Asthma

Benralizumab eliminates oral corticosteroid use in certain patients with severe asthma

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Patients with oral corticosteroid-dependent asthma treated with benralizumab achieved OCS elimination or reduction in those in whom adrenal insufficiency was detected...
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No Special Risk for Severe COVID in Asthma

No Special Risk for Severe COVID in Asthma

14 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Asthma patients with confirmed COVID-19 were no more likely to require hospitalization or mechanical ventilation than patients without asthma, researchers found. Moreover, the...
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Asthma Patients Say Most Doctors Don't Ask About Cannabis Use

14 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Among individuals with asthma and allergies who use cannabis, more than half said they aren't willing to discuss their use of cannabis with their doctor and their doctor...
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Peanut sublingual immunotherapy shows promise in toddlers

14 hours ago   |   Healio

A study found that “significant desensitization” occurred among peanut-allergic toddlers following peanut sublingual immunotherapy, according to data presented at the annual...
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What We Know So Far About The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

16 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

On February 27, 2021, less than two weeks shy of the one-year anniversary of the day the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the FDA gave the green light to...
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Study shows asthma mediator IL-13 prevents SARS-CoV-2 infection

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

In a paper published on the bioRxiv preprint server, researchers reported the results on whether IL-13 expression in asthma patients reduces their susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2...
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Impact of asthma on COVID-19 outcomes ‘remains controversial'

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

A series of studies that assessed COVID-19-related risks and outcomes among patients with asthma were presented at this year's virtual American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and...
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Q&A: COVID-19 risk, vaccination in patients with asthma

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   7 articles

The relationship between asthma and severity of COVID-19 remains unclear. Research continues to accumulate on the effect of asthma on COVID-19 severity. Currently, there is no...
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‘Significant variability' exists in some early allergen introduction foods

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

There is “significant variability” in allergen composition, concentration and dose per serving among commercially available early allergen introduction foods, an expert told...
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Earlier introduction to peanuts may prevent allergy later in life

1 day ago   |   Healio

Data presented during the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology annual meeting indicated that introducing peanuts at an earlier age leads to a decrease in children...
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