Efficiency Control of Fluticasone/Formoterol K-haler (Medium Strength) vs ICS/LABA (High Strength) in Asthma Patients
Condition: Persistent Asthma Interventions: Combination Product: fluticasone/formoterol k-haler (medium strength); Combination Product: Standard of care (ICs/LABA high strength) Sponsors: Mundipharma Pharmaceuticals S.L.; Alpha Bioresearch S.L.; Dynamic Solutions Not yet recruiting
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2020Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Elena Curto, Alfons Torrego, Noe Garin, Astrid Crespo-Lessmann, Vicente Plaza
CONCLUSIONS B. infantis can reduce the infiltration of inflammatory cells induced by OVA-specific antibodies in mice. B. infantis has therapeutic effects on allergic asthma by promoting Th1 and inhibiting Th2 immune responses. PMID: 32249275 [PubMed - in process]
Medical experts are calling for asthmatics to take regular medication during the coronavirus pandemic, as it's not known how 'at risk' the population is.
Conclusions: In our study, among most children, early day care was associated with reduced asthma risk at 7 years, and increased risk in a small group of children with very high underlying susceptibility to asthma.
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Schleich Florence, Vaia Elleni-Sofia, Pilette Charles, Vandenplas Olivier, Halloy Jean-Luc, Michils Alain, Peche Rudy, Hanon Shane, Louis Renaud, Michel Olivier
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The READY study evaluated the effect and the cost benefits of a community health worker-led home intervention on improving outcomes for Medicaid-enrolled children with uncontrolled asthma.Preventing Chronic Disease
This observational study examines the pathophysiological changes in the small airways associated with using a fine particle (PM2.5) –removing device in bedrooms of children with asthma.