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Asthma: spacers do not reduce risk for severe exacerbations, oral thrush

The findings of this large cohort study challenge long-held assumptions that spacers improve pMDI effectiveness.

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Chronic cough: can FeNO diagnose cough-variant asthma, eosinophilic bronchitis?

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Asthma: 33% of adults are misdiagnosed

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Asthma and COPD Vitals for January 2017

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Diagnosing airflow obstruction: bronchodilator FVC response is more relevant than FEV1

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Asthma: Cochrane review finds better outcomes with combined inhaled therapy in the ED

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Asthma: 4 independently validated and longitudinally stable phenotypes identified

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Asthma: toddlers sensitive to inhaled allergens should be monitored for asthma

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Osteoarthritis: leptin has many roles in rheumatic conditions

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High risk HLA incompatible kidney transplant in sensitized patients has no survival benefit
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High risk HLA incompatible kidney transplant in sensitized patients has no survival benefit

Transplant waiting time in sensitized patients is much longer

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Allergy Clin Immunol
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Asthma: race-related differences in eosinophilic airway inflammation

Are differences in eosinophilic airway inflammation responsible for race-related differences in asthma burden?

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Diagnosing asthma-COPD overlap syndrome in primary care

In the primary care setting, ACOS may be identified by self-reported wheeze and/or bronchodilator reversibility.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int Arch Allergy Immunol
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Asthma in children: can serum tryptase levels predict disease severity?

Could baseline tryptase levels be used to diagnose asthma when spirometry is not feasible?

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Asthma
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Pediatric asthma: low-literacy action plan boosts parental knowledge of medication use

Plain language, pictogram- and photo-based action plan demonstrates favorable results vs a standard action plan.

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Mepolizumab vs omalizumab in severe asthma: is one better than the other?

Indirect comparison uses data from 4 randomized controlled trials.

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  • Clinical Essentials from International Journal of Molecular Sciences
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Adolescent food allergies associated with adult-onset atopic dermatitis

Adult-onset AD is a newly recognized phenomenon.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol
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Intervention program reduces asthma symptoms in African-American women

Telephone-based program also increased asthma control and decreased asthma-related hospitalizations.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Do culturally based health intervention programs work?

UK study finds intervention program targeted at patients of South Asian descent improves primary care follow-up for asthma.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Acta Paediatrica
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Children with atopic dermatitis at greater risk for multiple allergies

Polysensitization is common but not well understood.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatrics
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ICU use higher among black children with asthma

Biggest differences seen in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

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Fungal sensitivity common in asthma

Sensitivity to fungal allergens associated with more frequent ICU admission and mechanical ventilation.

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Water hardness, birth season affect infants' risk for atopic dermatitis

AD prevalence was 15% in Danish cohort.

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OSA tied to worsened asthma

Patients with asthma who snore should be assessed for OSA.

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