable fungi or mould...
Source: European Respiratory Review - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Epidemiology, occupational and environmental lung disease, Asthma and allergy Reviews Source Type: research
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