In children age 5 to 11 with mild-to-moderate persistent asthma treated with daily inhaled glucocorticoids, quintupling the dose of inhaled glucocorticoids during the initial signs of worsening asthma control did not reduce the rate of severe exacerbations.
Researchers examined real-world characteristics of patients receiving albuterol multidose dry powder inhaler or short-acting β2 agonists with short-acting β2 agonists for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Prenatal vitamin D is associated with an increased risk for allergic rhinitis in children born to African American women, but not white women.
Patients with opioid dependence or abuse may exhibit a higher prevalence of asthma compared with the general population.
Researchers assessed whether the administration of dupilumab improves signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis in patients with or without comorbid asthma.
A cohort from the CANDLE study was assessed to determine if race plays a role in the protective effect of maternal vitamin D levels on childhood asthma.
Data from the Isle of Wight birth cohort study and the Kuwait University Allergy cross-sectional study were used to assess self-reported acetaminophen use and asthma diagnosis.
Overweight/obese preschools have greater asthma symptoms than normal-weight children when untreated.
New evidence regarding safety is spurring the US FDA to remove a Boxed Warning from certain inhaled medications used to treat asthma and COPD.
The researchers found that 42% of the estimated 12 million ever-employed adults with current asthma had received a pneumococcal vaccine.
Asthma was associated with Crohn's disease and with early- and late-onset ulcerative colitis.
No significant effects were found from oral corticosteroid use for acute lower respiratory tract infection in adults without asthma.
Distinct differences occur between eosinophilic COPD and COPD patients with asthma.
A 2016 thunderstorm asthma outbreak in Australia occurred when high grass pollen concentrations were dispersed by strong winds.
Research presented at the AAAAI Annual Meeting suggests a link between maternal vitamin E levels and childhood asthma development.
Results showed no link between inhaled corticosteroids and risk of pharyngitis, otitis media, or sinusitis.
About one-third of adults with physician-diagnosed asthma in the last 5 years may not have a current diagnosis.
Recent advances in measuring asthma control tools have enhanced ongoing assessment and monitoring of asthma.
Supplementation during pregnancy was associated with reduction in risk of persistent wheezing and asthma in offspring.
Cured meat intake levels also had an indirect effect mediated by body mass index.
Exposure during infancy was associated with increased risk up to 16 years of age, especially for nonallergic disease.
Strategies include source removal, source control, and asthma education.
Omalizumab is useful in the management of severe asthma with overlapping COPD.
Regulatory T cells are decreased with farm exposure and increased among those with asthma.
Endoscopic sinus surgery improved asthma quality of life and control in patients with uncontrolled asthma.
Children were assessed for allergic sensitization by two microarray system. As a result, 47% of children had allergic sensitization.
Researchers measured rates of childhood allergic conditions with data from healthcare provider-based diagnoses.
Rates of chronic conditions are on the rise in children, and children living in poverty have a higher risk of ADHD and asthma, compared with wealthier children.
Inhalers are often inappropriately prescribed to children assumed to have asthma without proper diagnostic testing.
A National Center for Health Statistics study found significantly higher rates of asthma prevalence among obese women compared with men.