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Hereditary Angioedema Attacks Reduced With Donidalorsen Prophylaxis

β€” Investigational treatment passes muster in phase III trial

A photo of a man’s lip swollen from hereditary angioedema

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Early Introduction of Peanuts Holds Up After Over a Decade

Latest LEAP trial follow-up shows later peanut consumption does not impact sensitization

May 30, 2024
Kids' Spirometry Results Differed When Switching to Race-Neutral Equations

Magnitude of differences "substantially larger in children of Black race," researcher noted

May 28, 2024
GLP-1 Agonists in Adolescents and Young Adults; Benefits of Cancer Drug Trials

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May 25, 2024
GLP-1 Agonists in Adolescents and Young Adults; Benefits of Cancer Drug Trials

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BTK Inhibitor Likely to Get a Pass to Phase III in Uncontrolled Asthma

Phase II trial misses main goal, but drugmaker set to forge ahead

May 24, 2024
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Tezepelumab Shows Potential for COPD, Negative Trial Notwithstanding

Asthma drug may benefit patients with blood eosinophil counts indicative of type 2 inflammation

May 22, 2024
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Add-On Dupilumab for COPD Backed by Second Phase III Trial

NOTUS study confirms fewer exacerbations with biologic for patients on maximum inhaled therapy

May 21, 2024
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Beta-Blocker Fails to Prevent COPD Exacerbations

However, trial results don't affirm safety risks suggested by other studies

May 20, 2024
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Finding Undiagnosed Asthma, COPD and Treating It Shows Benefit in Trial

Healthcare utilization for respiratory illness halved while quality of life, symptoms improved

May 20, 2024
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Study Offers Clues on Asthma Control for Patients With Concurrent Diabetes

Compared with metformin, some newer diabetes agents linked with more acute exacerbations

May 10, 2024
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FDA Approves First Drug for WHIM Syndrome

CXCR4 antagonist mavorixafor effectively boosts neutrophils and lymphocytes to reduce infections

Apr 29, 2024
FDA APPROVED mavorixafor (Xolremdi) over a photo of warts on a woman’s hand.
Antibiotics in Infancy Tied to Higher Risk for Atopic Dermatitis

An increased number of antibiotic courses corresponded to a dose-response-like increased risk

Apr 29, 2024
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More Cases of Asthma, COPD, Hypertension After Military Burn Pit Exposure

Ask veterans with symptoms if they were deployed to bases with open burn pits, says expert

Apr 25, 2024
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When Red-Hot Isn't Enough: CDC's Heat Risk Tool Sets Magenta as Most Dangerous Level

Heat is the number one cause of weather-related death

Apr 23, 2024
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IG Live April 22: Temperature Rising, Health Declining

How health professionals can help confront climate change

Apr 18, 2024
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New Consensus Recs for Oral Immunotherapy in Food Allergies

Allergist Zahida Maskatia, MD, shares how the guidelines will change practice

Apr 17, 2024
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COVID Infection Not Linked to New Asthma Diagnoses in Kids

Less exposure to respiratory viruses, other asthma risk factors during pandemic may have helped

Apr 12, 2024
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FDA Expands Approval of Severe Asthma Drug

Add-on maintenance therapy benralizumab now indicated for children ages 6 to 11 years as well

Apr 11, 2024
FDA APPROVED benralizumab (Fasenra) over a computer rendering of an inflamed bronchial tube.
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