Start preparing now to make your 4th of July holiday allergy and asthma-free.
Researchers at the University of Helsinki studied the relationship between allergy and atopy related skin symptoms at adult age and different types of diets as well as individual dietary food items in the same 4022 dogs when they were puppies.
A Q&A with a University of Florida Health allergist and immunologist
A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting followed 5,874 kids with asthma in Los Angeles for 15 years and found no increase in allergic sensitizations.
Asthma and allergies are chronic health conditions that continue to adversely impact the quality of life for many around the world. Thanks to exciting breakthroughs by Mark Siracusa, a researcher at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, there may be early signs of light at the end of the tunnel.
ACAAI is having an in-person meeting this year to deliver the latest news in allergies, asthma, and immunology.
This public education campaign was created to give the millions of sinus sufferers around the world access to patient focused, trusted information about their sinus symptoms and conditions, and to differentiate smell loss related to colds, allergies, sinus issues, and COVID-19.
Ragweed levels are on the rise as the summer months draw to a close according to Rachna Shah, MD, a Loyola Medicine allergist who oversees the Loyola Medicine Daily Allergy Count. “A spike in ragweed tends to mark the informal start of the fall allergy season, which typically begins in mid-August,” says Dr. Shah.
For parents of kids with allergies and asthma, preventing their kids from suffering flares of these conditions, along with preventing COVID-19, will top their priority list this school year.
Springtime can be difficult on children who have to deal with allergies on top of their asthma.
Spring has officially sprung, which means warmer weather, fresh blooms and the start of seasonal allergies.
COVID-19 has changed the stigma around wearing face masks to protect against unwanted particles in the air that we might be breathing in.
This summer, camps for kids will not only have to protect kids from COVID-19, but kids with allergies and asthma will need to be kept safe from an allergic reaction or asthma flare.
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 20, 2021) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick allergy specialist Leonard Bielory is available for interviews on the spring allergy season in New Jersey. “One can expect a brisk allergy season this year since we had a lot…
At the end of 2020, experts led by allergists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) examined all information related to possible allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccinations.
Early life exposure to antibotics in utero and through mother’s milk disrupts beneficial gut bacteria, compromising T-cell development, Rutgers research shows
Masking can prevent more than COVID-19 from spreading this spring: Allergic rhinitis symptoms have shown to be significantly reduced with facemask usage during the pandemic.
Since its opening in January 2016, the Johns Hopkins Capacity Command Center has helped the Johns Hopkins Health System manage hospital operations — notably the flow of patients. So when the COVID-19 pandemic and the first people with the illness came to the hospital, the capacity command center was ready to manage the influx of patients.
New Brunswick, N.J. (March 9, 2021) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick allergy specialist Leonard Bielory is available for interviews on a study he co-authored that correlates higher airborne pollen concentrations with increased SARS-CoV-2 infection rates. High-risk individuals should wear particle filter…
Keeping loved ones with allergies and asthma healthy on Valentine’s Day can be very romantic.
As we wait for COVID-19 to be contained, allergies and asthma haven’t gone away and need to be addressed in the new year.
Despite downsized holiday celebrations, your allergies and asthma need full scale precautions to get you through the season.
Children under age 2 who take antibiotics are at greater risk for childhood-onset asthma, respiratory allergies, eczema, celiac disease, obesity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a paper written jointly by Mayo Clinic and Rutgers researchers. While previous studies have looked at the association of antibiotics with single diseases, this is the first to look at the association across many diseases.
A new study being presented at this year’s virtual American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting examined hospital data and determined those with allergic conditions did not have more severe COVID-related disease than those without.
A COVID-19 Halloween means additional precautions for kids with allergies and asthma.
Cooler weather, pumpkins, and falling leaves – all things that kick off the most wonderful time of year, the holiday season. But for asthma sufferers, this could mean trouble because experts see an increase in asthma attacks toward the end of September.
The continued presence of COVID-19 has not altered the fact that if you suffer from fall allergies, you may need to return to your allergist for treatment.
A Rutgers-led team may have found the key to treating inflammatory diseases like asthma, allergies, chronic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Kids with allergies and asthma may have to take extra precautions as they head back to school this year.
Due to COVID-19, this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting will be held virtually.
Allergy and asthma sufferers may find their symptoms are more frequent and severe due to the “Sarahan Plume.”
Invasive fire ants common in the Gulf Coast and Texas likely are limiting a tick-acquired meat allergy in these areas, scientists report. But they have a nasty bite of their own.
COVID-19 will mean more planning to make the 4th of July fun and safe
As many students will head to campus while COVID-19 is still a concern, it’s especially important that they stay healthy and have a good plan to manage their allergies and asthma.
Spring allergies are in full force. So how do you know if your symptoms are due to allergies or the COVID-19 virus? In a new video, “How allergy symptoms differ from COVID-19,” Loyola Medicine allergist Rachna Shah, MD, outlines the different symptoms for each, and why it’s important to keep your spring allergy and asthma symptoms under control during this pandemic.
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Individuals taking a class of steroid hormones called glucocorticoids for conditions such as asthma, allergies and arthritis on a routine basis may be unable to mount a normal stress response and are at high risk if they are infected with the virus causing COVID-19, according to a new editorial published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
How do you know if the nasal congestion and sneezing you’re experiencing is spring allergies or COVID-19?
A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows a significant association between multiple prenatal and early life exposures to indoor pollutants and the degree of allergic sensitivity in 2-year-olds.
The holidays can be tough to navigate for those with allergies and asthma. There are steps you can take to make your celebrations more fun and joy-filled for the whole family.
Two new studies contain new information on how prenatal diet, the way the baby is delivered, and infant feeding practices can affect the risk of allergy.
A new study showed most parents of pediatric patients were more or equally satisfied with the treatment their children received during telemedicine visits for allergies and asthma.
Hosting a holiday celebration can be stressful when trying to accommodate allergies and various medical conditions. Alexa Schmidt, a registered dietitian at Binghamton University, State University of New York, has tips for hosting a Thanksgiving meal that is accommodating to…
Peanuts in candy bars aren’t the only hidden allergens kids with allergies and asthma need to watch for to stay alert to Halloween frights.
As the fall months approach, the potential for seasonal allergies, runny noses and sinus infections increases.
While symptoms for each allergy season may be similar, the treatment can look very different, particularly if immunotherapy is an option.
Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., respiratory researcher and expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, can comment on seasonal respiratory system irritation and disease, such as: causes and prevention of seasonal allergies during the warmer weather upper respiratory airway diseases Cho…
Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., respiratory researcher and expertat the University of Alabama at Birmingham, can comment on seasonal respiratory system irritation and disease, such as: causes and prevention of seasonal allergies during the warmer weather upper respiratory airway diseases Cho is…