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Newswise: Study Shows COVID-19 Increased Anxiety and Symptoms for Asthma Sufferers
Released: 5-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Study Shows COVID-19 Increased Anxiety and Symptoms for Asthma Sufferers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Two studies in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed different responses to the stresses of COVID-19. COVID-19 increased anxiety and symptoms for asthma sufferers, while parents of children with food allergies suffered less anxiety.

Released: 25-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Keeping an Eye on Your Child’s Vision: Ten Things to Know
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles answers 10 FAQs to help you safeguard your kid’s eyesight, and to know when it’s time to get it checked. From allergies to nearsightedness, to the daily staring at digital screens, the hazards facing kids’ eyes give parents a lot to worry about. Angeline Nguyen, MD, a pediatric ophthalmologist in The Vision Center at CHLA, breaks down the concerns you may have about your child’s vision, including the reason behind increased nearsightedness in kids, whether too much screen time can harm their eyes, and whether your child can outgrow the need for glasses.

Released: 21-Apr-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Three out of Every Four Chicago Parents Worried About Effect of Climate Change on Their Families
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago parents view climate change not only as a global crisis, but as a very real problem at home that can threaten their children’s health. In the first known study of Chicago parents’ concerns about the impact of climate change on their families, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago identified significant levels of worry.

Newswise: Those With Asthma Not at Greater Risk for Severe Disease from COVID-19
Released: 19-Apr-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Those With Asthma Not at Greater Risk for Severe Disease from COVID-19
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Research over the past two years has shown that, contrary to early opinion, asthma doesn’t seem to make COVID-19 more severe or deadly for those who suffer from the disease.

Released: 11-Apr-2022 10:35 AM EDT
History of allergies may be associated with increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease
American College of Cardiology (ACC)

Data from the National Health Interview Survey demonstrated adults with a history of allergic disorders have an increased risk of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, with the highest risk seen in Black male adults.

Newswise: Scientists Unravel Biological Mechanisms for Severe COVID
Released: 7-Apr-2022 12:35 PM EDT
Scientists Unravel Biological Mechanisms for Severe COVID
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

This research illustrates the importance of a well-known cytokine called interleukin-13 in protecting cells against SARS-CoV-2, which helps explain the mystery of why people with allergic asthma fair better against COVID despite having a chronic lung condition.

Released: 5-Apr-2022 3:55 PM EDT
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Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Clinical Trials channel on Newswise.

25-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Plant Compound Shows Promise for Alleviating Food Allergies
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Researchers combined advanced computational methods with experimental studies to gain new insight, at the cell level, into how the plant compound formononetin might be used to treat food allergies. With nearly 10% of the world population affected by food allergies — which are sometimes life-threatening — new treatments are critically needed.

Newswise: Loyola Medicine Allergy Count Resumes Weekday Reports on April 1
Released: 31-Mar-2022 4:50 PM EDT
Loyola Medicine Allergy Count Resumes Weekday Reports on April 1
Loyola Medicine

For more than 20 years, Loyola Medicine has provided the Chicago area with allergy counts every weekday via Twitter during the allergy season. The Loyola Medicine Allergy Count will begin 2022 reporting on April 1.

25-Mar-2022 1:55 PM EDT
Risk of Severe Allergic Reaction Higher with Two Intravenous Iron-Boosting Products
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Two products commonly administered intravenously to replenish iron levels in the body have a much higher chance of provoking a severe allergic attack, according to Rutgers researchers who conducted a study analyzing the medical records in a large database of older, Medicare patients.

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Released: 28-Mar-2022 11:25 AM EDT
Expert tips to navigate longer, more severe allergy seasons due to climate change
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

In recent years, the telltale symptoms of seasonal allergies – itchy, watery eyes; sneezy, runny nose; and cough and wheezing – start earlier, last longer and may be more severe. Allergy experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center attribute these changes to the warming climate and increased carbon dioxide levels in urban areas leading to longer pollen seasons and higher pollen counts.

Newswise: Enjoy the Outdoors: Preparing for Spring Allergies
Released: 28-Mar-2022 9:30 AM EDT
Enjoy the Outdoors: Preparing for Spring Allergies
LifeBridge Health

The arrival of spring makes it easier to get active outdoors, but for many, allergies can be a deterrent to outdoor fun. Learn how to not let allergies keep you from springtime fun in the sun!

Released: 25-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Announcing Virtual Press Conference for Experimental Biology 2022 Meeting
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Reporters are invited to join a live discussion of research announcements at the forefront of the life sciences during a virtual press conference for the Experimental Biology (EB) 2022 meeting. The press conference will be held online from 11–11:45 a.m. Eastern on Friday, April 1, 2022 (RSVP by Thursday, March 31).

Released: 24-Mar-2022 4:50 PM EDT
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Physicians Recognized in Northshore Magazine's 2022 'Top Doctors'
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Northshore Magazine has named 125 physicians and surgeons from 32 medical specialties affiliated with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center to its annual ‘Top Doctors’ guide. Drawing from a Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Physician database, the list consists of Northshore-area physicians and is available in the printed version or online subscription of Northshore Magazine.

Released: 24-Mar-2022 4:25 PM EDT
Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital Physicians Recognized in Northshore Magazine's 2022 'Top Doctors'
Addison Gilbert & Beverly Hospitals

Northshore Magazine Has Named 28 Physicians Affiliated With Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital to Its Annual ‘Top Doctors’ Guide.

Released: 21-Mar-2022 11:50 AM EDT
A novel painless and reliable allergy test
University of Bern

Although allergies are widespread, their diagnosis is complex and, depending on the type of allergy, the prospects of success with therapy are not always clear.

Released: 7-Mar-2022 3:05 PM EST
Is it working? Scientists say gene variant indicates effectiveness of immunotherapy for allergies
University of Fukui

Seasonal allergies are very widespread in certain parts of the world. In Japan, it is estimated that about one third of the population is allergic to the pollen of the Japanese cedar, a native tree species, making Japanese cedar pollinosis one of the most common allergic diseases in the country.

Released: 4-Mar-2022 10:05 AM EST
Microneedle approach to address peanut allergy shows promise in mice
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Mice that received treatments with peanut-coated microneedles had significant increased rates of desensitization to peanut allergy compared with epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT), a new study found. The microneedle treatment success was achieved despite applying a dose of peanut protein 10-times lower than the dose delivered by EPIT. Researchers say the findings demonstrate the potential for peanut microneedles to improve food allergen immunotherapy through the skin.

Newswise: What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season
Released: 22-Feb-2022 8:00 AM EST
What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

With Covid still on people's minds, they might not be thinking about spring allergies, so symptoms could sneak up on them. It's important to stay ahead of symptoms.

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Released: 11-Feb-2022 11:30 AM EST
How to Relieve Hives at Home
American Academy of Dermatology

Hives are a common skin reaction that causes itchy bumps or raised, swollen-looking patches to appear on the skin. If you have a darker skin tone, hives are often the same color as your skin, or slightly darker or lighter. If you have a lighter skin tone, the hives will look red or pink.

Newswise: Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
Released: 25-Jan-2022 7:00 AM EST
Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Five suggestions from ACAAI to keep love and passion top of mind, while also steering a course to help loved ones control allergy or asthma symptoms.

Released: 24-Jan-2022 3:40 PM EST
The Latest Research News from the Health Disparities Channel
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The latest research news from the Health Disparities Channel.

Released: 20-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
New study reports mask-wearing experiences of adults with asthma 
University of Illinois Chicago

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago conducted an online survey of 501 adults with asthma to better understand the extent of, and the problems related to, mask use in the era of COVID-19. Even though study participants almost uniformly adhered to mask wearing in public, 84% experienced discomfort, and 75% reported trouble breathing or shortness of breath at least a little of the time while wearing a mask.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
专家提醒:Mayo Clinic Healthcare肺病科医师介绍管理哮喘的技巧
Mayo Clinic

伦敦 — 哮喘是一种气道变得肿胀而狭窄的病症,可能会产生额外的粘液和其他症状。尽管哮喘影响的是成人,但它也是儿童中最常见的长期性疾病。根据世界卫生组织的数据,全球有超过2.62亿人受到哮喘的影响,超过461,000人因哮喘而死亡。

Released: 6-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
تنبيه من خبير: طبيب الرئة في مايو كلينك للرعاية الصحية يقدم نصائح للتعامل مع الربو
Mayo Clinic

لندن — الربو هو حالة يحدث فيها ضيق في المسالك الهوائية وانتفاخ، مما يتسبب في إنتاج مخاط إضافي إلى جانب أعراض أخرى. وبينما يصيب الربو البالغين، فإنه يُعد أكثر الأمراض طويلة الأمد شيوعًا لدى الأطفال. يعاني أكثر من 262 مليون شخص على مستوى العالم من الربو، وقد توفي منه أكثر من 461 ألفًا، وفقًا لمنظمة الصحة العالمية.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
Alerta dos especialistas: pneumologista da Mayo Clinic Healthcare fornece dicas para o controle da asma
Mayo Clinic

a asma é uma condição de saúde que causa estreitamento e inchaço das vias aéreas, com possível produção adicional de muco, além de outros sintomas. Embora a asma também afete os adultos, é a doença crônica mais comum em crianças. Mais de 262 milhões de pessoas em todo o mundo sofrem de asma e mais de 461 mil morreram em decorrência dela, de acordo com a Organização Mundial da Saúde.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 10:05 AM EST
Advertencia del experto: Neumólogo de Mayo Clinic Healthcare ofrece sugerencias para controlar el asma
Mayo Clinic

El asma es una afección en la que las vías respiratorias se estrechan e hinchan y puede haber tanto más mucosidad como otros síntomas. Aunque el asma también afecta a los adultos, es la enfermedad más frecuente en los niños. En el mundo, más de 262 millones de personas sufren de asma y más de 461 000 han muerto debido a esta afección, según informa la Organización Mundial de la Salud.

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Released: 17-Dec-2021 11:05 AM EST
Keeping Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Under Control in the New Year
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Making small, manageable adjustments is a great start to getting on a healthier path and seeing improvements in controlling allergy and asthma flares.

Newswise: Better Identification of Sesame in Food Packaging Needed to Avoid Anaphylaxis
Released: 15-Dec-2021 9:45 AM EST
Better Identification of Sesame in Food Packaging Needed to Avoid Anaphylaxis
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that among those who self-reported an allergic reaction to sesame, more than 56% of products which contained sesame did not declare sesame on the label.

Newswise: Food Allergy Expert on Peanut Allergy Treatment for Children
Released: 13-Dec-2021 1:05 PM EST
Food Allergy Expert on Peanut Allergy Treatment for Children
Translational Pulmonary and Immunology Research Center (TPIRC)

Dr. Inderpal Randhawa is providing true food freedom to those with severe food allergies with his Tolerance Induction Program (TIP™).

Released: 9-Dec-2021 1:40 PM EST
Southern California Food Allergy Institute Expands to San Diego
Translational Pulmonary and Immunology Research Center (TPIRC)

Pediatric food allergy and anaphylaxis treatment center to open first location outside of Long Beach in early 2022

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Released: 23-Nov-2021 9:45 AM EST
How to Plan a Holiday Season Free of COVID, Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

With a bit of preparation ahead of your holiday events, you can make sure everyone is safe from allergy and asthma flares, in addition to possible COVID-19 exposure.

Newswise: A puppy’s diet seems to be a sig­ni­fic­ant factor in the de­vel­op­ment of al­lergy and atopy re­lated skin symp­toms in adult dogs
Released: 18-Nov-2021 4:20 PM EST
A puppy’s diet seems to be a sig­ni­fic­ant factor in the de­vel­op­ment of al­lergy and atopy re­lated skin symp­toms in adult dogs
University of Helsinki

Researchers at the University of Helsinki studied the relationship between allergy and atopy related skin symptoms at adult age and different types of diets as well as individual dietary food items in the same 4022 dogs when they were puppies.

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Released: 10-Nov-2021 5:05 PM EST
Expert: Allergies no reason to avoid COVID-19 vaccination
University of Florida

A Q&A with a University of Florida Health allergist and immunologist

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Mark Corbett es designado como presidente del ACAAI
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

El alergista Mark Corbett, MD, de Louisville, KY, fue designado como presidente del Colegio Americano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología (ACAAI) en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI el 8 de noviembre en Nueva Orleans.

4-Nov-2021 2:30 PM EDT
An Inflammation to Remember
American Technion Society

A new discovery of a physiological mechanism of psychosomatic illnesses could open a new therapeutic avenue for treating chronic inflammatory conditions such as Crohn's disease, psoriasis, and other autoimmune conditions, by attenuating their memory trace in the brain.

1-Nov-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Mark Corbett Installed as ACAAI President
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Allergist Mark Corbett, MD, of Louisville, KY, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting on November 8 in New Orleans.

Released: 5-Nov-2021 1:05 PM EDT
For psoriasis, molecular signature in healthy-appearing skin may be best predictor of response to anti-TNF treatment
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

It’s common for people with psoriasis to develop dry, inflamed skin lesions. But researchers found specific gene expression changes in healthy-appearing skin were a better predictor of clinical response to etanercept, an anti-TNF treatment prescribed to up to one-fifth of psoriasis patients. They say finding predictive signs in a patient’s genetic profile is a step toward applying precision medicine to complex inflammatory skin diseases.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Caso médicamente desafiante muestra que los AINE pueden provocar anafilaxia inducida por ejercicio
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo caso médicamente difícil presentado en la Reunión Científica Anual del ACAAI de este año informa de una situación en la que un medicamento antinflamatorio no esteroideo (AINE) causó una reacción anafiláctica en una maratonista.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Most Young People with Asthma Haven’t Been Prepared to Transition to Adult Asthma Care
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that most young adults surveyed did not receive sufficient transition preparation from their pediatric asthma providers.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Possible Allergic Reaction to COVID-19 Vaccine Shouldn’t Mean Skipping the Vaccine
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Two new studies being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting show most people who think they will have an allergic reaction, or who believe they have had an allergic response to the first vaccine, can safely be fully vaccinated.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Four Years After Release of Guidelines, Parents Still Not Informed About Early Peanut Introduction
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that although 58% of those surveyed reported their primary care physician discussed early peanut introduction, only 40% of the parents said they received a recommendation to introduce peanut by 11 months of age.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Pregnant Women with Penicillin Allergy Label Should be Tested to Reduce Antibiotic Exposure
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting showed the majority of pregnant women with a penicillin allergy label who were tested were not allergic and could tolerate penicillin during labor.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
New Study Shows Latinos with COVID-19 Had Higher Probability of Developing Asthma Exacerbations
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals Latinos with asthma were 4.6 times more likely than Blacks to develop asthma exacerbations (uncontrolled asthma) following COIVD-19, and 2.9 times more likely than whites.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Cuatro años después de la publicación de las directrices, aún no se informa a los padres sobre la incorporación temprana del cacahuate
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que, aunque el 58 % de los encuestados informaron de que su médico de atención primaria (PCP) les habló sobre la incorporación temprana del cacahuate, solo el 40 % de los padres dijo haber recibido una recomendación de incorporar el cacahuate antes de los 11 meses de edad.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Las posibles reacciones alérgicas a la vacuna contra la COVID-19 no deben significar no ponerse la vacuna
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Dos nuevos estudios que se presentan en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año muestran que la mayoría de las personas que piensan que tendrán una reacción alérgica, o que creen que han tenido una respuesta alérgica a la primera vacuna, pueden recibir todas las dosis de la vacuna de forma segura.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Las mujeres embarazadas con etiqueta de alergia a la penicilina deberían evaluar su alergia para reducir la exposición a antibióticos
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año mostró que la mayoría de las mujeres embarazadas con una etiqueta de alergia a la penicilina a las que se les hizo la prueba no eran alérgicas y podían tolerar la penicilina durante el parto.


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