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Treatments For Severe Asthma Using Biological Agents

Jan 25, 2022

Asthma is a complex illness with a variety of symptoms and endotypes. As a result of unmet requirements in severe asthma, novel therapeutic targets beyond current medications have emerged. Several bio...

IgE and Eosinophils As Asthma Therapeutic Targets

Jan 25, 2022

For a review, it was determined that asthma was a chronic inflammatory condition defined by reversible airway restriction, and increasingly recognized as a broad-spectrum disease including many patien...

Indicators of Obesity and Adiposity in Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Jan 25, 2022

Allergen immunotherapy (AIT) was not recognized as a well-established disease-modifying treatment for allergic disorders. Its role in allergic asthma, spanning from prevention to improving asthma mana...

Coronavirus Illness and Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis: Molecular Processes and Host–Environmental Interactions in 2019

Jan 25, 2022

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus and is considered a pandemic in over 120 countries worldwide. Seniority, race, sex, comorbiditie...

Link Between Allergy History & Post-COVID-19 Vaccination Allergic Reactions

Jan 20, 2022

In December 2020, the FDA granted emergency use authorization for mRNA COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. However, within days of this authorization, there were several reports of sev...

Mannitol Inhaled in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma

Jan 20, 2022

When it became clear that asthma symptoms could not be depended on to predict the presence or absence of airway hyper-responsiveness and inflammation, the hallmarks of asthma, the necessity for a diag...

2021 USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Expand Eligibility

Jan 20, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) criteria for lung cancer screening increase eligibility compared with earlier screening criteria, wit...

T Cell Stimulation Using Iron Oxide Nanoparticles As a Subunit Vaccination Adjuvant

Jan 19, 2022

Metal-based nanoparticles (NPs) have been shown to promote innate immunity, but they have never been shown to help in the creation of particular cellular immune responses. As a result, researchers wan...

Three phlorotannins from Sargassum carpophyllum are effective against the secretion of allergic mediators from antigen-stimulated rat basophilic leukemia cells.

Jan 10, 2022

Sargassum carpophyllum (Sargassaceae) is a brown seaweed that contains phlorotannins, which are phloroglucinol polymers with reported anti-inflammatory activities. The phlorotannins 2-[2-(3,5-dihydrox...

Lymphoma and Allergic Disorders Involve Lymphocytes

Jan 07, 2022

In asthmatic inflammation, lymphocyte activation and modulation play a critical role. Different panels of cell lineages and cytokine profiles are being identified as being implicated in asthmatic symp...

Considering Genetic Studies, The Function Of Eosinophils And Basophils in Allergic illnesses

Jan 06, 2022

Basophils and eosinophils account for fewer than 1% and 5% of white blood cells, respectively. Their significance in asthma and allergic inflammation is yet unknown. For a current review, researchers ...

Environmental And Genetic Factors Have A Role In The Pathophysiology Of Asthmatic Airway Epithelial Barrier

Jan 06, 2022

For a study, researchers wanted to investigate the most recent, most significant genetic and epigenetic alterations of the epithelial barrier in response to environmental variables that might cause as...

Influenza Vaccination Determinants in a Large Adult Regional Population

Jan 06, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to identify flu vaccine determinants among a large regional population. They conducted a phone survey of a random sampling of people, asking questions about such health...

Eczema and Other Immune-Related illnesses Share Genetic Factors

Jan 06, 2022

Eczema and other allergy disorders are multifactorial illnesses caused by a combination of hereditary and environmental factors. For a review, researchers discussed recent progress in identifying new ...

Perhaps The End Of The Beginning For Genome-Wide Association Studies in Asthma

Jan 06, 2022

A study examined where we are now after a half-decade of asthma GWASs, with an emphasis on recent advancements that reveals where the GWAS field is heading in the future. An individual's vulnerability...

Atopic Asthma and Beyond: Biologic Treatment

Jan 06, 2022

Most asthma patients can be easily controlled with a typical mix of inhaled controllers and relief medications, but there is still a significant unmet demand at the severe end of the illness spectrum....

Transcutaneous Immunotherapy: New Approaches

Jan 06, 2022

A recent review highlighted current preclinical and human research examining allergen-specific immunotherapy via the transcutaneous method, as well as a justification for the use of modified allergens...

Immunotherapy Administered Sublingually

Jan 06, 2022

It is expected that allergen preparations for sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) will be approved in the United States shortly. Researchers examined SLIT experience in the United States, focusing on larg...

Sublingual Immunotherapy is Safe and Tolerable in Clinical Studies and in Everyday Life

Jan 06, 2022

Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is useful in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and asthma. Aside from effectiveness, safety is critical because this medication is typically self-administered at home....

A Series of Methodological Shifts As a Result of Sequencing

Jan 06, 2022

Next-generation sequencing research has transformed the area of genetic association studies during the last two years. Researchers examined the parallel evolution of statistical approaches. Because mo...