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Article ID: 703482

Todd A. Mahr Installed as ACAAI President

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

New ACAAI President and President-Elect take office

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8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST
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    16-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703455

Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier to Clean It May Prevent Allergies

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

New research suggests a link between parental sucking on a pacifier and a lower allergic response among young children.

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8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST
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    16-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703462

Caregiver’s Poor Knowledge of Asthma Means Longer Hospital Stay for Child

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

New research shows children of caregivers with poor asthma knowledge were four times more likely to have a prolonged hospital stay. A “prolonged” stay was defined as more than two days.

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8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST
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    16-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703463

Your Severe Eczema May Best be Treated by Allergy Shots

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

New research found allergy shots provided significant benefits to the eczema symptoms suffered by a 48-year-old man.

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8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704103

An Overdue First Step; Immediate Follow-up Needed

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

In response to today’s shocking data from the CDC documenting a 78 percent increase e-cigarette use among high schoolers and a 48 percent increase among middle schoolers, the FDA is finally taking concrete action to regulate tobacco products. The American Thoracic Society strongly supports the initial announcement, but more concrete action is needed.

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15-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST
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    15-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703360

Best of Meeting Abstract: Tobacco Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients With Fibromyalgia

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)

Patients with fibromyalgia who use tobacco products are at greater risk for cognitive impairment and other symptoms that affect quality of life, according to the results of a study from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MI.

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12-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 704026

Researchers identify a mechanism that fuels cancer cells’ growth

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The study, led by UCLA professors Claudio Scafoglio and David Shackelford, suggests that a biomarker can help scientists detect lung cancer earlier, when it is much easier to treat.

Released:
14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704002

Mayo Clinic receives National Cancer Institute grant to help cancer patients quit tobacco

Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has received a supplemental grant from the National Cancer Institute to ensure that all cancer patients who use tobacco have access to treatment for their tobacco use.

Released:
14-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703961

Tulane University awarded $8.5 million contract to develop next-generation whooping cough vaccine

Tulane University

The National Institutes of Health awarded Tulane University School of Medicine a contract for up to $8.5 million over five years to develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough.”

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14-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EST

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