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Kids With Food Allergies Often Put at Risk by Their Parents Kids With Food Allergies Often Put at Risk by Their Parents
Parents of kids with food allergies often engage in behaviors that could trigger an allergic reaction in their child, a survey found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Asthma Exacerbation in Kids: A Trial of Two Steroids Asthma Exacerbation in Kids: A Trial of Two Steroids
Finally, a randomized trial of two oral steroid strategies in the management of acute pediatric asthma exacerbation.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Provider Factors Tied to Unneeded Antibiotic Prescriptions Provider Factors Tied to Unneeded Antibiotic Prescriptions
NPs and PAs were 15% more likely than physicians to prescribe unwarranted antibiotics for adults, whereas older providers wrote more inappropriate prescriptions for children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Prednisolone Cuts Hospital Stay in Preschoolers With Wheeze Prednisolone Cuts Hospital Stay in Preschoolers With Wheeze
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 30, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Vaccination Ramps Up in Diphtheria-hit Rohingya Refugee Camps Vaccination Ramps Up in Diphtheria-hit Rohingya Refugee Camps
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA Warns on Anaphylaxis With IV Rolapitant for CINV FDA Warns on Anaphylaxis With IV Rolapitant for CINV
The drug is used to prevent and reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in patients with cancer; anaphylactic reactions have been seen in the postmarketing setting.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Is Antacid Use During Pregnancy Tied to Childhood Asthma? Is Antacid Use During Pregnancy Tied to Childhood Asthma?
Pregnant women who take antacids may be more likely to have children who go on to develop asthma than their counterparts who don ’ t take these medications, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eric Topol's Top 10 Tech Advances Shaping Medicine Eric Topol's Top 10 Tech Advances Shaping Medicine
Dr Eric Topol identifies the latest tech advances in medicine that set the stage for the coming year.Medscape (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Medscape Today Commentary Source Type: news

Upfront Stem Cell Transplant Remains Standard of Care for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Upfront Stem Cell Transplant Remains Standard of Care for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Europe's Biggest Private Biotech Company Raises $270 Million Europe's Biggest Private Biotech Company Raises $270 Million
Europe's largest privately held biotech company, Germany-based BioNTech, has raised $270 million to support its work in developing personalized immunotherapies for cancer, ahead of an expected eventual stock market flotation.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

More Signs of Success for Benralizumab in Severe Asthma More Signs of Success for Benralizumab in Severe Asthma
Dr Nicholas Gross on the latest positive data and the many crucial questions that remain.Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 4, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

In World's Worst Cholera Outbreak, Vaccine Talks Hang in the Balance In World's Worst Cholera Outbreak, Vaccine Talks Hang in the Balance
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Dupilumab, an IL-4 and IL-13 antagonist, was recently FDA approved for patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. Will it be a game-changer in the management of this challenging condition?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Heart in Rheumatic, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases The Heart in Rheumatic, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases
This new book is likely to become a standard reference for cardiologists and rheumatologists caring for patients with cardiovascular manifestations of inflammatory diseases, according to the reviewer.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Self-management Interventions for People With Eczema Self-management Interventions for People With Eczema
How can self-management of eczema be supported in a clinically effective and cost-effective way?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA OKs Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for Active Psoriatic Arthritis FDA OKs Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for Active Psoriatic Arthritis
The JAK inhibitor is indicated for patients who have failed to respond adequately or are intolerant to methotrexate or other disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 18, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Philippines to Seek Refund of $59 Mln From Sanofi Amid Vaccine Risk Philippines to Seek Refund of $59 Mln From Sanofi Amid Vaccine Risk
The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos ($59 million) it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunize hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some cases.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Oseltamivir Safely Reduces Disease Duration in Kids With Influenza Oseltamivir Safely Reduces Disease Duration in Kids With Influenza
Oseltamivir is safe and effective for treating children with influenza, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Toxic Air Puts 17 Million Babies' Brains and Lungs at Risk - UNICEF Toxic Air Puts 17 Million Babies' Brains and Lungs at Risk - UNICEF
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Ties Between Immune Dysfunction, Eating Disorders'increasingly Clear'Ties Between Immune Dysfunction, Eating Disorders'increasingly Clear '
A large Danish study of children and adolescents finds that autoimmune and autoinflammatory disorders raise the risk for development of an eating disorder, and having an eating disorder raises the risk of subsequent autoimmune disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 12, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Without Prescription Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Without Prescription
Although the U.S. requires prescriptions for topical steroids with more than a 0.5% concentration, much stronger and potentially harmful steroid creams are not hard to find without a prescription, doctors report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 12, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

New Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Shows Promise in Adolescents New Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Shows Promise in Adolescents
A new, genetically inactivated acellular pertussis vaccine appears to be safe and immunogenic in adolescents presumed to have received their primary vaccination series in childhood, researchers from Thailand report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Obese Children May Have More Asthma Complications Obese Children May Have More Asthma Complications
Children with asthma who are also obese are admitted to the hospital more often for asthma complications, according to a recent study in Japan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 3, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

UK's NICE Gives Roche Drug Green Light for Bladder Cancer UK's NICE Gives Roche Drug Green Light for Bladder Cancer
Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness agency NICE, which decides if medicines should be used on the state health service, has decided Roche's immunotherapy drug Tecentriq is worth using to treat certain patients with bladder cancer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

No Added Value of a Macrolide in Pediatric Pneumonia No Added Value of a Macrolide in Pediatric Pneumonia
The combination of a macrolide like azithromycin with a beta-lactam is no more effective than a beta-lactam alone in treating children hospitalized with pneumonia, according to results from the Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community Study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Predict Severity of Asthma Hospitalization Eczema Can Predict Severity of Asthma Hospitalization
A family history of asthma and a patient's own history of atopic dermatitis are linked to a more severe hospital experience, according to a study that could influence care decisions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 31, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Merck Keytruda Sales Soar, but European Application Pulled Merck Keytruda Sales Soar, but European Application Pulled
Merck& Co on Friday said quarterly sales of its Keytruda cancer immunotherapy exceeded $1 billion for the first time, but it withdrew an application for European use of the drug in lung cancer, raising questions about future sales.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Do Food Preparation Methods Affect Allergies? Do Food Preparation Methods Affect Allergies?
Allergist Dr Gary Stadtmauer looks at the relationship between food preparation and food allergy severity.Medscape Allergy & Immunology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Viewpoint Source Type: news

DBV Technologies Peanut Allergy Drug Fails Key Study DBV Technologies Peanut Allergy Drug Fails Key Study
DBV Technologies SA said on October 20 its peanut allergy treatment did not meet the main goal in a highly anticipated late-stage study, sending its U.S.-listed shares sharply down.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 25, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma Attacks Vitamin D Supplements Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma Attacks
Asthma attacks serious enough to require steroid treatment or hospitalization may be less likely when people take vitamin D supplements, a recent analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 19, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Dark Skies and Chest Pain as California Fires Spew Smoke 100 Miles Dark Skies and Chest Pain as California Fires Spew Smoke 100 Miles
California's deadly wildfires have darkened the skies for a hundred miles, causing respiratory problems and making it hard to see the sun not only in the state's wine country but as far as San Francisco and Sacramento.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Vaccination Begins in Bangladesh Camps to Head Off Cholera Outbreak Vaccination Begins in Bangladesh Camps to Head Off Cholera Outbreak
The World Health Organization (WHO) began distributing 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine on Tuesday in Bangladesh ’ s camps for Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar, as authorities rush to prevent a major outbreak of the deadly disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Cholera Vaccination May Lower Risk of Death From Colorectal Cancer Cholera Vaccination May Lower Risk of Death From Colorectal Cancer
Cholera vaccination after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) is associated with reduced risks of death from CRC and from any cause, according to data from a Swedish study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Early Antibiotic Use Not Linked With Celiac or T1 Diabetes Autoantibodies Early Antibiotic Use Not Linked With Celiac or T1 Diabetes Autoantibodies
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Pancreata Donated After Circulatory Death May Expand Organ Pool Pancreata Donated After Circulatory Death May Expand Organ Pool
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Combining Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Ups Risk of Endocrine Dysfunction Combining Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Ups Risk of Endocrine Dysfunction
Cancer patients taking a combination of PD-1 and CTLA-4 inhibitors are at increased risk of thyroid dysfunction and hypophysitis, a meta-analytic review has found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 5, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Hypermutated Tumor DNA in Blood Predicts Immunotherapy Response Hypermutated Tumor DNA in Blood Predicts Immunotherapy Response
Hypermutated circulating tumor DNA on “ liquid biopsy ” predicts responses to checkpoint inhibitor-based immunotherapy in patients with various malignancies, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Moves to Smooth Path for Complex Generic Drugs U.S. FDA Moves to Smooth Path for Complex Generic Drugs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced a series of measures designed to speed to market generic versions of complex drugs such as Mylan NV's emergency EpiPen in an effort to address the rising cost of pharmaceuticals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Inhaled Steroids Linked to Non-TB Mycobacterial Lung Disease in Elderly Inhaled Steroids Linked to Non-TB Mycobacterial Lung Disease in Elderly
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

UK Backs Opdivo for Lung Cancer After Bristol-Myers Cuts Price UK Backs Opdivo for Lung Cancer After Bristol-Myers Cuts Price
Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy drug Opdivo has been recommended for some patients with lung cancer by Britain's healthcare cost watchdog NICE after the drugmaker agreed a discounted price.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gates Foundation Invests $40 Million in UK Immunotherapy Company Gates Foundation Invests $40 Million in UK Immunotherapy Company
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is to invest up to $40 million in privately held British biotech company Immunocore to support its development of immunotherapies for infectious diseases.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Oral Food Challenges Safe When Performed in Doctor's Office Oral Food Challenges Safe When Performed in Doctor's Office
Oral food challenges at the doctor ’ s office are a safe way to diagnose food allergies, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Cellular Tango: How Immune and Nerve Cells Work Together to Fight Gut Infection Cellular Tango: How Immune and Nerve Cells Work Together to Fight Gut Infection
New research shows that nerve cells in the gut play a key role helping the body mount an immune response to infection, a finding that could have implications for treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other immune-related disorders, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Mepolizumab Showing Promise for High-Risk Eosinophilic COPD Mepolizumab Showing Promise for High-Risk Eosinophilic COPD
A biologic that targets interleukin-5 could reduce COPD exacerbations in patients with high blood eosinophil counts, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

British Thoracic Society Guideline for Oxygen Use in Adults British Thoracic Society Guideline for Oxygen Use in Adults
These guidelines provide updated recommendations for the use of oxygen in adults in healthcare and emergency settings.BMJ Open Respiratory Research (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

A Pragmatic Approach to Vasculitis in the GI Tract A Pragmatic Approach to Vasculitis in the GI Tract
What should the pathologist be aware of in terms of the major causes, manifestations, and pathological findings of primary GI vasculitis?Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Children Likely Face Low Risk of Adverse Events After Re-immunization Children Likely Face Low Risk of Adverse Events After Re-immunization
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Tofacitinib After Live Shingles Vaccination Does Not Impair Immunogenicity Tofacitinib After Live Shingles Vaccination Does Not Impair Immunogenicity
Tofacitinib begun 2 to 3 weeks after live zoster vaccination does not impair immunogenicity, and vaccination appears to be safe in patients with pre-existing varicella-zoster virus (VZV) immunity, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

A Rare, Unforeseen Complication Of Facial Skin Resurfacing A Rare, Unforeseen Complication Of Facial Skin Resurfacing
Erosive pustular dermatitis (EPD), a rare condition that typically affects actinically damaged skin on the scalp, may also emerge on the face after cosmetic resurfacing, researchers have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Long-term Inhaled Steroids Tied to Modestly Higher Fracture Risk in COPD Long-term Inhaled Steroids Tied to Modestly Higher Fracture Risk in COPD
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news