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Online Resource Created to Help Manage Pediatric Eczema

Aug 10, 2022

Online resource guide for can help fill in knowledge gaps for parents/caregivers when it comes for caring for a child with eczema. Studies have shown that managing eczema in children has many c...

Children With Wheat Allergy Sensitive to All Three Cereal Fractions

Aug 02, 2022

Children with immediate-type wheat allergy were sensitized to all three fractions of wheat, barley, and rye, with wheat seeming to have the most allergenicity. Cereals, including those consisti...

Anti-Asthmatic Adverse Drug Events Quadrupled in Past Decade

Jul 05, 2022

Adverse drug events due to anti-asthmatic medications have been substantially rising during the past two decades among younger children. Studies have shown that asthma medication adherence is b...

Position Paper Backs Bronchial Allergen Challenge Use

Jun 30, 2022

Although bronchial allergen challenge (BAC) is occasionally used to distinguish patients with allergic asthma among those with atopic asthma, it is currently considered a research tool without any pro...

Understanding the Updates in the Asthma Guidelines

Jun 22, 2022

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that affects millions of Americans, with variable symptoms of bronchospasm and obstruction among individuals over time. The National Heart, Lung, and Bloo...

Mepolizumab Reduces Flares in Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

Jun 16, 2022

In patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES), mepolizumab proved efficacious, reducing disease flares irrespective of baseline blood eosinophil count (BEC). For a study published in The Jo...

Anti-Peanut Antibody Responses in Children With Peanut Allergies

Jun 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to see how PPOIT (Probiotic and Peanut Oral Immunotherapy) affected peanut-specific humoral immunological indices and how such longitudinal indices were related to SU (...

Incorporating tryptase genotyping into the workup and diagnosis of mast cell diseases and reactions.

May 23, 2022

The measurement of mast cell tryptase levels in serum has found utility in the diagnosis and management of both clonal mast cell disorders and severe mast cell-dependent systemic reactions in the form...

Resveratrol attenuates mast cell mediated allergic reactions: potential for use as a nutraceutical in allergic diseases?

May 23, 2022

Allergic diseases are one of the most common health disorders affecting about 30% of the world population. Mast cells (MCs) are key effector cells of allergic reactions by releasing proinflammatory me...

Care with allergen immunotherapy for allergic respiratory diseases in Germany - Predictors and deficits.

May 09, 2022

Allergen immunotherapy (AIT) represents the only possibility of causal therapy for allergic respiratory diseases. Although the prevailing high prevalence of allergic diseases and restrictions in the d...

Misdiagnosis of fungal infections of the orbit.

May 09, 2022

To evaluate the accuracy of the initial diagnosis in the case of fungal infections of the orbit and identify factors that may influence patient outcomes.An institutional review board-approved retrospe...

The Effects of Combined Therapeutic Protocol on Allergic Rhinitis Symptoms and Molecular Determinants.

May 02, 2022

Current medications to treat allergic rhinitis (AR) include antihistamines, corticosteroids, and anti-leukotrienes. In the present study, we investigated the effects of combination therapy; using thes...

The Role of HLA-DRB1 Alleles in Pulmonary Cystic Fibrosis.

May 02, 2022

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common lethal autosomal recessive disease in white Caucasians. It affects many organs including the lung, pancreas, and liver. Whilst CF is a monogenic disease, severa...

Serodominance Profile in a Dust Mite Complex Region.

Apr 18, 2022

The objective of this study was to describe the molecular sensitization profile of mite allergy in an area with a high environmental exposure of house dust mites (HDM) and storage mites.Skin prick tes...

Mice Expressing Cosegregating Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (D298G and N397I) in TLR4 Have Enhanced Responses to House Dust Mite Allergen.

Apr 11, 2022

Asthma is a common and ubiquitous chronic respiratory disease that is associated with airway inflammation and hyperreactivity resulting in airway obstruction. It is now accepted that asthma is control...

Platelet-Activating Factor Acetylhydrolase is a Biomarker of Severe Anaphylaxis in Children.

Apr 11, 2022

There is limited ability to predict the severity of allergic reactions in children. Data derived predominantly from adults have implicated the platelet-activating factor pathway as a potential contrib...

Tele-ophthalmology as an aid tool for primary care physicians in the IDF, during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Apr 04, 2022

To describe tele-ophthalmology consultations for primary-physicians in the IDF during the Covid-19 lockdown.Retrospective cross-sectional study. Medical records of tele-ophthalmology consultations fro...

Exploring the role of basophil activation test in diagnosis of Dermatophagoides farinae sensitization and evaluation of therapeutic efficacy of subcutaneous immunotherapy in children.

Apr 04, 2022

It aims to detect basophil activation ratio (%CD63 ) in peripheral blood of children with allergic asthma and rhinitis by using Flow cytometry (FCM) , so as to analyze the application values and clini...

Mast cell activation test: a new asset in the investigation of the chlorhexidine cross-sensitization profile.

Mar 21, 2022

Insights into the IgE cross-sensitization and possible cross-reactivity patterns of sera reactive to chlorhexidine (CHX) are still incomplete and are likely to benefit from a functional exploration us...

The liver metabolic features of Mogroside V compared to Siraitia grosvenorii fruit extract in allergic pneumonia mice.

Mar 21, 2022

For a long time, Siraitia grosvenorii fruit extract (SGFE) and its dominant compounds, mogroside V(MV) were both reported to have therapeutic effects on allergic pneumonia, while previous studies only...