Search

CLINICAL TRIAL TO TEST PERSONALIZED TREATMENT FOR SEVERE ASTHMA CAUSED BY A SPECIFIC MUTATION

Under a $10 million grant, a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial led by Boston Children's Hospital will test a personalized...

It Took Nearly Three Decades, but I Got My Asthma Diagnosis - Now I Can Finally Breathe During Cardio

IT TOOK NEARLY THREE DECADES, BUT I GOT MY ASTHMA DIAGNOSIS - NOW I CAN FINALLY BREATHE DURING CARDIO

As a born and raised New Yorker , the air I've taken been breathing my whole life definitely hasn't been the cleanest. During my childhood,...

 
 
 
Dexamethasone Versus Prednisone for Pediatric Acute Asthma Exacerbations: Specialists' Practice Patterns

DEXAMETHASONE VERSUS PREDNISONE FOR PEDIATRIC ACUTE ASTHMA EXACERBATIONS: SPECIALISTS' PRACTICE PATTERNS

Background and Objective Dexamethasone has emerged as a viable alternative to prednisone in the treatment of pediatric acute asthma...

SHORT-ACTING BETA AGONIST OVERUSE 'A GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE'

Overreliance on SABAs and underuse of inhaled corticosteroids are associated with increased risk of exacerbations and asthma-related...

 
 
 

AMGEN, ASTRAZENECA'S ASTHMA DRUG NABS SPEEDY FDA REVIEW

Amgen, AstraZeneca's asthma drug nabs speedy FDA review ntaylor Thu, 07/08/2021 - 06:43

Study links asthma in childhood with negative long-term effects on socioeconomic status

STUDY LINKS ASTHMA IN CHILDHOOD WITH NEGATIVE LONG-TERM EFFECTS ON SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS

In a new study, childhood-onset asthma was associated with a low educational level in young adulthood, researchers reported in Respiratory...

 
 
 
Expert Tips to Relieve Pesky Allergies

EXPERT TIPS TO RELIEVE PESKY ALLERGIES

Spring means singing birds, budding flowers - and spring allergies. More than 50 million Americans face different kinds of allergies...

CHILDREN IN RURAL AREAS FACE INCREASING BARRIERS TO PEDIATRIC CARE, STUDY FINDS

Hospital beds for children with asthma, pneumonia, viral infections, and other serious illnesses have declined in the last 10 years,...

 
 
 
Headache, mood disorders increase among pediatric patients during COVID-19 pandemic

HEADACHE, MOOD DISORDERS INCREASE AMONG PEDIATRIC PATIENTS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Pediatric patients with headache experienced increased headache frequency, poorer anxiety and mood, less physical activity and more...

First-ever link found between prenatal exposure to ultrafine particles, pediatric asthma

FIRST-EVER LINK FOUND BETWEEN PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO ULTRAFINE PARTICLES, PEDIATRIC ASTHMA

Researchers said they have found evidence that children exposed to ultrafine particles from air pollution in utero were more likely...

 
 
 
Some PCPs may be doing patients a ‘disservice' when diagnosing allergy

SOME PCPS MAY BE DOING PATIENTS A ‘DISSERVICE' WHEN DIAGNOSING ALLERGY

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, “a perfect time” for primary care physicians to brush up on the best approaches to diagnosis...

Get the facts: Can Epi-Pen dependent people still get the vaccine?

GET THE FACTS: CAN EPI-PEN DEPENDENT PEOPLE STILL GET THE VACCINE?

If you are Epi-Pen dependent due to allergies and chronic asthma, is it safe to still get the vaccine? If so, which one?

 
 
 

WHAT ARE COMMON CAUSES OF ANAPHYLAXIS?

Patient Presentation A 4-year-old female came to clinic for her health maintenance appointment. She was known to have multiple food...

Teens, young adults who report e-cigarette use have increased odds of asthma

TEENS, YOUNG ADULTS WHO REPORT E-CIGARETTE USE HAVE INCREASED ODDS OF ASTHMA

Teens and young adults who report current e-cigarette use have increased risk for developing asthma and experiencing asthma exacerbations,...

 
 
 

AMGEN, ASTRAZENECA'S TEZEPELUMAB IS LOOKING FOR A SLICE OF BLOCKBUSTER ASTHMA MARKET DOMINATED BY SANOFI'S DUPIXENT

Amgen, AstraZeneca's tezepelumab is looking for a slice of blockbuster asthma market dominated by Sanofi's Dupixent aarmstrong Tue,...

Proper Management of Asthma Is Key To Live Normally

PROPER MANAGEMENT OF ASTHMA IS KEY TO LIVE NORMALLY

Asthma patients should have access to affordable and quality-assured medicines, to acute care and the high risk posed by air pollution.

 
 
 
Prevalence of penicillin allergy label similar among kids, adults

PREVALENCE OF PENICILLIN ALLERGY LABEL SIMILAR AMONG KIDS, ADULTS

The number of inpatients with a penicillin allergy label at a children's hospital approached 9%, according to results from a retrospective...

Will Soy Isoflavones Prevent Wheezing in Risky Infants?

WILL SOY ISOFLAVONES PREVENT WHEEZING IN RISKY INFANTS?

New clinical trial will assess whether a soy supplement in infancy can prevent asthma in risky kids. This will be one of the earliest...

 
 
 
Wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase reveals he needed asthma pumps while battling COVID-19

WIDE RECEIVER JA'MARR CHASE REVEALS HE NEEDED ASTHMA PUMPS WHILE BATTLING COVID-19

Ja'Marr Chase, a wide receiver projected by USA TODAY Sports to go early in the NFL draft, had COVID-19 that required asthma pumps.

Christmas Eve 2018 Clairton Coke Works fire made asthma worse for sufferers nearby

CHRISTMAS EVE 2018 CLAIRTON COKE WORKS FIRE MADE ASTHMA WORSE FOR SUFFERERS NEARBY

A University of Pittsburgh study recounts the health impact of the Christmas Eve 2018 fire that destroyed the pollution controls of...