AAP: Early Peanut Introduction Cuts Later Risk of Peanut Allergy
(MedPage Today) -- Also new evidence on breastfeeding and atopic disease (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Short-Term Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Asthma Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Odds of death up about 10% compared with low-pollution days in Chinese study (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Foreign Travel May Be Hazardous to Lungs
(MedPage Today) -- Visiting cities with high air pollution linked to lower lung function (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Peanut Allergy Patch; FIT for Colon Cancer: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include testing for breast cancer mutations and daily aspirin's bleeding risks (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 10, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

COPD Tied to Higher MI Risk in HIV-Positive People
(MedPage Today) -- Higher risk seen for supply-demand mismatch as with sepsis, though mechanisms of association unclear (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 6, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Breathing Problems From Aspirin? Help is Here
(MedPage Today) -- Encouraging results with desensitization protocol, nasal polyp removal (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 26, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

New Insights Into Course of Childhood Food Allergy
(MedPage Today) -- Many egg, peanut allergies vanish by first grade (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 26, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Trial Shows Biologic's Efficacy in Sinusitis With Polyps
(MedPage Today) -- Reduced need for surgery, systemic steroids (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 25, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Novel Injected Peanut Allergy Treatment Shows Promise
(MedPage Today) -- No safety concerns in phase I studies (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 25, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Corticosteroid Response Phenotypes Identified for Severe Asthma
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with late-onset asthma, low lung function most responsive (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 22, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Pharma Lap Dance; Dark Web Opioids; Pot Cookies for Tantrums?
(MedPage Today) -- Clinicians accused, convicted, or under investigation (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 1, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis: Vitamin D May Benefit Some COPD Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Vitamin D pills almost halved exacerbation risk in vitamin D-deficient, COPD patients (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 17, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Patients Who Say They're Allergic to Penicillin Are Usually Wrong
(MedPage Today) -- All " allergic " patients should be evaluated, review concludes (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 16, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Asthma Drug Explored in SLE (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Anti-IgE antibody promising as add-on therapy in phase 1b study (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis: Vitamin D Pills Lower COPD Exacerbation Risk
(MedPage Today) -- But only in patients with baseline deficiency (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

ACAAI: School District'Risks Children's Lives' by Not Stocking Epinephrine
(MedPage Today) -- Weatherford, Texas, board votes to use OTC Benadryl instead (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Food Allergies: Common and Severe Among U.S. Adults (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly half of respondents who reported food allergy symptoms consistent with IgE-mediated reactions developed food allergies as adults (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 10, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Food Allergy: Not Just a Kids' Problem
(MedPage Today) -- Affects more than 26 million U.S. adults -- but half of those who think they have allergies are undiagnosed (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 7, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

An Aspirin a Day May Help Ease Acute Exacerbations of COPD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment also reduced dyspnea and improved quality of life (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - January 4, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Daily Aspirin May Reduce COPD Exacerbations
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment also appeared to improve shortness of breath (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 28, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Fork in Drug-Price Road; Forced Colon Exam; Series of'Fortunate' Events
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Food Allergies Linked to MS Relapses
(MedPage Today) -- MS patients with food allergies also more likely to have lesions (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

COPD Ups Death Risk in Heart Failure Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But increased risk was specific to patients who received most intense COPD medication regimens (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 18, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Salt Accumulation May Be a Factor in Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- But hypothesis regarding sodium chloride levels in skin needs more work, expert says (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Manslaughter Charge in Flint; Baby Allergy Over-Dx; the Blues in Rural Texas
(MedPage Today) -- This past week in healthcare investigations (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 11, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Maternal Subfertility and Offspring's Asthma: Is There a Link? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Norwegian data find association; immune dysregulation may be common thread (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Miscarriage History, ART May Up Offspring Asthma Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Fertility issues pop up in registry study (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 5, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

HAE Attacks Cut With Lanadelumab (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Improved quality of life across three doses for patients with hereditary angioedema (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 30, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Year in Review: Pulmonology
(MedPage Today) -- As-needed asthma therapy, peanut oral immunotherapy, teen e-cig use made headlines in 2018 (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 30, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

1.2 Million Children and Teens Have Peanut Allergies
(MedPage Today) -- Two studies estimate current PA prevalence to be 2.2% (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

EpiPens Still Work After Freezing
(MedPage Today) -- Devices still fired after being frozen for 24 hours in study (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Study: Adult-Onset Food Allergy Fairly Common
(MedPage Today) -- Almost half of over 40,000 U.S. adults reported allergy development after age 18 (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Milk Allergy Most Common in U.S. Kids Under Age 5 Years
(MedPage Today) -- But many young children are not prescribed epinephrine (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 18, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Parental Pacifier Sucking May Lower Kids' Allergy Risks
(MedPage Today) -- Lower early-life total IgE production linked to mom or dad orally " cleaning " pacifier (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 17, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Biologics, Food Allergy Among Hot Topics at ACAAI Meeting
(MedPage Today) -- Immunotherapy, cannabis, antibiotic stewardship will also be discussed (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 14, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Primatene Mist Returns After 7-Year Absence
(MedPage Today) -- Reformulated asthma inhaler OK'd for over-the-counter sale (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 8, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Morning Break: 8,000 Gun Injuries in Youth; New Public Health Threat; Sesame Allergies Surge
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - October 30, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Unsafe EpiPens; 9/11 Cancer Cluster; Trump's Op-Ed
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - October 11, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

COPD Care Bundle Cut Hospital Readmissions
(MedPage Today) -- Readmission rates up to 90 days were lower in single-center study (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - October 10, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

COPD Triple Tx Reduced Exacerbations in Nonreversible Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Improvements in lung function, QoL also seen in IMPACT analysis (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - October 8, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Albuminuria Linked to COPD
(MedPage Today) -- Findings suggest role for endothelial damage in the lung disease (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - October 5, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Lung Denervation Cuts COPD-Related Events, Admissions
(MedPage Today) -- One-time therapy showed most benefit in highly symptomatic patients (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - September 19, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

PDE3/4 Inhibitor Yields Symptom Relief in COPD
(MedPage Today) -- Tested as standalone, but potential role seen as add-on therapy (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - September 19, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Sharp Drop in Portable Oxygen Access Blamed on Provider Pay Changes
(MedPage Today) -- Lung groups call on CMS to abandon competitive bidding (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - September 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

FDA Extends Expiration Date for Certain EpiPens
(MedPage Today) -- Shortage of the epinephrine auto-injector first reported in May (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Think Fast: Drug Rx for Dizzy Spells on the Rise?
(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 19, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Early COPD Death
(MedPage Today) -- Adult exposure also linked to increased all-cause mortality in never-smokers (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 17, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Does Allergy Mitigate Appendicitis in Kids?
(MedPage Today) -- At Swedish hospital, fewer cases of complicated appendicitis in children with record of allergies (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Novel COPD Tx Deemed Safe in Early Study
(MedPage Today) -- Reducing inflammation is a goal of targeted lung denervation (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 1, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Health Groups Call on FDA to Speed Up Regulation of E-Cig, Cigars
(MedPage Today) -- Agency delay allows products to remain on market indefinitely (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - July 28, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news