Start preparing now to make your 4th of July holiday allergy and asthma-free.
Allergy and asthma symptoms can feel particularly out of control during summer months. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology offer tips on how to keep symptoms in check.
Two studies in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed different responses to the stresses of COVID-19. COVID-19 increased anxiety and symptoms for asthma sufferers, while parents of children with food allergies suffered less anxiety.
Allergist Mark Corbett, MD, of Louisville, KY, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting on November 8 in New Orleans.
Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que la mayoría de los adultos encuestados no recibió preparación suficiente para su transición de parte de sus proveedores de la salud de asma infantil.
A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting showed the majority of pregnant women with a penicillin allergy label who were tested were not allergic and could tolerate penicillin during labor.
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.
A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that early egg introduction is associated with decreased egg allergy.
A new medically challenging case presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reports a situation in which a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug caused an anaphylactic reaction in a female runner.
Two new studies being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting show most people who think they will have an allergic reaction, or who believe they have had an allergic response to the first vaccine, can safely be fully vaccinated.
A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that although 58% of those surveyed reported their primary care physician discussed early peanut introduction, only 40% of the parents said they received a recommendation to introduce peanut by 11 months of age.
A new study being presented at this ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that most young adults surveyed did not receive sufficient transition preparation from their pediatric asthma providers.
A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals Latinos with asthma were 4.6 times more likely than Blacks to develop asthma exacerbations (uncontrolled asthma) following COIVD-19, and 2.9 times more likely than whites.
The end of summer means the beginning of fall allergy season. But you’ve probably already got at least one protective measure in place: your COVID-19 mask.
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.
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.
Climate change has made pollen season longer and worse throughout North America – bad news for those who suffer with nasal allergies.
A new survey in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that of those who used cannabis, about half smoked it while a third vaped – both “inhalation routes” likely to affect one’s lungs.
ACAAI COVID-19 Task Force updates guidance for physicians and other providers related to risk of an allergic reaction from mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.
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.
A new study being presented at this year’s virtual ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting shows that nearly one in five parents of food-allergic kids are the target of bullying by a multitude of sources.
A medically challenging case presented at this year’s virtual ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting revealed that for a man with several skin allergies, mask-wearing triggered his contact dermatitis.
Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI revela que el impacto que tienen las alergias alimentarias en la calidad de vida (FAQOL) de los pacientes asiáticos y sus padres es significativamente mayor que para otras razas.
A new study being presented at this year’s virtual ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals the impact on food allergy quality of life (FAQOL) for Asian patients and their parents is significantly higher than for other races.
Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI muestra que casi uno de cada cinco padres de niños con alergias alimentarias son el blanco de intimidación por parte de múltiples fuentes.
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.
Parents should be just as aware of fire ants in the fall as the spring because it’s dangerous for a child to step in a fire ant mound this time of the year and be stung
A COVID-19 Halloween means additional precautions for kids with allergies and asthma.
The ACAAI PCACP model is a value-based care model that gives physicians specializing in asthma care the resources and flexibility they need to better diagnose and manage patients with asthma.
As wildfires continue to burn across western U.S. states, those with respiratory illnesses such as asthma need to be alert to the effects of smoke on their breathing.
This year, as COVID-19 continues to spread, it’s more important than ever that anyone with asthma get a flu shot to keep them healthy and out of the hospital.
Kids with allergies and asthma may have to take extra precautions as they head back to school this year.
The U.S. is currently experiencing a devastating shortage of plasma, and those in need are being forced to skip necessary treatments or go without – a possibly fatal situation.
Allergy and asthma sufferers may find their symptoms are more frequent and severe due to the “Sarahan Plume.”
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.
A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology reveals that too little sleep, and occasionally too much sleep, can negatively impact adults with asthma.
A new guideline from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the Joint Task Force for Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters provides recommendations for the management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) in pediatric and adult patients.
Especially as asthma patients around the world deal with COVID-19, staying on course with their regular treatment in order to keep their asthma under control is more important than ever.
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There is no data to suggest that continuing allergy and asthma medications will have any effect on increasing your risk of getting the COVID-19 infection, or if you get the infection, lead to a worse outcome.
Certain areas of the country are experiencing shortages of albuterol inhalers. There are options for asthma sufferers who can’t get an inhaler.
Spring allergies can be tricky to treat because not everyone is allergic to the same things, even though symptoms may look a lot alike
Allergists advise parents of children with food allergies to to offer fact-based strategies in order to not increase their child’s concerns.
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Some Valentine’s Day gifts can cause allergy and asthma symptoms and should be avoided no matter how much you think they might convey your devotion.
Nearly 90 percent of peanut-allergic individuals in the study could potentially tolerate almonds, but 33 percent preferred strict avoidance due to fear of an allergic reaction.
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.